Patrushev, Likhachev, Zakharova, and Others at the Knowledge Marathon
The Znanie Society sponsored a unique event it termed the Knowledge Marathon as part of the Russia exhibition-forum, which opened at VDNKh, which itself is a unique venue in Moscow. The Marathon is a three day event where many major figures within Russia participate by giving presentations that might be termed lectures or perhaps symposiums on a wide variety of topics. Many members of Russia’s government and top state/public corporations took part in this event. The events are all presented via video in Russian, and at the moment there are only synopses, not complete transcripts, to translate and provide to readers. Fortunately, TASS has provided a listing of Patrushev’s key statements. The synopsis of Rosatom CEO Alexey Likhachev will follow. Here’s what the organizers wrote about their event:
This time, the Znanie.Pervye federal educational marathon, the flagship project of the Russian Znanie Society, opened the educational program of the Russia International Exhibition and Forum, organized by the Decree of President Vladimir Putin in Moscow at VDNKh. The marathon takes place from 4 to 6 November, it has become one of the first and central events of the Exhibition. The marathon program combines six tracks: Knowledge.Motherland, Knowledge.Society, Knowledge.Strength, Knowledge.Sovereignty, Knowledge.Innovations and Knowledge.I, the first letters of the names of which symbolically form the word "Russia". The tracks are held in six lecture halls prepared by the Znanie Society together with partners for the educational program of the Russia International Exhibition and Forum.
Thousands of young people gathered in the pavilions of the Znanie.Pervye marathon to communicate with outstanding state and public figures, leaders of business, science, education, culture and art, sports, as well as many other areas. Lecturers and participants of the marathon discuss what our country has achieved over the past 20 years, how these achievements have improved the quality of life of people and what young people can do for new successes in the name of the future of our Motherland.
Online broadcasts of the speeches of the marathon lecturers can be seen on the air of the round-the-clock Znanie.TV channel on the official website, as well as on the social networks of the Russian Znanie Society.
The Znanie.Pervye educational marathon started on the opening day of the International Exhibition and Forum "Russia", the largest educational, business, cultural and entertainment project in the history of modern Russia. The Russian Znanie Society is the general partner of the Exhibition's educational programme, and the marathon programme is conceptually integrated into its theme.
And now, here’s Patrushev:
People's Unity and Overcoming the Time of Troubles
National Unity Day symbolizes the overcoming of internal and external threats by the people of Russia through unity and cohesion.
During the Time of Troubles, Russia was on the verge of losing its sovereignty, but its people "united, defended their native land and statehood," got rid of interventionists and traitors, restored a strong government, and embarked on the path of independent development.
This was facilitated by the enormous spiritual upsurge of the multinational people of the country, "whose statehood has always been based on three pillars - national unity, faith and a strong vertical of power."
An Age-Old Confrontation
Europe has long sought to destroy the Russian state, as it could not tolerate the rise of the Third Rome - Moscow, this was regularly manifested in attempts at "political intrigues, economic enslavement and direct aggression."
From the German knights to the Nazis in the 20th century, almost all of Europe participated in the aggression against Russia.
Historically, Russia has always been a "bone in the throat of the West," hindering the implementation of its hegemonic plans, and representing a powerful civilizational alternative.
Western Russophobic ideologues have come up with entire theories on how to achieve the collapse of Russia, which formed the basis of the Western strategy to destroy our country.
The 1990s as a New Time of Troubles
The dramatic 1990s became a "new Time of Troubles" in which the existence of the Russian state was once again threatened.
The collapse of the Soviet Union gave wings to the rulers of the United States and other Westerners, who believed that by dividing Russia, they could achieve its destruction.
Western advisers flooded Russia in the 1990s, seeking to create chaos in the country, "encouraging separatism, imposing debt fetters and onerous international obligations." The West relied on stimulating chaos and introducing external control of the country.
The West also used additional levers of pressure in the form of NATO's aggressive eastward expansion, support for extremism and radical religious groups, inspired a "wave of defamation of the Russian Orthodox Church and traditional Islam," and propagandized all sorts of vices.
As a result of the radical reforms imposed by the West, the standard of living in the country declined, unemployment grew, industry, agriculture, transport, and the financial system were destroyed, and the military-industrial complex actually ceased to perform its main function - to provide the armed forces with modern weapons.
