Arts & Culture

27 February 2019
Ukraine Drops Eurovision Entrant Over Russia Row Premium
Ukrainian national broadcaster failed to reach ‘common ground’ with singer Maruv, who insisted on being ‘a musician, not a puppet for the political arena.’
 
20 February 2019
Czech TV’s Genre-Busting Comedy Is a Hit Premium
Show featuring Roma characters and a transgender woman divides opinion, attracts big audiences.
 
7 February 2019
Cyber Tournament Is Last Straw for Bishkek Opera Head Premium

Traditionalists denounce decision, while others say the publicity can only benefit the venerable institution.

 
5 February 2019
Kazakh Famine Documentary Breaks New Ground Premium

The mass starvation of the Stalinist 1930s doesn’t figure largely in official histories of the period.

 
14 January 2019
To Every Age Its Art
Russian feminists flip the script on classic Soviet films. From Global Voices.
By RuNet Echo
 
11 January 2019
Third Time’s the Charm for Patriotic Russian War Film Premium

T-34 breaks box office records, while a black comedy about civilians starving in besieged Leningrad is available only on YouTube.

 

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