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1. Make Fairy Tales, not War

Russian authorities are spending more on the production of fantasy films than on war films, according to a recent study.

Tags: film, culture, government, cinema
2. Chechen Rhythm Codified

Chechnya is banning music that falls above or below approved tempos. 

Tags: law, culture, music, chechnya
3. In Search of "Cultural Sovereignty"

By decree, Russia is no longer uniting "East and West" or modernizing, but protecting its "traditional values" and "cultural sovereignty."

Tags: education, traditions, putin, culture
4. Eat. Bake. Protest.

How a woman from Moscow turned a cake business into an anti-war protest and helped charities.

Tags: dissent, business, culture, food
5. A Crime Against Passion

Crimean wedding-goers were arrested and fined after playing a patriotic Ukrainian song at their reception.

Tags: weddings, law, crimea, social issues, customs, culture
6. A Sincere Appeal

I am asking you to include me on the foreign agents' list of my beloved country.”

– Russian pop star Alla Pugacheva, to the Ministry of Justice of the Russian Federation

Tags: maxim galkin, dissent, culture, pop culture, alla pugacheva, media
7. From the Big Screen to an Online Meme

A character from a 1988 Soviet animated film has taken on a new life as a 2022 internet meme.

Tags: social media, culture, meme, Internet
8. Homophobia Codified

The Russian state is preparing to pass new laws banning "gay propaganda" after a recent book led to public outrage.

Tags: book, culture, political repression, lgbt
9. Kremlin Cancels Culture

A working group of the Russian State Duma has compiled a list of cultural figures who have denounced the war in Ukraine. They can either "repent" or quit their jobs.

Tags: culture, political repression, dissent, politics, war in ukraine
10. A Theatrical Ousting

Moscow is replacing the anti-war directors of the Gogol Center.

Tags: culture, dissent, moscow, theater

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