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All About Town

Published: April 30, 2014 (Issue # 1808)



  • Cheer on your favorite fighter at the Sambo Tournament Tuesday.
    Photo: Russian Sambo Federation / Sambo.ru

Tuesday, May 6

Martial arts fans will get a kick out of the Sambo Tournament starting today at the Yubileny Sports Arena. The modern Russian martial art, combining sport and self-defense, will be practiced by a variety of competitors hoping to become the master of their weight class.





 


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Monday, Sept. 1


Today marks the beginning of Lermontov-Fest, a fall festival celebrating the life of one of Russia’s most remarkable poets who, in a fate eerily similar to Pushkin’s, was killed in a duel at the age of 26. Organized by the Lermontov Library System, the next several months will see art exhibitions, concerts and public lectures focusing on the Lermontov’s short yet prolific career. Check the Lermontov Library System’s website for more details.



Tuesday, Sept. 2


Join expats and practice your Russian during the Russian Club’s weekly meeting tonight at 7:30 p.m. The club is free to participate in although you need to be a registered member of Couchsurfing.



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