Moscow is the capital of Russia. It was not always the capital. In ancient times the capitals of Russia were also Kiev and Novgorod. After Peter the Great built Saint-Petersberg it was the Russian capital. And in the XX century during the Civil war first Soviet government moved to Moscow.
‘Funny weather we are having’ is a statement of the obvious we have used for generations as a greeting. When the deep cold lasts long and heavy snow and blizzards give us the shivers we replace «funny» with something stronger, such as «terrible», «ghastly». Sometimes we ask what is happening
Science and art are two main streams of knowledge accumulated from ancient times by human beings. They have their own characteristics and provide to the society their contributions, which benefit the world in which we live. Some people think that the contributions of scientists are higher than that of the
There are many holidays in our country, the 8th of March is one of them. It is a happy and nice holiday. It is a good tradition in our country to give presents and flowers to women on this day. Each family celebrates this spring holiday. In the morning men
The young of most mammals, including humans, likes to play. Scientists claim that with lions, for example, play fighting prepares the cubs for their future life as a hunter and killer. The question is whether games teach humans about life. Many people believe that games accustom the player to life-skills
Россия — уникальная страна, которая сохраняет национальные традиции, уходящие корнями не только в христианскую религию, но и в язычество. Христианство дало России такие великие праздники как Пасха и Рождество. А язычество — Масленицу. Древние традиции передаются от поколения к поколению. Новый Год — самый большой праздник для русских. Считается, что
I like to go to the circus very much. There is a very good circus in our city. It is situated in the centre of the city not far from Gagarin Avenue Undeground Station. Last time my brother, my mother and I went to the circus during my winter holidays.
Lviv, the capital of Western Ukraine, is a large industrial and commercial centre of Ukraine. Its narrow old streets and its historic centre make it one of the best places in the country. Lviv was founded as a fort in the mid-13th century by Danylo Halytsky and was named after
There are a lot of animals on our planet. They can be wild and domestic. Wild animals are those animals who live in nature without people. Wolves, foxes, giraffes are wild animals. Domestic animals are animals who live with people, who are not really scary. People always call them «pets».
With its architecturally defined profile, this is one of London’s most popular historical buildings. Buckingham Palace was built in 1703 for the Duke of Buckingham. Later restored by Nash, the present facade was planned by Sir Aston Webb in 1913. Buckingham Palace is the London residence of the Sovereign. When