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Anna Kern's grandson, who was partly raised by Alexander Pushkin's son Grigory. However, his interest leaned toward cartography and oceanography. Yuly Shokalsky was born on October 17, 1856.

Aleksandr Burmistrov

On September 20, 1862, a monument in honor of the millennial anniversary of the calling of the Varangians to Russia was erected in Veliky Novgorod


Remembering the achievements of an outstanding scientist


On September 13, 1745, the first Atlas of Russia was published


On September 12, 1940, a path that led to an ancient site – the Lascaux Cave – was discovered


September 10, 1872, is the birthday of Vladimir Arseniev, Russian explorer, military orientalist and writer

Author Polina Ostrizhnaya

One returning ship out of five and 18 people out of 280 – on September 6, 1522, the first round-the-world expedition ended


Every year there are more and more wildfires in forest areas

Author Anna Posokhova
Video Dmitry Samsonov
Video Aleksandr Kozlov

This holiday was first celebrated in our country in 2020


In 1994, the UN General Assembly established a new commemorative date to celebrate the diversity of the world's indigenous cultures


In 1893, the Corinth Canal was put in operation

Author Anna Posokhova

Forests cover almost a half of Russia’s territory. What functions, apart from economic ones, do forests have? We have learned it from Director of the Center for Ecological Problems and Forest Productivity of RAS, RAS correspondent member N. V. Lukina

Author Anastasia Ibragimova
Photo Nikolay Mokhnachev
Video Aleksandr Kozlov

We talk about Antarctica – a storeroom of biological resources, a unique continent that belongs to no country de jure

Author Yanina Khuzhina

On July 21, 1983, the temperature of –87.2°С was registered at Vostok Station in the Antarctic. That earned the station the title of the “pole of cold” 

Author Anastasia Ibragimova

The exploration of Arctic Region, territory rich in mineral resources, is a key global trend today

Video Dmitry Samsonov
Author Evgeniya Chernoskulova

On July 5th, 1881, Egyptologist Emil Brugsch discovered an ancient Egyptian tomb with graves of pharaohs


Could anyone circle the globe in 80 days? What if we cut that down to 13 days?


Nearly 82 km in nine hours is a good alternative to a long journey from the Atlantic to the Pacific Ocean via the southern end of America. June 12, 1920, the Panama Canal opened officially

Author Alexander Burmistrov

On May 29, 1919, Arthur Eddington recorded a total solar eclipse on camera


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