China Russian film festival opens in Beijing

A film festival jointly hosted by China and Russia opened here Friday, scheduled to screen seven Russian films in Beijing and Wuhan, capital of central China’s Hubei Province. The opening film was “Salyut 7,” a 2017 historical drama based on actual events in 1985 related to a space mission of the Soviet Union. Another film […]

Direct flight links Inner Mongolia, Russia

A new flight linking Hohhot, capital of north China’s Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, with Russia’s capital Moscow was launched Sunday. It is the first direct flight linking the region and a European city. An Airbus 330, with 207 passengers onboard, departed from Baita International Airport at around 11 a.m., and will arrive at Sheremetyevo International […]

Russia to test attack drone this year

Russia will start testing its new heavy-attack drone Okhotnik (Hunter) this year, TASS news agency reported Sunday, citing a defense industry source. A prototype of the long-haul unmanned aerial vehicle has been created and the test flights will begin this year, the source said, adding that the work is being carried out at a plant […]

Russia and China to establish joint university

Russia and China to establish joint university

China will open the first Russian-Chinese university jointly with Moscow State University (MSU) in Shenzhen in 2016. All the costs of construction, equipment and management fee of the university will be covered by China. MSU Rector Viktor Sadovnichii said that courses in the new university will be conducted in three languages ​​- Russian, Chinese and […]

China, Russia to hold talks on energy

China and Russia will hold talks on energy on Monday, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Hong Lei announced Friday at a regular press briefing. According to Hong, the talks will be co-chaired by Chinese Vice Premier Wang Qishan and his Russian counterpart, deputy prime minister Arkady Dvorkovich. To facilitate bilateral cooperation on energy, China and Russia […]

New collection of Chinese prose published in Russia

A new collection of the 20th century Chinese prose has been published in Russia. The new collection, entitled “Border Town: 20th Century Chinese Prose,” was co-published on Tuesday by the Confucius Institute of St. Petersburg State University and local publishing house Karo. The book features previously untranslated stories by Lao She, Shen Congwen, Xu Xu […]

Russia starts large-scale drills in Far East

Russian armed forces have started large-scale exercises on the Kuril Islands in the Far East, the Defense Ministry said Tuesday. ‘ Artillery, air forces, navy and border troops are involved in the drills, Alexander Gordeev, spokesman for the Eastern military district, told reporters. “These are the planned exercises. One of its tasks is to conduct […]

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