Storytelling and Cultures         Russia        July 11, 2009
Russian Flag Meaning:It is said by some people that the design of the Russian flag is based on the flag of the Netherlands...
to know more go to - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coat_of_arms_of_Russia                               http://flagspot.net...
The White House, the seat of theRussian Government
Entrance to the Kremlin - Senate, part of the MoscowKremlin and the working residence of the Russian president
Russia is officially know both as Russian and the russian Federation. It is a country in northern Eurasia (Europe and Asia...
Russia is by far the largest cocuntry in the world covering more then an 8th of the Earths land area with 142 million peop...
Russian pine and fur tree forests can be seen everywherethroughout the vast territories.
same forest in the winter
There are different types of landscapes on the Russian vast territory
This sort of a landscape can be found in some areas as well
Russia is washed by lots of seas and some oceans.
there are some warm places at the seaside too
Russia is well-known for birches.Birch is considered to be the symbol ofRussia. There are lots of lyrical songsabout birch...
A young girl is also often associated with abirch tree, a tree is often compared with a girltoo.We have different pet name...
Languages
Religion            Christianity, Islam, Buddhism, and            Judaism are Russias traditional            religions    ...
Education                                                                    Moscow State UniversityRussia has a free educ...
Health care              State Minister of              Health is visiting a              local hospital              She ...
sport        science        next time
Music           Piotr                              TchaikovskyMstislavRastropovic                Yury                Bashm...
my younger sonat hisgraduationparty
favourite past time, playing theguitar, entertaining friends /family
at Grushinsky Festival near the city ofSamara on the Volga river - amateur singers, poets, musicians
a teenage musician - my elderson playing for friends, family
Russian balletthe Kirov Ballet company (now known as the Mariinsky Ballet) and theBolshoy company are two world-renowned R...
Matilde Kshesinskaya
Anna Pavlova
The Dying Swan her masterpiece
Sergey Diagilev, the founder of          Ballets RussesVaclav Nizhinsky                          the scene from The Firebird
Rudolf Nuriev                Mikhail                Baryshnikov
George Balanchin
UlianaLopatkina        Diana                                                         Maya Plisetzkaya        Vishneva     ...
Ekaterina Maksimova and Vladimir Vasilyev, the starry duet    the Bolshoy Theatre soloists
My school -two waltzes at thegraduation partyconcert
LiteratureLeo Tolstoy                           Fedor                           Dostoevsky     Anton Chekhov             A...
Fine Art
CinemaSergeyEizenshtein
Theatre
theatre festival at myschool this year
Moscow
places of interest
Moscow subway
Moscow parks
Obninskmy home townthe City of Science"
Obninsk                birds                viewan old corner
winter slalomWulruses clubmembers
once upon a time                         the city fountain       street racing                                   the Protv...
Obninsk Blue Grass band
the youngergeneration
my students
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  1. 1. Storytelling and Cultures Russia July 11, 2009
  2. 2. Russian Flag Meaning:It is said by some people that the design of the Russian flag is based on the flag of the Netherlands. TheRussian flag has also inspired the flags of many Slavic nations of Europe, and the colors are often referred toas the pan-Slavic colors. They have come to represent Slavic independence and unity. There is no officialmeaning of to the Russian flag but some Russians believe the following: In Russia the white symbolizesgenerosity and frankness; blue stands for loyalty, honesty and wisdom; red means courage, magnanimity andlove. Many people also believe red represents Russian people, blue represents the Ukrainians, and whiterepresents the Belo Russians.
  3. 3. to know more go to - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coat_of_arms_of_Russia http://flagspot.net/flags/ru).html Coat of arms
  4. 4. The White House, the seat of theRussian Government
  5. 5. Entrance to the Kremlin - Senate, part of the MoscowKremlin and the working residence of the Russian president
  6. 6. Russia is officially know both as Russian and the russian Federation. It is a country in northern Eurasia (Europe and Asia together). Itis a semi-presidential republic, comprising 83 federal subjects. Russia shares land borders with the following countries (fromnorthwest to southeast): Norway, Finland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Belarus, Ukraine,Georgia, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, China, Mongolia and the Democratic Peoples Republic of Korea. It also has maritime borders withJapan, the Republic of Korea, Sweden, Turkey, and the United States.
