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04/03/2018 20:55The other side of a myth    ( Daily Sabah )
"Tatars are perceived as the Turkish fifth column by Russia." Here we have to remember a famous saying by Alexander Pushkin who is sometimes considered to be an integral part not only of the Russian national culture, but of the Russian soul: "Scrub well a Russian, you will always find a Tatar down ...
04/03/2018 00:35The doomed tender love of Eugene Onegin told in opera    ( Hastings and St. Leonards Observer )
The opera, based on Pushkin's novel, is the story of Onegin, a romantic Russian aristocrat caught between convention and boredom, and the young Tatiana, who grows from sentimental adolescent into sophisticated woman. Tchaikovsky gives voice to the casualties of love, the victims in the battle ...
04/01/2018 08:40ICM students perform at GU-Q to mark Qatar-Russia Year of Culture    ( The Peninsula Qatar )
The show included works by the famous composer and conductor Sergei Rachmaninoff, and that of Alexsandr Sergeevich Pushkin who is considered as the founder of modern Russian literature. Also featured were traditional Russian songs including the famous 'Kalinka' and 'The Spring Fair'. “We are ...
03/30/2018 16:50BWW Blog: Hawai'i Symphony Orchestra Celebrates Triumph over Subjugation at Bank of Hawaii ...    ( Broadway World )
That work hearkens back to the 1820 poem of the same name by Alexander Pushkin. Pushkin pushed the boundaries of freedom from tyranny, and got exiled by Tsar Alexander the First. He was the ultimate thorn in the side of Russian leadership. Knowing that Festive Overture was actually code for ...
03/27/2018 23:15Theater Director Held in Russia Finds an Audience in Berlin    ( New York Times )
What Is Russia? And one of the main columns that that understanding rests on is Russian literature. It's how you support the language, which, in essence, supports the country.” Mr. Serebrennikov's often-provocative productions of works by Russian masters from Alexander Pushkin to Nikolai ...
03/26/2018 15:35Vietnamese readers get free access to Boris Yeltsin Library    ( http://en.vietnamplus.vn/ (press release) )
Hanoi (VNA) – The Russian Science and Culture Centre in Hanoi has announced Vietnamese readers can access online books of Russia-based Boris ... Of the books, Pushkin's Fairy Tales, Ugryum River by Vyacheslav Shishkov, and poetry collections of S.A. Esenin, Anna Akhmatova and Marina ...
03/18/2018 23:20Russia Expels 23 UK Diplomats    ( ІnsіdĐľr CĐ°r NĐľws )
Russia's attacking the wrong target with its "misguided" decision to close the council, Clementine Cecil, executive director of the Pushkin House center in London, which promotes Russian culture, wrote on Facebook. The British Council said it was profoundly disappointed by Russia's decision and ...
03/17/2018 21:20Russia Orders the Expulsion of 23 British Diplomats in Retaliation    ( Bloomberg )
Russia's attacking the wrong target with its “misguided” decision to close the council, Clementine Cecil, executive director of the Pushkin House center in London, which promotes Russian culture, wrote on Facebook. “Relations have been poor for a long time, and the cultural field is the only arena where ...
03/16/2018 06:30Toxic Russian Bros    ( Planet S )
While perhaps not a first tier classic, Eugene Onegin has an aura about it. Famed Russian composer Pyotr Tchaikovsky wrote an opera based on the tale in 1876, after all, and the poetic novel's author, Alexander Pushkin (1799–1837), is revered in his homeland as the founder of modern Russian ...
03/16/2018 06:30Russia, nerve agents and a quest for the truth    ( The Guardian )
... be someone like your correspondent (Letters, 14 March) who reaches for the glories of Russian classical culture and the heroism displayed in the last war (after Stalin's ally, Hitler, invaded in 1941 that is). Pushkin and the Bolshoi really do not have much to do with nerve gas and radioactive polonium.
