Russia - Italy 2011


Italy's Ambassador: From The Vatican to Moscow

  • May 25, 2011
When Antonio Zanardi Landi became Italian ambassador at the start of the year, he couldn't have made a bigger step in his career: from representing his country at the Vatican, the world's smallest state, to representing Italy in the world's largest territory: Russia.

Italy Celebrates Unification Anniversary

  • May 25, 2011
2011 is 150 Years since Italy emerged as a state. For a country with such a long history, Italy as a nation is remarkably young. This year it commemorates the 150th anniversary of Italy's Unification, or Risorgimento, when a single state began to emerge.

Russian Tourists Lured by Italian Culture, Charm

  • May 25, 2011
Visa numbers show leap in the number heading to Italy. There is a small part of Russia in the port town of Bari on the Adriatic Sea Ч an Orthodox church built before the Russian Revolution that sees a flow of Russian visitors.

More Than Moscow

  • May 25, 2011
Italian businesses have spread all over Russia from Moscow to Krasnodar to the Yamal and Komsomolsk-on-Amur. This map is just a selection of the companies who have laid down roots in Russia. The range of business is vast from energy giants to confectionery and greenhouses.

Italian Business on the Rise

  • May 25, 2011
Italy is Russia's second biggest partner in Europe. Italian business in Russia spans a large number of areas from what some may see as the traditional spheres associated with Italy Ч fashion and food Ч to energy giants Enel and Eni, high-tech projects such as the SuperJet 100 and manufacturing areas like household appliances major Indesit.

High-Tech Cooperation

  • May 25, 2011
The research that we are carrying out is the future of nuclear energy," said Giovanni Iannuzzi, deputy head of the mission at the Italian Embassy.

Yearlong Festival Brings Italian Culture, Old and New

  • May 25, 2011
Classical and modern treasures come to Russia. Muscovites hungering for a taste of the Mediterranean have no need for a travel agent Ч from Renaissance oil paintings to experimental theater, 2011's Year of Italy festival is bringing Italy to Russia. With several hundred events in 32 cities, the festival showcases both Italy's ancient treasures and its 21st-century novelties.

Pushkin Museum Hosts Baroque Master Caravaggio

  • May 25, 2011
The 17th-century painter goes on show. In a coup for the Russian art scene, the Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts is preparing to host an exhibition of paintings by early 17th-century artist Caravaggio, the Italian master who Ч in between pub brawls and bisexual love affairs Ч revolutionized European painting.

How Italian Food Conquered Moscow

  • May 25, 2011
Italian food is loved all over the world, and Moscow is no different. Igor Shurupov did not intend to make an Italian restaurant. The well-traveled Russian chef began his career in innovative kitchens like that of Ulei, one of the restaurants of the late 1990s that helped push Muscovites' gastronomic horizons beyond pork roulade and Caesar salad.

Under the Magnifying Glass

  • May 25, 2011
Giuliano Urbani is the Italian governmental coordinator for the Italy-Russia year. He is the former Italian minister of cultural heritage.

High-Tech Cooperation

  • May 25, 2011
The research that we are carrying out is the future of nuclear energy," said Giovanni Iannuzzi, deputy head of the mission at the Italian Embassy.

Yearlong Festival Brings Italian Culture, Old and New

  • May 25, 2011
Classical and modern treasures come to Russia. Muscovites hungering for a taste of the Mediterranean have no need for a travel agent Ч from Renaissance oil paintings to experimental theater, 2011's Year of Italy festival is bringing Italy to Russia. With several hundred events in 32 cities, the festival showcases both Italy's ancient treasures and its 21st-century novelties.

Pushkin Museum Hosts Baroque Master Caravaggio

  • May 25, 2011
The 17th-century painter goes on show. In a coup for the Russian art scene, the Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts is preparing to host an exhibition of paintings by early 17th-century artist Caravaggio, the Italian master who Ч in between pub brawls and bisexual love affairs Ч revolutionized European painting.

How Italian Food Conquered Moscow

  • May 25, 2011
Italian food is loved all over the world, and Moscow is no different. Igor Shurupov did not intend to make an Italian restaurant. The well-traveled Russian chef began his career in innovative kitchens like that of Ulei, one of the restaurants of the late 1990s that helped push Muscovites' gastronomic horizons beyond pork roulade and Caesar salad.

Under the Magnifying Glass

  • May 25, 2011
Giuliano Urbani is the Italian governmental coordinator for the Italy-Russia year. He is the former Italian minister of cultural heritage.
Russia - Italy 2011
Russia - Italy 2011
This color publication is devoted to the Year of Italy in Russia, which will see a host of cultural exchanges in 2011, as well as to Italian businesses working in Russia.
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