The Presidential Library to tell about Alexander Nevsky

5 April 2021

The Presidential Library released an electronic collection of the rarest publications devoted to Prince Alexander Nevsky. Documents and books tell about the prince's personality, his battles and, in particular, the Battle on the Ice, which took place on April 5, 1242, on Lake Peipsi. It is considered one of the most important battles that glorified Alexander Nevsky.

Film from the series "Unconquered"

4 April 2021

The film from "The Unconquered" series was created by the Alexander Pechersky Memorial Foundation. The film will be presented on April 9 at the Presidential Library inspirer and screenwriter Ilya Vasiliev. The film tells the story of Alexander Pechersky's feat. Pechersky was the leader of the uprising in the Sobibor Nazi Extermination Camp in Poland.

Cadets of naval educational institutions to learn about the Presidential Library's materials about the "remarkable battle" on Lake Peipsi

4 April 2021

By the order of the Chief Commander of the Russian Navy, Admiral Nikolai Yevmenov, on the intensification of military-historical work in the Navy, cadets of the Saint-Petersburg naval educational institutions will learn about the unique materials of the Presidential Library about one of the most decisive battles that glorified Alexander Nevsky - the Battle on the Ice. It deprived the German conquerors of the chance of capturing the northern territory of Russia. The battle took place on April 5, 1242, on Lake Peipsi.

Summer Garden created for the splendour and glory of Russia

3 April 2021

...317 years ago, on April 5, 1704, Peter I gave an order to Tikhon Streshnev, the head of the Razryadny Prikaz: "Soon after receiving my letter, please, don't hesitate to send with the gardener all perfume flowers from Izmailovo to Petersburg''. This date, April 5, is considered the birthday of the Summer Garden.

Информационный портал Санкт-Петербурга - Летний сад Петербурга – накануне дня рождения, «глазами» Президентской библиотеки; Информационный портал «Новости Петродворцового района Санкт-Петербурга» - Об истории Летнего сада рассказывают материалы Президентской библиотеки.

Donetsk residents audited a lecture on the role of the family in Dostoevsky's life and work

2 April 2021

On April 2, 2021, the Presidential Library hosted a video lecture entitled "The Value of Family in the Philosophical Vision of Fyodor Dostoyevsky" as part of the Knowledge of Russia project. The event was the second in a series of lectures "Fyodor Dostoevsky - Conversation about Values", dedicated to the 200th anniversary of the world-famous writer, which will be celebrated on November 11, 2021.

The Presidential Library to host the students' contest with the use of the Presidential Library's information resources

2 April 2021

The Presidential Library accepts term papers, final qualifying works, articles, reports and other research materials for the student work contest. The main condition for participation in the contest is the mandatory use of the Presidential Library’s resources.

Официальный сайт Департамента образования и науки Брянской области - Конкурс студенческих работ (проектов) с использованием информационных ресурсов Президентской библиотеки .

The Commander in Chief of the Russian Navy instructed the Centre of the Russian Geographical Society under the Main Command of the Navy to organize the interaction with the Presidential Library

1 April 2021

The Presidential Library launched the digitization of 98 maps of the Russian Empire and the Soviet Union. It is more than 760 pages, including atlases. These precious and valuable exhibits (the most ancient items date back to the 1770s) were provided to the Presidential library by the Russian Geographical Society.