International terrorism in the 1990sposed a serious threat to Russia's sovereignty, with Western countries hypocritically calling the terrorists "fighters for freedom and democracy."
Challenging the West
After Vladimir Putin took office in 2000, he focused his main efforts on stabilizing the country's internal life, suppressing the activities of gangs and their sponsors, and restoring constitutional order.
The President's policy has made it possible to introduce effective systemic mechanisms for combating crime, as a result of which the number of criminal acts has now decreased by more than a third compared to 2000.
Already in the early 2000s, Putin saw the solution to many international problems in building a multipolar world order, and his famous fundamental Munich speech was devoted to the fact that for the modern world, the unipolar model is not only unacceptable, but even impossible.
The Munich speech of the head of state caused shock and rejection in the West, it was after it that the West ranked the head of the Russian state among its enemies, and later launched a campaign to personally demonize him.
The West put Russia to the test in August 2008 by unleashing the Georgian-South Ossetian conflict, which resulted in the reform of the country's army and the appearance of new types of weapons.
But the West did not stop there - as a result of Washington's coup d'état in Ukraine in 2014, followers of neo-Nazi ideas came to power in Kiev, who immediately began a real genocide of the Russian population.
Fighting Neo-Nazism in Ukraine
Russia could not tolerate the genocide perpetrated by Ukrainian neo-Nazis and supported the desire of the multi-million population of the primordial Russian regions for reunification, despite all the sanctions and pressure from the West.
The Ukrainian authorities and their Western patrons are increasingly resorting to the use of overt terrorist methods to intimidate the population and harm Russia.
Sooner or later, Kiev politicians will inevitably be held accountable for their attempts to destroy the Russian people in Donbass, for the deaths of Ukrainians in a fratricidal war.
Ukrainian neo-Nazis are facing an international tribunal for attempting a provocation with the detonation of a "dirty bomb".
There are healthy forces in Ukraine, they are suppressed, but they are waiting in the wings to pay off the neo-Nazi regime.
The West has declared an unprecedented economic war on Russia, but the economic blitzkrieg has failed.
Western censorship is doing its best to erase stories related to the positive dynamics of Russia's development. "The Anglo-Saxon media deliberately ignores the obvious fact that Russia has been able to ensure its military, economic and food security."
A huge number of illegitimate sanctions have been imposed against the Russian Federation, but the country is coping with them, the economy has managed to recover and has already reached the level of 2021.
The Russian economy has proven its stability and ability to develop steadily in the face of instability in the global economy and the use of restrictive economic measures.
Multipolarity vs. "New Order"
The West plans to stir up other hotbeds of tension near Russia, similar to Ukraine, but Moscow will not ignore this.
The "rules-based order" promoted by the West is consonant with Hitler's slogans about the "new order."
In the new, multipolar world order, Washington will become only one of many poles, along with Russia, China, and India, but Europe is unlikely to be able to lay claim to this.
Russia, led by Putin, has offered a civilizational choice as a counterweight to the West, and it is supported by more and more countries, at least 25 states expressing a desire to join the BRICS or start cooperation with this association.
Russia considers it an absolute priority to develop relations with its closest neighbours, including fraternal Belarus, with which the Union State is actively developing.
Moscow is in contact with Baku and Yerevan to normalize relations between them, and a peace treaty is being prepared.
Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan, under the influence of the West, recognized that Nagorno-Karabakh is the territory of Azerbaijan.
The West is trying to rewrite history, but in Russia it is treated with care and is not allowed to be forgotten, the function of education has been returned to Russian educational organizations as one of the cornerstones of shaping the country's future.
Future generations must know the truth and remember that it was Russia that defeated fascism at the cost of almost 30 million lives of its citizens, otherwise the enemies will take advantage of the unconsciousness of Russians and continue to destroy monuments to heroes and mock their graves.
Amendments to the 2020 constitution restored the supremacy of domestic law, enshrined the norms on the invincibility of borders and the inalienability of the country's territories.
The support of the president's proposals in the 2020 referendum by the majority of the population laid the foundation for the future development of Russia, its stability, security, and a decent life for its citizens.
