Sevastopol’s city authorities have approved the idea of holding Eurovision in the Crimean port city, responding to an idea put forward earlier by a Ukrainian historian.
Russian state-funded news agency Rossiya Segodnya has failed to gain accreditation in Tajikistan, according to the country’s Foreign Minister, Sirojiddin Aslov.
The Hungarian government is set to strengthen cultural links with countries in southern Europe, with the city of Pécs in south-western Hungary to play a crucial role.
Estonian poet, philosopher and culture critic Jaan Kaplinski has won the European Prize for Literature.
The winners of the international competition to design two new Moscow Metro stations have been revealed.