A new private museum dedicated to Russian impressionism will open tomorrow on Leningradsky Prospekt in Moscow.
On Tuesday the American-British indie duo The Kills released the video for Siberian Nights, from forthcoming album Ash & Ice. Guitarist Jamie Hince began writing the record three years ago during a solo journey on the Trans-Siberian Express from Moscow to Vladivostok and back again.
Plans for Russian President Vladimir Putin to meet with Sir Elton John when the singer visits Russia this month have been postponed, according to a statement released by the Kremlin.
Acclaimed Czech surrealist filmmaker Jan Švankmajer has launched a crowdfunding campaign together with Athanor Productions for Insects, which he says will be his final film.
Khadija Ismayilova, an imprisoned Azeri investigative journalist, has been freed.
Russian producer Art Crime is one of the most prominent voices of the Russian new electronic music scene. His immersive techno tracks are frequently played on the dance floors of Berlin, New York and Moscow – yet they are more introspective than it seems. Art Crime's new EP Still Life out at Rotterdam-based label Pinkman reflects the troubled year in the artist's life.
Made in Kazan, a two-day programme of masterclasses by prominent international urbanists, opens tomorrow in Kazan, the capital of Tatarstan in Russia.