Here’s the synopsis of Rosatom CEO Alexey Likhachev’s performance:
On the Day of National Unity, Director General of Rosatom State Corporation Alexey Likhachev met with young people at the federal educational marathon Znanie.Pervye of the Russian Society "Znanie" as part of the International Exhibition and Forum "Russia" at VDNKh. The lecture on the topic "Rosatom Technologies for the Development of the Country" was included in the program of the Znanie.Sila track, dedicated to the achievements of modern Russia in various fields, which are an example for other countries and a source of pride for Russians. Knowledge.Strength, one of the six tracks of the marathon, takes place in Pavilion No. 57 "Russia – My History", where the lecture hall of the Russian Znanie Society is located.
At the beginning of the lecture, Alexey Likhachev spoke about the history of the formation of the nuclear industry in Russia, when nuclear technologies appeared in the USSR in just a few years.
In the United States, the implementation of the Manhattan Project was carried out by Nobel laureates who had experience and technology behind them, while in our country they were opposed, in fact, by very young people who were just starting their research activities. In August 1945, Stalin signed a decision to create a special committee under the State Defense Committee of the USSR, as well as the First Main Directorate, which later became the Ministry of Medium Machine Building of the USSR. In 1947, Igor Kurchatov, the organizer and head of nuclear science and technology in the USSR, insisted on the need to develop peaceful nuclear projects, and work began in the USSR on the creation of nuclear power plants, nuclear icebreakers, and much more.
According to Alexei Likhachev, in December 2007, Russian President Vladimir Putin made a decision comparable in importance to the decision of August 1945 to establish the Rosatom State Corporation.
Rosatom became the only organization on the planet in which all the competencies of the nuclear fuel cycle were concentrated, from uranium exploration and production to the decommissioning of the facility, including the nuclear weapons complex. And our number one task was to become a leader in the global market. And the State Corporation has successfully coped with this ambitious challenge.
To date, Rosatom State Corporation includes more than 1000,400 different businesses, more than 360 enterprises, more than 2,220 employees, a serious scientific unit, and more than 20 million people live in nuclear cities.
In addition, Rosatom plays a significant role in the country's economy. On average, the State Corporation generates <> billion kWh per year, or <>% of all electricity produced in Russia.
According to the President's instructions, the share of nuclear generation should be increased to 25% in the next decade. Therefore, Rosatom plans to build 2035 new power units in Siberia and the Far East by 17, as well as to increase electricity generation in the Urals.
- the head of the State Corporation told the participants of the marathon.
Alexey Likhachev also commented on the current tasks that future generations will have to work with and invited young people to participate in solving them.
We are the only country in the world with a modern small reactor plant. There are plans to build several more such stations. In Tomsk, we are building a fast neutron reactor that will allow one plant to ensure multiple recycling of nuclear fuel, that is, the uranium reserves already mined will be enough for millennia, and this is a different economy, ecology and level of safety. Looking at the schoolchildren, I would like to say a few words about the future of nuclear energy: nuclear fusion is not fission, but the union of atoms, a different level of energy output. Your generation needs to find an industrial solution for the commercial use of thermonuclear material.
Alexei Likhachev explained.
In the list of priority topics for Rosatom State Corporation, Likhachev also named work with waste of the 1st and 2nd hazard classes, the development of wind energy, lithium-ion technologies, including for the needs of the automotive industry, work with composite materials, the development of a quantum computer, nuclear medicine technology, and artificial intelligence.
Today, Rosatom accounts for 85% of the NPP export market.
We offer our partners not only a nuclear power plant. We offer a whole industry: we train personnel, train suppliers, attract local contractors, build a scientific base, and develop non-energy nuclear technologies. We are building the technological sovereignty of these countries, becoming stronger with our partners
- the head of Rosatom emphasized.
According to Alexei Likhachev, the most important wealth of Rosatom is the people who make scientific discoveries and create unique installations that make his heart sing. To increase human capital, the State Corporation actively works with veterans and the younger generation, creates conditions for the professional growth of young employees, invests in the development of nuclear cities, creating high-quality living conditions for employees and their families. Alexey Likhachev is sure that a person should be at the center of any project, and then the project will be a breakthrough.
At the end of the lecture, the head of Rosatom commented on the impact of the sanctions imposed on Russia on the industry.
Of course, sanctions are hindering us. But even now, working with our partners, we understand that the sanctions did not stop us, but gave us a new impetus: we are looking for and applying new technologies.
Alexei Likhachev stated.
