Russia

December 15, 1917: Russia signs an armistice

97 years ago, the First World War ended for one of these actors. Russia and the Central Empires were negotiating a separate peace. This separate peace was the result of the start of the Bolshevik Revolution in Russia, it would lead to the birth of a panoply of countries.

Sochi, host of the 2014 Winter Olympics

Beyond sport, the holding of the Olympic Games in Sochi opens the door to many learning opportunities! Here are some ideas for classroom activities related to this important international event.

100 days before the Olympics

The next Winter Olympics will be held in Sochi, Russia in exactly 100 days. Let's take the opportunity to discover Sochi and other cities that have hosted the Winter Games.

It's raining meteorites in Russia!

As the asteroid 2012 DA14 grazes the Earth this afternoon, a meteor shower fell on a city in Russia last night! Is the sky falling on our heads?

An almost whole mammoth

This summer, an 11-year-old boy discovered a mammoth in an exceptional state of preservation while walking with his brother on the bank of the Yenisei River in Russia's Far North.