The world’s biggest country, in a magazine. Since 1956.
Author: Maria Antonova
Page 16 ( 2 pages)
After years of tolerating certain trendy and broad-minded institutions popular with the city’s growing middle class, Moscow is purging theaters, clubs, and a media outlet that was at the forefront of covering protest rallies prior to Vladimir Putin’s re-election to a third term. Actions against these institutions have been seen by some as part of an ongoing campaign to promote what the government considers an “acceptable” and “supportive” cultural atmosphere.
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