Here’s what Maria Zakharova contributed:
Maria Zakharova, Director of the Information and Press Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, spoke at the Znanie. First federal educational marathon of the Russian Znanie Society, which is held as part of the Russia International Exhibition and Forum. An open dialogue dedicated to common sense diplomacy was held as part of the Knowledge. Power thematic track.
Maria Zakharova decided not to give a lecture, but to answer the questions that concern the marathon participants, the questions were very diverse. She answered the children's questions about the service under the leadership of Sergey Lavrov, about the use of artificial intelligence in diplomacy, about international negotiations, about the distortion of historical truth and the substitution of concepts by Western politicians, about the true values of Russians, as well as about the real heroes of our country.
There have been many miracles in my life, and one of them was working with Sergey Viktorovich. He is not just a boss, but an interesting, multifaceted personality, despite a huge number of challenges, he remains a person and sees a person in employees and opponents. He charges everyone to serve the motherland,
Maria Zakharova explained.
"I really hope that you, regardless of how your path will go, will also serve the Motherland, feel the pain of other people, empathize with those who suffer, help those who need help, and rejoice in someone else's happiness.
The young people asked how the lecturer felt about the development of artificial intelligence, the possibility of its use in the work of diplomatic services, as well as the risks that the widespread introduction of AI carries. Maria Zakharova recalled that artificial intelligence has been introduced into various spheres of human life and sectors of the economy for many years: computers, smartphones, airport management, logistics in terms of cargo movement, medicine, etc. However, now AI is coming to specialized areas: with the help of neural networks, it is possible to generate music, poems, and works of art for a person.
Now many people have a question: maybe everything can be organized without a person? AI will cook meals, work, shape the flow of information, and people will just enjoy the fruits of this activity? A lot of people were frankly uncomfortable with this. No matter how perfect a machine is, it can't learn empathy, compassion, choosing what other people need.
Maria Zakharova comments.
"The computer will calculate the maximum efficiency, will offer the most convenient and profitable options, but it is very easy to lose humanity behind this choice. That is why scientists, psychologists, and sociologists are now thinking about how to make AI benefit everyone, and not make a person dependent on a machine and destroy everything valuable that we have. This does not mean that we should abandon AI in those areas where it can help humans, it is important to prevent the substitution of concepts, and we, unfortunately, are constantly pushed to do this. If you need a family, you can build free relationships. If you need a state, you can dissolve in a common space. No, it is impossible, humanity has been shaping experience for thousands of years, separating the bad from the good, putting this experience in a basket for future generations so that they do not repeat the mistakes of the past. Those who do not remember history are trying to replace the world, moving it towards new trials. The most important thing is that humanity does not approach a global catastrophe on this path.
The substitution of concepts turned out to be relevant for many of the problems raised by the marathon participants. In particular, the young people asked the representative of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs whether Russia should adequately respond to the withdrawal of ratification of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Tests. Maria Zakharova recalled that the United States and NATO countries have repeatedly unilaterally violated global agreements, while Russia has tried to maintain global stability and security, calling for a return to the implementation of international legal obligations.
We have never done anything that would make us doubt our ability to negotiate, our reliability as partners, and the fact that we are fulfilling all the obligations to which we sign. We understood that destabilization is the key evil, and the chaos that the United States and NATO countries are trying to sow leads to catastrophic consequences for the whole world.
the diplomat explained.
"We did not act with a hot head and a thirst for revenge, but clearly calibrated step by step that would ensure our safety.
The most striking example of the substitution of concepts was the situation in Ukraine, where people have been told for many years that their grandfathers, who won the war, are not heroes, but those against whom they fought. She said that the Russian Foreign Ministry held a huge number of meetings with representatives of NATO countries, proving that human rights are being violated in the Donbas, that people are being forced to give up their native language, that they are being shelled and killed.
Foreign architects called all this injustice a new normal, a democratic process, a search for a new identity. But to put it in everyday language, they sought to change the places of black and white, good and evil,
Maria Zakharova is sure.
Young people are also concerned about the tensions that are forming in the international sports arena. In particular, the marathon participants asked Maria Zakharova whether Russian athletes should take part in the 2024 Summer and Winter Olympics on a neutral basis or refuse to participate. The Director of the Information and Press Department of the Russian Foreign Ministry explained that this decision should be made by professionals: athletes, coaching staff, representatives of structures that deal with sports administration, and diplomats will work with their agreed opinion. At the same time, she noted that the principles of Olympism are actively being broken for the sake of the world order based on incomprehensible rules, which are established by those who have more money.