  7. 7. Russia is by far the largest cocuntry in the world covering more then an 8th of the Earths land area with 142 million people, it is the 9th argest by population. It extends across the whole of northern Asia and 40% of Europe spanning 11 time zones, and incorporating a widerange of environments and landforms. Russia has the worlds largest reserves of mineral and energy resources, and is considered anenergy superpower. It has the wrolds largest forest reserves and its lakes contain approximatelyone-quarter of the worlds unfrozen fresh water. The country contain 23 World Heritage sites ansd 40 UNESCO Biosphere reserves.
  8. 8. Russian pine and fur tree forests can be seen everywherethroughout the vast territories.
  9. 9. same forest in the winter
  10. 10. There are different types of landscapes on the Russian vast territory
  11. 11. This sort of a landscape can be found in some areas as well
  12. 12. Russia is washed by lots of seas and some oceans.
  13. 13. there are some warm places at the seaside too
  14. 14. Russia is well-known for birches.Birch is considered to be the symbol ofRussia. There are lots of lyrical songsabout birches, Russia, peoples’ feelings.
  15. 15. A young girl is also often associated with abirch tree, a tree is often compared with a girltoo.We have different pet names for birches usedin songs, poems, etc.
  16. 16. Languages
  17. 17. Religion Christianity, Islam, Buddhism, and Judaism are Russias traditional religions Cathedral of Christ the Saviour, reconstructed from 1990-2000
  18. 18. Education Moscow State UniversityRussia has a free education system guaranteed to all citizens by the Constitution У 551 and has a literacy rateof 99.4%. Entry to higher education is highly competitive. The Russian Constitution grants a universal right to higher education free ofcharge through competitive entry. The Government allocates funding to pay the tuition fees within an established quota, or number ofstudents for each state institution. This is considered crucial because it provides access to higher education to all skilled students. Inaddition, students are paid a small stipend and provided with free housing.
  19. 19. Health care State Minister of Health is visiting a local hospital She is donating blood to sick people
  20. 20. sport science next time
  21. 21. Music Piotr TchaikovskyMstislavRastropovic Yury Bashmet Lubov Kazarnovskaya Dmitry Khvorostovsky
  22. 22. my younger sonat hisgraduationparty
  23. 23. favourite past time, playing theguitar, entertaining friends /family
  24. 24. at Grushinsky Festival near the city ofSamara on the Volga river - amateur singers, poets, musicians
  25. 25. a teenage musician - my elderson playing for friends, family
  26. 26. Russian balletthe Kirov Ballet company (now known as the Mariinsky Ballet) and theBolshoy company are two world-renowned Russian ballet companies thattour the world.
  27. 27. Matilde Kshesinskaya
  28. 28. Anna Pavlova
  29. 29. The Dying Swan her masterpiece
  30. 30. Sergey Diagilev, the founder of   Ballets RussesVaclav Nizhinsky the scene from The Firebird
  31. 31. Rudolf Nuriev Mikhail Baryshnikov
  32. 32. George Balanchin
  33. 33. UlianaLopatkina Diana Maya Plisetzkaya Vishneva the Financial Times: "She was, and still is, a star, ballets monstre sacre, the final statement about theatrical glamour, a flaring, flaming beacon in a world of dimly twinkling talents, a beauty in the world of prettiness."
  34. 34. Ekaterina Maksimova and Vladimir Vasilyev, the starry duet the Bolshoy Theatre soloists
  35. 35. My school -two waltzes at thegraduation partyconcert
  36. 36. LiteratureLeo Tolstoy Fedor Dostoevsky Anton Chekhov Aleksander Pushkin
  37. 37. Fine Art
  38. 38. CinemaSergeyEizenshtein
  39. 39. Theatre
  40. 40. theatre festival at myschool this year
  41. 41. Moscow
  42. 42. places of interest
  43. 43. Moscow subway
  44. 44. Moscow parks
  45. 45. Obninskmy home townthe City of Science"
  46. 46. Obninsk birds viewan old corner
  47. 47. winter slalomWulruses clubmembers
  48. 48. once upon a time the city fountain street racing the Protva river
  49. 49. Obninsk Blue Grass band
  50. 50. the youngergeneration
  51. 51. my students

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