culture in Russia

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 …

Muslim Magomayev would have marked his 79th birthday today

Muslim Magomayev would have marked his 79th birthday today

The outstanding Azerbaijani and Russian singer, composer, People's Artist of the USSR Muslim Magomayev would have marked his 79th birthday today. The Russian Information and Cultural Center in Baku will celebrate his …

Krasnodar listens to Stravinsky

Krasnodar listens to Stravinsky

Today and tomorrow, on July 10-11, Igor Stravinsky's compositions will be performed in Krasnodar, the press service of the Krasnodar administration reports. Classical music is playing in the city on weekends at the …

First concert for tourists takes place in Zheleznovodsk

First concert for tourists takes place in Zheleznovodsk

Today, a concert entitled "Zheleznovodsk lights the stars!" was held for the tourists in in the Zheleznovodsk local recreation center, head of the city Yevgeny Moiseev informed, noting that this is the first large-scale concert event in …

Ekaterina Gradova passes away

Ekaterina Gradova passes away

Honored Artist of the RSFSR Yekaterina Gradova died at the age of 75. Her daughter, actress Maria Mironova, wrote about this on Instagram. The actress was born on October 6, 1946, in Moscow. She was married to Andrei Mironov, their …

Soviet and Russian actor Andrei Myagkov passes away

Soviet and Russian actor Andrei Myagkov passes away

Famous Soviet and Russian actor Andrei Myagkov, holder of the People’s Artist of the RSFSR title, has died, the Chekhov Moscow Art Theater said. The theater said the date and time of the funeral will be announced later, TASS …

Lidia. African dreams in the State Museum of Oriental Art

Lidia. African dreams in the State Museum of Oriental Art

On January 27th, the State Museum of Oriental Art presented the art exhibition “Lidia. African dreams.” The retrospective exhibition is dedicated to Lidia Arkhipova. It includes about 30 pictures by the artist. The …

Russia's Kantemir Balagov to direct 'Last of Us' pilot

Russia's Kantemir Balagov to direct 'Last of Us' pilot

HBO has announced that Russian filmmaker Kantemir Balagov will be sitting in the director's chair for the pilot episode of The Last of Us. Craig Mazin, the creator of HBO’s acclaimed limited series Chernobyl, is …

Vasily Lanovoy hospitalized with Covid-19

Vasily Lanovoy hospitalized with Covid-19

People's Artist of the USSR Vasily Lanovoy tested positive for  Covid-19,  director of the Vakhtangov Theater Kirill Krok informed. According to him, the actor feels rather well, however, due to his age, he was …