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Private Museums

Grand opening of Russian billionaire’s power-plant museum is postponed to 2020

GES-2 will be part of Moscow's Museum Mile, linked to Garage, the Tretyakov and the Pushkin

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Art theft

Thief of Crimean painting at State Tretyakov Gallery apprehended

Brazen incident raises questions about museum security in Russia

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Exhibitions

Lost Frida Kahlo painting and Diego Rivera mural at centre of new show looking at couple’s Russian links

As the exhibition opens in Moscow, curators hope a photograph of the missing work might jog the memory of any witnesses

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Museums & Heritage

Moscow residents petition Garage Museum to reject sponsorship from property developer

Activists say PIK Group's high-rise developments are environmentally unsafe and only aimed at making "super profits"

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Technology

Moscow's Tretyakov Gallery develops blockchain app to bring Russian art to the world

Digital initiative will invite users to explore and sponsor more than 190,000 works in the collection

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In the frame

Catnapped: abduction of moody moggie Begemot from Moscow museum sparks media frenzy

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Russia

Putin praises Moscow's urban development in wake of World Cup success

But Russian president's remarks at eighth Moscow Urban Forum angered preservationists

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Conservation

Russia opens new exhibition centre dedicated to icons

The Grabar Art Conservation Center has launched the Ovchinnikov Ikonoteka space, which is named in honour of renowned restorer

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Exhibitions

Juergen Teller tackles football’s highs and lows in Moscow show

Exhibition at Garage Museum includes stalker-like snaps of Pep Guardiola and live work charting Germany’s World Cup success—or failure

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Leaders

Egon Schiele was not a sex offender

The 100th anniversary of Austrian artist’s death has arrived just in time for the #MeToo movement

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Philanthropy

Russian billionaire’s Peri Foundation will keep paying for culture after arrest

It is business as usual, says the organisation’s director, as its founder, Ziyavudin Magomedov, remains in custody awaiting trial on racketeering charges

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Museums

Moscow museum opens archives of Stalin's Gulag labour camps

New research centre helps descendants discover fate of their family members

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Exhibitions

Soviet renaissance man El Lissitzky gets major double-show in Moscow

Exhibition of 400 works opens at State Tretyakov Museum and Jewish Museum and Tolerance Center