This is the segregation of athletes depending on nationality, gender history, when athletes who have changed their gender participate in women's sports. The hormones and medications on which this man sits do not make him equal to a woman, but give him physiological advantages. This is the destruction of the entire Olympic movement, which was created in the 20th century.
Maria Zakharova said.
"We must fight for the preservation of world sport on the terms of Olympism. The other day, the Foreign Ministry sent a question to the IOC about whether Israel, which is engaged in hostilities, will be banned from participating in the Olympic Games, and received the answer: no, since Israelis cannot be segregated. We asked why, then, Russians were segregated along the same lines, and the IOC replied: because the Russians violated the Olympic Truce in 2022. Again, no one took into account the fact that civilians had been exterminated in Donbass for 7 years. So now there is a serious struggle to preserve world Olympism. This is a real achievement of humanity.
And the last group chosen from many others is this panel discussing technologies of success.
On the second day of the federal educational marathon Znanie.The first participants of the Knowledge.Innovations track discussed topical issues of the technological development of our country. Scientists, researchers, heads of state corporations talked about breakthrough technologies that will change the future, and inspired young people to independent scientific research.
The program of the Knowledge.Innovations track showed the marathon participants a picture of the near future, when new developments and technologies will enter the lives of Russians. Denis Demin, Acting Director of the Directorate for Strategy, Innovation and Sustainable Development at Gazprom Neft PJSC, touched upon the topic of energy and explained how the oil and gas industry is changing under the influence of digital technologies.
The changes, even in the last ten years, are very serious. They are mainly due to several factors: first, the growth of the world's population, which has increased by almost a billion people; Secondly, the steady increase in the efficiency and, accordingly, the popularity of renewable energy sources. Thus, the share of wind and solar in the total share of global energy generation increased from 2.8% to 12%. And with them, the popularity of electric vehicles is growing. If in 2012 about 100 thousand cars with electric motors were sold in the world, then in 2022 their number exceeded 10 million. By 2030, it is expected that at least 30% of all vehicles sold will be electric.
In addition, the growth of global trade in liquefied natural gas, as well as petrochemicals, is an important factor in change. This also determines the priorities for the work of Russian oil workers. In the coming years, they plan to focus on several priorities: the development of technologies for the production of "difficult oil", improving the controllability of production processes and increasing the share of non-fuel products produced.
Konstantin Sidorkov, Director of Music Projects Development at VK, spoke about how innovations manifest themselves in the entertainment industry and why they are of particular importance there. As noted, the music market went through a difficult period in 2020-2021 due to anti-epidemic restrictions. And now, all over the world, people are realizing their pent-up interest in mass events — they are very active in attending concerts, exhibitions, and other types of general activities. In Russia, this is also noticeable – for example, two or three major events aimed at the same audience can be held simultaneously in Moscow, and at the same time all of them will be sold out.
At the same time, the market has changed, and people's demands for the quality of entertainment content have increased. That is why the use of modern technologies is becoming more and more active in the music sphere. For example, at this year's VK Fest, the artists' performances featured cool visual effects, including in 3D and augmented reality, which allow you to turn any concert into a full-fledged show with an exciting atmosphere.
In the coming years, these processes will only intensify. According to Konstantin, now some artists give concerts, which, thanks to modern technologies, do not leave the audience without strong emotions for a single minute, even at the time when this or that artist is behind the scenes. It is this ability to "hold the hall" that will become a condition for success in the music market, and modern technologies will become its integral component.
Sergey Salikhov, First Vice-Rector of the National University of Science and Technology MISIS, spoke about the past and present of crystallography, one of the most interesting scientific and technical disciplines. Crystallography has deep historical roots, largely connected with Russian science and one of its founders, Mikhail Lomonosov. It was he who put forward a hypothesis about the internal structure of materials, which supplemented the work of foreign scientists, including Kepler and Stenon. And today, the study of materials of crystalline nature remains relevant, and the materials themselves are used almost everywhere.
Ruslan Yunusov, Advisor to the Director General of Rosatom State Corporation, described in his speech the computers of the future and the full range of opportunities that their application will open up in the coming decades.
