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Photo: Alexander Rubashkin, MAMM / MДФ, site:
11 March 2019

Let's learn some unusual facts from the life of the hero of Russia

Commander Mikhail Skobelev
24 January 2019

This may be the first time in the history of the Society

Photo: Timur Ahmetov
17 January 2019

Vice Admiral and a round-the-world navigator was born in 1794

Vladimir Afanasyevich Obruchev
10 October 2018

155th anniversary of the birth of outstanding geologist, geographer and writer Vladimir Obruchev

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15 September 2018

This year marks the one hundred and fiftieth anniversary of the birth of polar explorer Robert Scott

10 August 2018

This year the Faculty of Geography of Moscow State University is celebrating its 80th anniversary

The Neva ship in the St. Paul harbor. Engraving made on Lisyansky’s drawing
07 August 2018

On August 7, 1803 the expedition by Ivan Krusenstern and Yury Lisyansky left Kronstadt

N.N. Miklukho-Maclay
17 July 2018

July 17 is the 172nd anniversary of the birth of Nikolai Nikolayevich Miklukho-Maklay

Photo by Gombojab Tsybikov
20 April 2018

145 years ago, Gombojab Tsybikov, the first Russian scientist who visited Central Tibet, was born.

Mikhail Mikhailovich Somov
07 April 2018

Talented scientist and enthusiastic researcher Mikhail Somov was born April 7 1908