The Minister of culture of Russia Vladimir Medinsky opened page in the social network "Vkontakte". The Minister said in the welcome post that he intends "to talk about current news in the sphere of culture", as well as to get acquainted with the proposals and opinions of Internet users.
Medinsky said that the Ministry of culture started to cooperate with popular Russian videoblogger "for the dissemination of national culture".
The Minister added to his list of friends of the President of the Republic of Tatarstan Rustam Minnikhanov, as well as bloggers like Dmitry Maslennikov, Jan Lapotko, Karina, Kasparyants and Julia Pushman.
10 March, the head of the Ministry of culture carried with bloggers meeting, which offered Internet-star collaboration in the promotion of education and culture. "It is important to show the fashion to learn to read, including classics. Gently suggest that reading doesn't just Twitter. Show where to go, what can and should the young man see what you can learn," explained the initiative of the Minister.
Russian filmmakers Kim Druzhinin and Andrey Shalopa received the award of the second festival of the BRICS countries over the film "28 Panfilov". The film won in the category "Best Director". As told by a member of the jury, Director Sergei Mokritsky, "the picture is very loved by the Chinese audience."
In the framework of the 39th Moscow international film festival in the capital's cinema "October" from 22 to 29 June there is a panorama of Indian cinema. The event will show viewers the movies "Bahubali: the Beginning", "the Magic river", "Deadly turn", "Real friends", "Suicide" and "Negative hero".
Russian designer Ekaterina Dobryakova presented a capsule collection of clothing. The main theme of the lineup became tropical prints. Things demonstrated presenter Helen Volatile. "If summer is not coming to your town — then you need to imagine you're in another city," said the designer.
A resident of the British city of Wolverhampton, County of West Midlands, winning a million pounds (about 77 million) in the Euromillions lottery has decided to remain a cashier in a supermarket. She earns £ 9 per hour, which is only 1.5 pounds more than the minimum salary permitted in the UK.
Russian President Vladimir Putin will meet with former U.S. Secretary of state Henry Kissinger, who arrived in Moscow to participate in the "Primako readings". "You know that they have a long dialogue, trust," — reminded the press-Secretary of the head of state, Dmitry Peskov. 93-year-old diplomat meets with Putin.