Russian state-funded television network RT (founded as Russia Today) has been refused permission to establish an outlet in Latvia.
Fashion designers from a range of countries are set to take part in the “Nomad style” competition as part of the World Festival of Epics of the Peoples of the World, which will take place from 3 to 7 September in the Kyrgyz capital Bishkek.
Digital Television (Tsifrovoe Televidenie), a joint venture between Rostelecom and Russian state broadcaster VGTRK, is set to launch a set of TV channels in Latin America, which will broadcast Russian programmes to viewers in the region.
The director of the renowned Savitsky Art Museum, which houses the second largest collection of Russian avant garde art in the world, has been abruptly sacked, sparking fears about the fate of the museum’s art.
The KROK International Animated Film Festival will open in Moscow on 20 September. The festival will take place on board the Konstantin Simonov, a large motor ship that will transport the festival along the Volga River from the Russian capital to St Petersburg, stopping off also in Dubna, Cherepovets, Goritsy and Petrozavodsk.