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News Russia » Culture: Russian Culture Ministry proposes to clarify procedure of blocking websites out of court

News channel or source: http://www.rapsinews.com/legislation_news/20180220/282001900.html
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

MOSCOW, February 20 (RAPSI) – Russia’s Culture Ministry has prepared a bill clarifying a procedure of blocking websites out of court on the request of rights holders, the document published on the official website of judicial acts reads. The bill ...

News Russia » Culture: Is Russia attempting to erase Crimean Muslim culture?

News channel or source: http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2018/02/russia-attempting-erase-crimean-muslim-culture-180217174807613.html
Publication date: Saturday 17 February 2018

Bakhchisaray, Ukraine - The mosque looked like a bandaged patient. The 500-year-old limestone building was wrapped in wooden scaffolding and long pieces of cloth that hid geometric ornaments and Koranic calligraphy. Next to it lay heavy bundles of steel ...

News Russia » Culture: Russia's Culture Minister Isn't Happy About Fifty Shades Freed

News channel or source: https://www.cinemablend.com/news/2312682/russias-culture-minister-isnt-happy-about-fifty-shades-freed
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

There has been a lot of criticism over the last few years aimed at the Fifty Shades film series. However, nobody has thrown quite the shade at the movies than the Russian Culture Minister just did at the most recent entry. As Culture Minister, Vladimir ...

News Russia » Culture: How Putin’s absurd, tacky Russia isn’t so different from Trump’s America

News channel or source: http://www.macleans.ca/culture/how-putins-absurd-tacky-russia-isnt-so-different-from-trumps-america/
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

the enemy is no longer the imperialist oppressing the “hard-working American people” but the Western culture itself), so the current wave of Russia reporting in the West often goes so far as to suggest that deceit and domination are somehow part and ...

News Russia » Culture: Russian Culture Minister Criticizes 'Fifty Shades Freed' for "Crashing" Local Releases

News channel or source: https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/russian-culture-minister-criticizes-fifty-shades-freed-crashing-local-releases-1085083
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

Released on Feb. 8, the Universal film became the country's fourth highest-grossing movie of the year to date after its first weekend. Russia’s culture minister Vladimir Medinsky singled out Universal's Fifty Shades Freed for "crashing" the homegrown ...

News Russia » Culture: “Icarus” Intriguingly Personalizes Russia’s Political and Sporting Culture

News channel or source: http://www.patheos.com/blogs/secularcinephile/2018/02/icarus-intriguingly-personalizes-russias-political-sporting-culture/
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

Bryan Fogel, the director and a central character of “Icarus” But its tale is a doozy, and the way Icarus morphs from an attention-grabbing stunt into a bigger international narrative is fascinating. In a first-person saga reminiscent of Morgan ...

News Russia » Culture: Belarus, Russia have many points of contact for cooperation in culture

News channel or source: http://eng.belta.by/society/view/belarus-russia-have-many-points-of-contact-for-cooperation-in-culture-109441-2018/
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

VITEBSK, 19 February (BelTA) – Belarus and Russia have many points of contact to develop cooperation in the cultural sector, member of the Union State Parliamentary Assembly's Commission on Social Policy, Science, Culture and Humanitarian Affairs, member ...

News Russia » Culture: “Olympic Athletes From Russia” Is a Craven Euphemism for a Craven Olympic Games

News channel or source: https://slate.com/culture/2018/02/olympic-athletes-from-russia-is-a-craven-euphemism-for-a-craven-olympic-games.html
Publication date: Sunday 11 February 2018

the compromise only serves to mitigate the effect of Russia’s punishment—and the most obvious conclusion is that the IOC wanted it this way. You depend on Slate for sharp, distinctive coverage of the latest developments in politics and culture.

News Russia » Culture: Tatar Culture Feels Putin’s Squeeze as Russian Election Nears

News channel or source: https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/world/tatar-culture-feels-putin-e2-80-99s-squeeze-as-russian-election-nears/ar-BBJgqnY
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

Pavel Shmakov knew his decision to keep his school’s Tatar-language curriculum intact might spark phone calls from angry parents. What the head teacher of the Solntse school in Kazan did not expect was a visit from state prosecutors, who interrogated ...

News Russia » Culture: Moscow protests to Ukraine over attack on Russian Science and Culture Center in Kiev

News channel or source: http://tass.com/politics/990774
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

MOSCOW, February 19. /TASS/. Russia’s foreign ministry on Monday summoned the Ukrainian charge d’affaires in Moscow to make a representation over attacks on the Russian Center for Science and Culture and offices of Russian banks in Kiev. "The Russian ...