The basis of the Russian Academy
Property of the state. Education and science play a huge role in the development of society, and Russia has a rich historical tradition in the development and maintenance of these areas of human thought. Today our country is a large number of activities designed to improve the image of scientific and educational activities, including many associated with the direction of public holidays, including the all-Russian celebration of the Founding of the Russian Academy, which is celebrated on October 11.
Back in 1873 in St. Petersburg on the initiative of Catherine II was a significant event that marked the beginning of intensive development of Russian science, –was founded by the Russian Academy. It was an official community of writers and scholars who have gathered for a common case of increasing the level of Russian culture and development of scientific research. Unlike the Academy of Sciences of the priority directions of the Russian Academy chose the humanitarian sphere, in particular, the study and development of the Russian language. With the support of the government of the Russian Empire, the leaders of the Academy, its head of Princess Ekaterina Dashkova, and the Patriarch of Russian literature of Mikhail Lomonosov, was engaged in the preparation and publication of dictionaries, create a list of the General rules of the language. The Academy has established its own printing house, was collected extensive library formed gymnasium for future scholars in the Humanities. Also thanks to the Russian Academy increased the number of scientific papers and publications in various journals of its leaders.
The creation of the Russian Academy played a crucial role in the development of Russian culture, the formation of the Russian language and the development of the Russian humanitarian science. That's why holiday date October 11, has such an outstanding value for our country!