As Maugli became the Kazakh
0 As Maugli became the Kazakh

As Maugli became the Kazakh

Before the beginning of a picture "Nomad" the credit announces that its inspirer was the first president of Kazakhstan Noursultan Nazarbaev. It is possibly caused by aspiration to declare the national identity and to designate on a card of the modern cultural world the state which is considered in the old manner as a makeweight to Russian empire in the West. Meantime Kazakhs have their own history, tradition and heroes. For example, the main character of a film-epopee, Mansur, conducts a family tree from Chingishan, that is a subject of national pride for the «new Kazakhs». It goes without saying, they have a full right on this. However, the curious paradox is that they have decided to declare the world their originality using a language of the Hollywood stamps. By the way, the picture was bought for hire by Harvi Weinstein, the producer of all Tarantino`s films. It`s probably indifferent to the foreign spectators that epic Kazakhs in "Nomad" are represented by slightly tinted Chineses
and Mexicans. In general "Nomad" is a film not for those who can distinguish the representatives of these unlike against each other nations. To not complicate the spectators who are not understanding history of Turkestan, all necessary data are stated by "nomad" Oraz for the staff. This role is played by actor Dzhejson Scott (hawaiian-chinese origin) which more of others is similar to the present Kazakh. Once Dzhejson Scott has played Maugli in «Jungle Book». The first Kazakh film-epos with the budget in 40 million dollars (under informal data) was created for all the world and by efforts of all cinema world. The script was written by Azerbaijanian Rustam Ibragimbekov. To one of producers became well-known czech Milosh Forman. Hes compatriot Ivan Passer, the director, has been replaced then by other hired "soldier", Sergey Bodrov. The customers wished to get the good of an export level, and this purpose was reached.
Vasily Leontiev, economist
0 A Critic of a Talking Horse.

A Critic of a Talking Horse.

Today is the anniversary for the great economist Vasily Leontiev. When somebody says "VAsily Vasilievich", you first remember Rozanov somehow. When you hear "Leontiev" A well-known philosopher Konstantin Leontiev
comes on mind at first. But someday this name, patronimic and last name will be definitely associated with a great Russian, an economist of a world class, Nobel Nominee Vasily Vasilievich Leontiev.
0 Zemfira is not fated to become the philosopher.

Zemfira is not fated to become the philosopher.

The most well-known student of philosophical faculty of the Moscow State University is threatened with deduction. Apparently, the singer has decided to study sciences of Aristotel and Gegel in absentia. As "Komsomolskaya Pravda" writes, for all semester she has never appeared at lectures. Moreover - winter session is ignored by Zemfira too. She didn`t come on the examination which was passed on 27th of December, after what a serious conversation with a dean of faculty Vladimir
Vasilevich Mironov existed! He explained to the future philosopher, that the question costed sharply enough: or she undertakes study, or will be deducted. However on the 11th January examination on logic has passed too without Zemfira`s participation, and she has not found time to warn a dean's office about the absence. If student Ramazanova will ignore also the third examination, deduction is inevitable - by the rules of the Moscow State University.
0 “Night patrol-2” opens its secrets.

“Night patrol-2” opens its secrets.

Everything, that events on shootings of the second part of the sensational blockbaster " Night patrol ", the director of film Timur Bekmambetov tries to keep a secret from journalists. However some facts nevertheless have filtered into press. More recently a work above a historical prologue to "Night patrol-2" has begun in steppe near Alma-Ata. Under the script a cavalry of legendary Tamerlan storms walls of a fortress in which the "choke of destiny" is stored . To its help Tamerlan is going to change history, having replaced the defeats by victories. In shootings there were nearby 200
person taking part, but in the film they are going to change in three armies! Then action is transferred to 2005. A famous wizard Anton Gorodetsky arrives to Samarkand, searching for the "choke of destiny" too. Gorodetsky is discontented for his son Egor had become Dark Other. The light wizard will search a "choke of destiny" together with the Samarkand brigade of Night patrol. The subject will be found out in tomb of Tamerlan. The most entertainment scene of "Night patrol-2" destruction of hotel "Space" and several more quarters promises to become.
0 Zemfira will act with Queen.

Zemfira will act with Queen.

After a joint performance of Zemfira and Queen at the Russian Music Awards ceremony in the Kremlin and during the afterparty for the musical "We Will Rock You", the English musicians sent the Russian singer an invitation to continue the creative collaboration. The essence of the offer is extremely simple: to continue in the same role, but to a much greater audience. As a concert venue, Queen have suggested the Red Square - it was probably recommended by McCartney as a very good place for
a rock concert. Also, there is even a chance that president Putin will come to listen the concert. Zemfira immediately agreed to Queen`s offer. Now Roger Taylor`s and Bryan May's representatives carry on with negotiations for the formal aspects of the future super-concert. Russia didn`t see Freddie Mercury, but it does not mean that we cannot hear Queen. Perhaps, Zemfira is the correct choice to give us the sensation of real Queen`s magic in Moscow.
0 The Krasnoyarsk sculpture of locksmith Yasha is recognized as the most amusing monument of Russia.

The Krasnoyarsk sculpture of locksmith Yasha is recognized as the most amusing monument of Russia.

In Saint-Petersburg the All-Russia contest of local lore competition "the Amusing monument" was summed up, leaded by the International welfare fund it. Dmitry Lihachev. A problem of competitors was gathering the information on unusual products of a monumental and decoration sculpture in cities and villages of Russia. The funniest sculpture was pronounced a monument in Krasnoyarsk. It portrays an elderly plumber, called “Uncle Yasha” and his young assistant. “Uncle Yasha” is presented as if he is looking out of a sewage well. The monument is located near the local Water and Sewerage Customer Service office (“Vodokanal”). The sculpture of “Uncle Yasha” has a real prototype – it is Yakov Zubkov who joined the service in 1945 and had worked there for about 30 years. The photo of the monument and the story of it was sent to the contest by Krasnoyarsk pupil Elena
Klunduk. The second in the list were a plate with a footprint of the Invisible Man that was located near Yekaterinburg Regional Public Library and a sculpture to a bird from a kid’s song named Chizhik-Pyzhik in Saint-Petersburg. The third position on the list was also given to two monuments – a monument to Vasya the Kitty and a Crow in Voronezh and a composition called “Anton Chekhov in Tomsk through the eyes of a drunken fellow who is lying in a gutter and has never read “Kashtanka””. There is a legend that being in Tomsk Chekhov lost a galosh what let the sculptor Leonty Usov portray the well-known Russian writer barefooted. It is also said that Chekhov did not like the city, and he called it “tiresome and not sober.” Therefore, the author imagined that Tomsk residents saw him through the drunken eyes.

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