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Life and state activity of G. A. Potemkin-Tavricheski — in the electronic rarities of the Presidential Library

22 September 2017

September 24, 2017, marks the 278th anniversary of the birth of the Russian state and military leader Grigory Aleksandrovich Potemkin-Tavricheski (1739—1791). The Presidential Library has collected a large number of materials dedicated to of the Empress’ Catherine II right-hand man and supporter, besides biographies, also including documentary evidences of the great deeds committed for the development and strengthening of the Russian Empire.

Dmitry Medvedev and the Prime Minister of Finland Juha Sipilä have met in the Presidential Library

21 September 2017

On September 21, 2017, a working meeting of the Chairman of the Government of the Russian Federation Dmitry Medvedev and the Prime Minister of Finland Juha Sipilä took place at the premises of the Presidential Library in St. Petersburg. The meeting was held on the opening day of the Russian-Finnish Cultural Forum, timed to coincide with the 100th anniversary of Finland’s independence.

The interactive Olympiad for school students starts in the Presidential Library

21 September 2017

From September 21 to November 30, 2017, the Presidential Library will conduct the first round of “Russia in the Electronic World” Annual Interactive School Olympiad in History, Social Studies and the Russian Language Arts. Herzen State Pedagogical University of Russia provides the traditional support for the project.

Creative writing of Alexey Tolstoy was discussed on public video lecturing of the Presidential Library

19 September 2017

The personality of Alexei Tolstoy was the connecting link between the Golden Age and the Silver Age, because it has so rare in pen craft universalism. Chief researcher at the Institute of Russian Literature (Pushkin House) of the Russian Academy of Sciences Vladimir Kotelnikov, PhD in Philology, told that at public video lecturing of the Presidential Library entitled “An admirer of the decent muse: on the 200th anniversary of the birth of A. K. Tolstoy.”

The great military leader M. I. Kutuzov — in rare publications and historical documents of the Presidential Library

16 September 2017

September 16, 2017, marks the 270th anniversary of the birth of the great Russian military leader Mikhail Illarionovich Kutuzov. The electronic fund of the Presidential Library contains numerous materials dedicated to the life and military activities of the Field Marshal General: rare editions of the XIX — the early XX century and studies, as well as historical documents.

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