Canadian bureau wins tender to build stage for Mariinsky Theatre

Canadian bureau wins tender to build stage for Mariinsky Theatre

29 Jul, 11:31 PM 201 comments

Canadian architects have won the right to build a second stage at Russia's renowned Mariinsky Theatre in St Petersburg, after many delays.

British Council to reopen in Russia British Council to reopen in Russia

28 Jul, 05:02 PM 176 comments

After being closed more than a year as the victim of a political feud between Russia and Great Britain, the government-sponsored British Council is returning to Moscow.

Unpiloted aircraft to save Muscovites from drowning Unpiloted aircraft to save Muscovites from drowning

21 Jul, 03:43 PM 121 comments

Death by drowning is a major problem in Moscow this year, as more people spend their vacations on the banks of local rivers instead of traveling to more exotic destinations.

14,000 objects missing from Russian museums 14,000 objects missing from Russian museums

16 Jul, 05:17 PM 40 comments

After a scandal over objects stolen from the Hermitage, a commission has been inventorying all Russian museums. Its findings this year are disturbing.

Ukraine bans Bruno movie, gives no reason Ukraine bans Bruno movie, gives no reason

14 Jul, 03:21 PM 52 comments

The Ukrainian Ministry of Culture and Tourism has banned the distribution and sales of the US pseudo-documentary comedy film Bruno, produced by rowdy English actor Sacha Baron Cohen.

Legendary Russian chess rivals Karpov and Kasparov to play again 25 years after famous battle Legendary Russian chess rivals Karpov and Kasparov to play again 25 years after famous battle

11 Jul, 11:40 PM 57 comments

Russian chess legends 46-year-old Garry Kasparov and 58-year-old Anatoly Karpov are to renew battle in Valencia in September.The two men first played each other 25 years ago. However, the Spain event could be their last encounter

Belarus censors Russian literature and movies Belarus censors Russian literature and movies

10 Jul, 12:30 PM 54 comments

Belarus is to set up a committee to check all Russian films and books for immorality and dissolute content

Playboy gets exclusive rights to publish Nabokov’s last work Playboy gets exclusive rights to publish Nabokov’s last work

9 Jul, 11:04 PM 32 comments

Vadmir Nabokov, the famous Russian novelist and short story writer, will have his final, unfinished and coveted novella distributed by Playboy.



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