03/10/2018 07:30Russian Spaceship for Tourists to Debut in 2025    ( Newsmax )
The spaceship would consist of an 88-ton missile and a 7.7 ton craft. "The first flight of the prototype is due in 2023, and the first tourist flight is expected in 2025," Pavel Pushkin, director of Russian company CosmoCourse, told Tass. Pushkin added said the program, from the launch of the project down to ...
03/05/2018 08:15Lithuania laments the loss of its finest tenor    ( Slipped Disc )
... half of the 20th century. After six years in the ensemble of the national opera in Vilnius, he became a regular at La Scala, singing Pinkerton, Cavaradossi, Otello and many other leading roles. He was a favourite at the Bolshoi and a regular in Paris. In 2015, he was awarded Russia's Pushkin medal.
03/04/2018 04:51Victoria Lomasko: the brutally funny artist no gallery in Russia will touch    ( The Guardian )
When she toured the US last year, the New Yorker described her as “listening to ordinary Russians by drawing them one by one”, from God-fearing old ladies to young skinheads and striking truckers. Lomasko has just flown in from Moscow for a series of events at London's Pushkin House, including the ...
03/01/2018 11:05OU Theater delivers sharp Russian satirical play    ( Athens NEWS )
... Government Inspector' is a satirical play by the Russian and Ukrainian dramatist and novelist Nikolai Gogol. Originally published in 1836, the play was revised for an 1842 edition. Based upon an anecdote allegedly recounted to Gogol by Pushkin, the play is a comedy of errors, satirizing human greed, ...
02/27/2018 14:15Delight in 19th century Russia as the Art Club presents Onegin    ( Chilliwack Progress )
Hille and Gladstone's musical version of Onegin draws from both the opera by Tchaikovsky and the original novel in verse by 19th-century Russian author Alexander Pushkin, which inspired it. By giving these classics a modern reworking, Hille and Gladstone aimed to please both traditional fans of the ...
02/22/2018 09:45'Aivazovsky's Istanbul,' meeting point of music and painting    ( Daily Sabah )
A great marine painter who left 6,000 paintings behind him, Ivan Aivazovsky is described as "the author of the sea" by renowned Russian poet, playwright, and novelist of the Romantic era Alexander Pushkin. Amazing the audience with his realistic waves and lunar paths, he was an avid and inquisitive ...
02/22/2018 09:45How Russia's 'red tourism' is luring wealthy Chinese visitors bored with Paris and Milan    ( South China Morning Post )
For many like Xu and her friends, a Russia trip is also about enjoying the high life: breakfast at the Cafe Pushkin, shopping, skiing at the Igora resort, a birthday dinner at Ruski (a restaurant 354 metres above ground level), watching Don Quixote at the Mariinsky Theatre, and sampling delicious fusion ...
02/16/2018 09:45A life of color: Boris Chetkov exhibit opens at Vail International Gallery    ( Vail Daily News )
After the Iron Curtain fell, Pushkin began traveling to Russia regularly, seeking out the talented artists that were largely unknown outside of the former Soviet Union. He met Chetkov on one such trip; the painter let him into his little studio, which was filled with stacks of paintings. Pushkin purchased 10 of ...
02/09/2018 17:50Titov guarantees return of fugitive oligarchs unbeknown to them    ( Realnoe vremya )
Business Ombudsman and candidate to the presidency of Russia Boris Titov talked with the entrepreneurs who left Russia due to real or possible criminal persecution for 4 hours in Pushkin House Russian culture centre in London on 3 February. According to The Bell, Titov persuaded them to return ...
02/09/2018 02:055 things in Russia are better than in America    ( www.MICEtimes.asia (press release) )
Russians are very fond of their culture. Every Russian with whom I met, they all know and love Pushkin, Dostoevsky, Tchaikovsky. I like it a lot, because in America we have just about the future, we almost never talk about our very important and often sad past. Russian did not forget about the history and ...

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