Russian press

Venice Comes to the Pushkin Museum

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In June 2017 the Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts exhibited works by Titian, Tintoretto and Veronese that are rarely shown outside Italy. One year later, a new project between the Russian museum and the Museo Civico di Palazzo Chiericati in Vicenza, north of Venice, brings to Moscow artworks of eminent Venetian masters of 18th Century.  Read More

“Atlas VMayakovsky” Maps the Chaos of the Avant-Garde

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A new exhibition on Vladimir Mayakovsky totally immerses visitors in a massive house installation Anastasiya Zamyatina / Tretyakov Gallery If you’re afraid of the dark or somewhat claustrophobic, “Atlas VMayakovsky” is probably not the exhibition for you. But if you’re eager to embark on a journey, stumbling upon artifacts and making connections between the famous Read More

New Water Pumps Take Payment by Card in Southern Russia

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Southern Russia has become the latest region to install card-operated water pumps to cut down on water waste. Outdoor hand-pump wells that tap into the main pipeline or groundwater are a popular way for Russians living in remote locations to access drinking water. Public utilities have introduced “smart” pumps that dispense water through pre-paid cards Read More

Yandex Buys Startup Fuel Delivery Service

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Russian car-sharing company Yandex.Drive, owned by Russia’s largest internet group Yandex, has bought startup fuel delivery service Toplivo v Bak, Yandex and the founder of the startup said on Wednesday. Toplivo v Bak, which translates as “Fuel to the Tank,” will help Yandex.Drive improve the fueling of its growing car fleet, the company said in Read More

Arctic Monkeys Meet Grizzly Bear at Flow Festival Helsinki

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The Flow Festival in Helsinki is one of the most popular European events for Russian music fans. They head up and over the border to hear some homegrown musicians — this year Kedr Livansky and Lena Popova — perform in a line-up that includes Kendrick Lamar, R&B and soul diva Lauryn Hill, punk rock stepmother Read More

Inside a Moscow Art Studio

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The Moscow Times sent photographer Albina Shaimuratova and journalist Andrei Muchnik to the studios of some of Moscow’s up-and-coming young artists to see how and where they work and explore some of the connections between their spaces and their art. The first visit was to the studio of Anastasia Potemkina and Alexei Buldakov, aka Urban Read More

Russia Can Weather Any New U.S. Sanctions, Says Moody’s

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Russia will be able to weather new sanctions from the United States following a series of steps it took to reduce its vulnerability to future penalties, said Moody’s analyst Kristin Lindow. The U.S. levied sanctions against businesses held by Kremlin-linked oligarchs in April as punishment for alleged interference in the 2016 presidential election. Last week, Read More

Navalny Calls for Election Day Rallies Against Retirement Age Hike

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Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has called for nationwide protests in 46 cities against the government’s unpopular plan to raise the retirement age for the day of regional elections this fall. Russian lawmakers are pushing through legislation to increase the pension age to 65 years for men and 63 years for women over the next Read More