Every Sunday, Life around collects the most interesting materials of the week on the Russian and foreign Internet for those who do not have time to read on weekdays. In this issue - a large-scale project of Open Russia to the anniversary of the annexation of Crimea, the continuation of the gloomy research of RBC on Russian cities and the story of a millionaire killer who accidentally confessed to three crimes.
One year to the Russian Crimea
A special project of Open Russia dedicated to the first anniversary of the annexation of Crimea to Russia: texts about Artek, the University of Sevastopol, the tourism business in Koktebel and the gambling zone in the Yalta region, as well as a documentary about the life of ordinary residents of the peninsula.
Why do Russian cities die out: Part 2
RBC continues to explore the Russian regions. This time we are talking about the leading cities and anti-leaders of the birth rate and mortality in the country.
Leonid Parfyonov and Vladimir Yakovlev - on the state of journalism
Two monologues of prominent journalists about the state of affairs in journalism: the first - about the lack of demand for a quality product, the second - about the peak of information warfare reached in Russia.
Updated Firm Secret
On Friday, March 20, the Rambler & Co holding company re-launched the Business Secret business publication. The editor-in-chief of the updated magazine, Nikolai Kononov, said in a welcome letter that the publication would publish "unique stories of success and failure of companies," as well as "the most important business news and their explanation." On the site you can already read the story of the Good Story Media film company, which created Fizruk and Real Boys, an investigation of how Crimean officials nationalize Crimean companies, and eight stories of specialists who quit and started their business in a crisis.
Why Russia abandoned the ship "Academician Nikolai Strakhov" in Sri Lanka
Meduza special correspondent Daniil Turovsky finds out what is happening with the Academician Nikolai Strakhov research vessel, which has been moored in the port of Colombo since the summer of 2013, and how sailors live on the ship in unbearable conditions: without food and electricity.
As Moscow celebrated the anniversary of the annexation of Crimea
And again about Crimea: “Poster-City” in colors tells how on March 18 Moscow patriotically walked on Vasilyevsky Descent together with deputies and pop stars.
63 lectures on Russian literature
Four respected Moscow literature teachers talk about their favorite works by Griboedov, Lermontov, Ostrovsky, Leskov, Tolstoy and Chekhov.
How a millionaire accidentally confessed to three HBO reporters
The New York Times tells the fantastic story of the scandalous businessman Robert Durst, who forgot to take a loop on the set of a documentary about himself and accidentally confessed to the murders of his ex-wife, friend and neighbor.
Wonderzine Fashion Editor - The Wrong Side of Paris Fashion Week
Olesya Iva, who returned from the French capital, talks about how and why people without money create modern fashion.
Stanislav Zelvensky - about the Russian remake of the series "Homeland"
Film critic Stanislav Zelvensky parses the first series of the sensational Russian adaptation of the Homeland series with Vladimir Mashkov and Victoria Isakova in the lead roles.