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Citizenship Classes Return to Maryland This Fall!


Baltimore City Community College has announced its fall schedule of free Citizenship Preparation classes throughout the Baltimore and Washington regions. Citizenship Preparation classes prepare students with the English language skills and U.S civics knowledge necessary to pass the federal naturalization test and become a U.S citizen.

U.S. Census Bureau Offers Language Assistance Services to Help Russian Americans Complete the 2010 Census Form


The Census Bureau has launched the 2010 Census Language Assistance Program to help residents in the Russian American community who don’t speak English complete their census form. Building on the success of the Census 2000 Language Assistance Program, the Census Bureau offers resources to help each community achieve an accurate 2010 Census count. The Language Assistance Program also helps reduce...

Traditional Russian Dance Ensemble "Kalinka" of Baltimore


Traditional Russian Dance Ensemble "Kalinka" of Baltimore was formed in 2002 by a group of character dance enthusiasts. The ensemble, based in Baltimore, MD, has earned a reputation as the area's leading presenter of folk choreographed character dance in Washington-Baltimore area. Kalinka is an amateur group with professional standards.

Three Stories of Galicia Premieres in the U.S. in May. Washington, D.C., Bethesda and Baltimore, MD


WASHINGTON, April 20 - The feature documentary Three Stories of Galicia, produced by two local filmmakers, will be shown in the U.S. for the first time in May, premiering in the D.C.-Baltimore area with three special showings at Landmark Theaters on May 10 th , 11 th and 12 th. The film offers a unique glimpse into the events that took place during and after World War II in the Eastern European...

Mariinsky Ballet Visits DC’s Kirov Academy Of Ballet


January 18, 2012--Washington, DC--In an event co-sponsored by the American-Russian Cultural Cooperation Foundation, the Kirov Academy of Ballet of Washington, DC (KAB) proudly hosted members of the Mariinsky Ballet. On hand from the Mariinsky were Deputy Director, Yuri Fateev; 1 st soloist Ekaterina Kondaurova, and 2 nd soloist Maria Shirinkina, along with Anastasia Koshkina, Project Manager for...