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Where Russian poetry meets Japanese literature: Excursion to Moscow’s library of foreign literature

Within 20 minutes walking distance from HSE main campus Russian poetry meets Japanese literature – as well as German, French and Spanish literary works. We are entering Moscow’s library for foreign literature (LIBFL). The excursion was part of the research seminar for public administration undergraduates at the Higher School of Economics that Valeriya Utkina teaches […]... Read More
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Russische Meisterschaften Schwimmen: Tag 1

Es geht los: Die russischen Schwimmerinnen und Schwimmer können ab heute Ihre Tickets für die EM in Glasgow lösen. Die Russischen Meisterschaften im Schwimmen, das Pendant zu den DMS in Berlin, haben begonnen. Wie immer im geschichtsträchtigen CK Olympiskiy Stadion, dem Olympischen Pool von 1980 am Prospekt Mira. Die EM-Normen sind 21,96s (25,02) bzw. 48,64 […]... Read More
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Moscow Swimming Championships

Moscow’s annual swimming championships on the long course (50m) have been taking place from March 13-16, at CK Olympisky, the former Olympic pool next to Metro station Prospekt mira. Demonstrating strong performance in the competition will yield sportmen and women a ticket for the Moscow team within the Russian national team. Day 3 in the […]... Read More
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Take me to the underground

Amid waiting for a new federal government Germany’s sees talk about how to free community members in most larger cities, such as Hamburg, Berlin, Stuttgart, Bonn, and Cologne, from polluted air induced by excessive use of fuel based cars. Free use of public transportation is one potential policy solution to this complex issue. Nudging people […]... Read More

The wow-effect

Having a swimming workout in Moscow’s  1980 Olympic Summer Games pool will yield the wow effect. Since then the pool has been open to the public.  Grab your medical certificate, slippers, swimming cap (you will not forget your googles, and trousers, won’t you), buy a ticket for 450 roubles (peak hours, early birds will catch […]... Read More