Russian Federation

Tatarstan rebrands itself as a land of rich cultural history and religious tolerance

Campaign criticised for glossing over the past and perpetuating stereotypes

Published online: 28 January 2015

Oscar nominated ‘Leviathan’ may fall foul of Kremlin cultural decree

Document signed by Vladimir Putin refers to “false ideas about Russia’s historic backwardness”

Published online: 23 January 2015

Clampdown sends Russian artists into exile

Berlin, Montenegro and, ironically, Kiev are popular destinations as Moscow curbs free speech

Published online: 08 January 2015

Moscow arts agitator leaves for Montenegro

Marat Guelman, the former director of the Perm Museum of Contemporary Art, will open new cultural centre in resort town of Budva

Published online: 08 January 2015

Kandinsky Prize winner supported Russia’s annexation of Crimea

Pavel Pepperstein’s controversial comments resurface after he receives €40,000 Russian art award

Published online: 19 December 2014

Putin’s £9m birthday gift to the Hermitage

The Russian President presented the 250-year-old museum with a Fabergé egg and discussed plans for regional outposts

Published online: 10 December 2014

Artists’ studios in Moscow seized, union says

The city has been cracking down on subsidised workspaces

Published online: 27 November 2014

‘Alfred Barr made us pull out all the old junk’

Rodchenko and Stepanova’s grandson gives an insider’s insight into the lives of the Russian avant-garde artists

Published online: 25 November 2014

Russia’s performance artists are heard

Garage Museum organises the first exhibition of the movement, from the Futurists’ early experiments to today’s “artivists”

Published online: 21 October 2014

Optimistic work for US embassy in Moscow

Artist Don Gummer's new site-specific sculpture will be installed in 2016

Published online: 16 October 2014

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