Conflict Over Schneerson Books Affects Russia-US Cultural Exchange ‚Äď Russian Minister
The US refusal to return seven books from the collection of Yosef Yitzchok Schneerson to Russia has affected the cultural exchanges between the two countries, almost completely halting joint exhibition projects, Russia‚ôs deputy minister of culture told journalists Monday. </p>
// May. 26, 2014 - 19:29 GMT
Putin Orders Thorough Examination of Crimea‚Äôs Cultural Sites
Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered the Ministry of Culture on Tuesday to check the state of Crimea's cultural sites and organize repairs as needed.
// Apr. 01, 2014 - 17:58 GMT
Scythian Gold Must Be Returned to Crimea ‚Äď Official
The speaker of Russia's lower house of parliament on Monday called for the return of a collection of rare Crimean gold artifacts currently on loan to a museum in Amsterdam.
// Mar. 31, 2014 - 19:15 GMT
Scythian Gold On Display In Amsterdam Must Be Returned To Crimea - Official
A number of Crimean archaeological artifacts currently on loan to a museum in Amsterdam must be returned to their home museums at the conclusion of the exhibit, a Russian official said Thursday.
// Mar. 27, 2014 - 13:57 GMT
No Russian Funds for Tchaikovsky Biopic Amid Gay Denial ‚Äď Director
A Russian filmmaker has said he would seek foreign funding for a biopic of the composer Pyotr Tchaikovsky, widely believed to have been a homosexual, amid ongoing controversy about Russia‚ôs recently adopted anti-gay law. </p>
// Sep. 21, 2013 - 00:51 GMT
Tolstoy‚Äôs Entire Body of Work Goes Online, Descendant Says
Count Leo Tolstoy was a prolific author, rich and generous enough to bequeath his works to be published and distributed free of charge.
// Jun. 26, 2013 - 17:52 GMT
Live broadcast of Will Smith‚Äôs visit to RIA Novosti
Live broadcast of Hollywood movie star Will Smith‚úAfter Earth,‚Ě starts at 12:15 on ria.ru and on the official RIA Novosti site on YouTube.
// May. 27, 2013 - 14:05 GMT