In April 2016 we hold the 55th anniversary of the space age opening. The author of the article dwells upon the topic of unfadabale act of courage of the first astronaut Yuriy Gagarin. The author analyses both: Gagarin’s biography facts and his lifetime dream generation stages, and some out-of-the-way bits of information concerning the space craft pre-launch procedures. The article also informs about The Integrated Memorial Museum on Gagarin’s native soil.
the article is devoted to the life and creative work of a famous Russian composer - Mikhail Ivanovich Glinka. His versatile personality is really striking. A great composer was also a great pianist, a chamber singer, a vocal tutor and even a writer. His interests besides music are amazing and diverse: he could speak several foreign languages, went in for zoology, botany, art and geography.He is the author of world-known operas "Ruslan and Lyudmila" and "Ivan Susanin" and many other orchestral works. He is by right the creator of the national classical music school.
The article is devoted to the study and analysis of the history of a unique ancient church of the 12 th century - the Church of St. Pete and Paul in Smolensk. The author describes the 800 years of life of the church - a witness of the most important historical events of the city and the country.