Models of quantum-based computers are already operating, but so far they cannot reach the most powerful computer systems based on traditional silicon in terms of power and efficiency. However, several quantum computing systems have already been able to achieve the so-called "quantum superiority", that is, to solve a single problem faster and more efficiently compared to their traditional competitors. One of these systems was created by Google, the other by Chinese scientists. Russian quantum scientists plan to achieve the same result in the coming months. The next important milestone will be the demonstration of the greater efficiency of quantum computers in solving practical problems, and this is planned to be taken by the end of this decade.
Alexander Abramov, Chief Technology Expert at Sberbank, spoke about the successes achieved in the creation of Russian neural networks. He focused on four key developments that make up the Russian-language neural network. The first is a system that uses 13 billion parameters, which brings it closer in power to the neural network of the human brain, which has about 16 billion neurons. The second is used for various tasks of generating text, program code, etc. The third is able to understand from the text what exactly needs to be drawn, or, conversely, to decipher the content of the picture with text. The fourth component is the well-known Kandinsky 2.x tool, which creates images according to a given description.
The process of creating and "nurturing" a neural network is complex, time-consuming, and it is comparable in terms of effort investment to the education of a person, where the first stages at which a child learns about the world are replaced by the time of obtaining specialized expert information, which corresponds to the period of study at the university. However, despite best efforts, it is not without glitches: language models can hallucinate, make mistakes, and even be biased. All this is the result of the incompleteness of the information that the neural network receives in the process of training. And the elimination of such gaps is one of the tasks of network developers at present, Alexander Abramov noted.
Alexander Gasnikov, Rector of Innopolis University, continued the topic by introducing the concepts of machine learning and intelligence arithmetic to young people. He recalled that artificial intelligence itself is a subfield of machine learning, involving the use of hundreds of billions of parameters and training samples. It is this array of information that makes it possible to create neural networks capable of solving the most complex problems, up to helping write scientific articles and prove theorems.
In everyday life, the use of machine learning opens up the possibility of creating a huge variety of new content, including, for example, new songs by John Lennon or Freddie Mercury. To do this, it is enough to give the system to study the entire array of performances of both performers and focus its attention on certain parameters. If there are enough original works, the system will be able to actually continue the work of musicians who have already left us.
Doctor of Physical and Mathematical Sciences, oceanographer Alexander Osadchiev spoke on an unusual topic "Why being a scientist is fun, or how life in a marine scientific expedition works". He explained how a typical working day of a scientist goes, and stressed that science never becomes a routine. In general, the work of a modern oceanographer is quite far from the established image set by the films of Jacques Yves Cousteau. However, there is one important feature in common: the specialist spends his working time in a series of expeditions, which sometimes require the development of non-trivial solutions for a variety of tasks.
As one of the examples, the speaker spoke about the method of taking samples of sea water from depths of tens and hundreds of meters. For this purpose, a special device was developed – a bathometer, which, however, applied the simplest physical principle: at the right moment, a weight is lowered to the bathometer descending into the water column on a cable along the same cable, hitting the locking element and closing the water intake chamber. This made it possible to dispense with complex and unreliable systems with electric motors.
Alexei Borovkov, Vice-Rector for Digital Transformation of Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University, puzzled the audience with the question "Why do doctors need digital twins?" and gave a detailed answer in his lecture on digital technologies in medicine.
Dmitry Markov, CEO of MTS AI, helped the marathon participants to take a different look at facial recognition technology: it turned out that this system not only helps to fight crime, but also simplifies the life of business and the state.
The Znanie.Pervye educational marathon started on the opening day of the International Exhibition and Forum "Russia", organized by the Decree of President Vladimir Putin in Moscow at VDNKh. The exhibition, which has become the largest educational, business, cultural and entertainment project in the history of modern Russia, opened on November 4, 2023 and will run until April 12, 2024. It is held in order to demonstrate the most important achievements of Russia in various sectors of the economy. Visitors will be able to see the expositions of 89 regions of Russia, federal departments, corporations and public organizations. The Russian Society "Znanie" is the general partner of the educational program of the Exhibition.
The event has one more day to run. There’re a great many speakers omitted from the roster of presentations that begin at this website. Be ready with your translation software, unless you know Russian. If you’re lucky enough to visit Moscow between now and 12 Arril 2024, do take a day to visit the exhibition, although to tour everything at VDNkh you’ll need several days.
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