culture in Russia

Tretyakov Gallery visitors evacuated in Moscow

Tretyakov Gallery visitors evacuated in Moscow

In Moscow, visitors to three buildings of the State Tretyakov Gallery were evacuated because of an anonymous threat. This is stated in the message on the gallery's website. The museums are currently temporarily closed. …

Stavropol and Crimean theaters to "exchange" tours

Stavropol and Crimean theaters to "exchange" tours

The Stavropol Academic Drama Theater named after Lermontov will go on tour to Yalta for the first time in August, media reports. According to AiF-SK, on ​​the stage of Chekhov Yalta Theater from August 24 to 28, guests will present five …

Merkel opposes ban on Russian culture

Merkel opposes ban on Russian culture

Former German Chancellor Angela Merkel spoke out against the ban on Russian culture in the West, but condemned the political activities of Russian operatic soprano singer Anna Netrebko. "No, I wouldn't do that... She did …

Uzbek storytellers to come to festival in Bashkortostan

Uzbek storytellers to come to festival in Bashkortostan

Representatives of Uzbekistan will take part in the All-Russian children's and youth competition-festival of storytellers, which will be held from June 16 to 17 in Bashkortostan, the press service of the Republic's Ministry of …

Russian projects banned from International Emmy Awards

Russian projects banned from International Emmy Awards

Russian TV programs have been banned from this year’s International Emmys, the Executive Committee of the International Academy announced. “The Executive Committee of the International Academy has decided to bar all …

Rustam Ibragimbekov passes away

Rustam Ibragimbekov passes away

Soviet, Russian and Azerbaijani screenwriter and dramatist Rustam Ibragimbekov died on night of 11 March 2022 after a long illness in his home located in Moscow, according to the Cinematographers' Union of Azerbaijan. …

Walt Disney to suspend its activities in Russia

Walt Disney to suspend its activities in Russia

The Walt Disney Company will suspend all its operations in Russia, including production and licensing of content, due to the events in Ukraine, the company’s press secretary said in a statement posted on the official website. …

Sony Music and Warner Music Group leave Russia

Sony Music and Warner Music Group leave Russia

The world's largest record companies Sony Music and Warner Music Group announced the suspension of activities in Russia due to the situation in Ukraine. "We have suspended operations in Russia and will continue to support the …

Exhibition "Azerbaijani carpet" opens at VDNKh

Exhibition "Azerbaijani carpet" opens at VDNKh

A free exhibition "Azerbaijani carpet - a new look" has been opened in the "Azerbaijan" pavilion at VDNKh. The exposition was prepared by young artists and designers from Azerbaijan together with the creative …

Russian filmmaker Sergey Solovyov passes away

Russian filmmaker Sergey Solovyov passes away

Renowned Russian film director, screenwriter, film producer and lecturer Sergey Solovyov, best known for his iconic film Assa from the perestroika era starring rock musicians, died on Monday aged 77, a source from his inner circle said. …

Russian Crew Return to Earth After Filming First Movie in Apace

Russian Crew Return to Earth After Filming First Movie in Apace

A Russian actress and a film director returned to Earth Sunday after spending 12 days on the International Space Station (ISS) shooting scenes for the first movie in orbit, The Moscow Times reported. Yulia Peresild and Klim Shipenko …

Moscow-Baku unite hearts: festival at VDNKh

Moscow-Baku unite hearts: festival at VDNKh

On September 11-12, the festival called “Moscow-Baku unite hearts” took place within City Day at VDNKh, Azerbaijan Pavillion 14. Muscovites and guests of the capital enjoyed Azerbaijani dances performed by national dancing …