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1. Make Not War Art

"In connection with the incident, the State Hermitage was forced to apply to the prosecutor's office of St. Petersburg with a statement to conduct a prosecutor's check and assess the actions of a citizen for possible violations of the legislation of the Russian Federation, including in terms of public insult to the memory of the Defenders of the Fatherland.”

– Press Service of the St. Petersburg Hermitage, announcing it would be reviewing an artist’s behavior for potentially insulting the veterans of the Patriotic War of 1812.
Tags: veterans, legislation, patriotic war of 1812, military, painting, artwork, hermitage
2. Spies and Artists

Reviews of Cold Warriors and The Girl from the Hermitage.

Tags: st. petersburg, hermitage, spies
3. The Girl from the Hermitage

Molly Gartland’s The Girl from the Hermitage follows the turns of fate over nearly a century of a single family in St. Petersburg, whose lives are forever altered by a portrait assignment.

Tags: art, siege of leningrad, st. petersburg, hermitage
4. Aeroflot, Achilles, and Alushta

In this week's Odder News, a noble Hermitage cat predicts the UEFA tournament in St. Petersburg, new rules for flying with pets, and Russia's three biggest problems.

Tags: mikhail boyarsky, railway, railroad, Crimea, black sea, soccer, hermitage cats, hermitage
5. The Past in the Past: Reading a Book about Soviet Archaeology

A sixty-year-old Christmas present reveals how Soviet archaeologists perceived their craft.

Tags: soviet era, ussr, hermitage, history, archaeology
6. A Bizarre Wedding, Northern Creatures, and Fake Faberg├ęs

In this week's Odder News, one of Russia's most unconventional actors and an ice dancer get married (again), polar bears take over Russian trucks, and the Hermitage is faking it.

Tags: hermitage, faberge, weddings, woolly mammoth, polar bears
7. Exploring Russian Museums ~ Virtually

When you can't go to the museum, the museum comes to you!

Tags: hermitage, museums
8. Chinese Artist's Gift to the Hermitage

A famous Chinese artist was so inspired by his visit to the Hermitage, that he created a whole exhibit.

Tags: art, china, hermitage
9. Life-Changing Moments

“This is war. The enemy is invisible, but some lines of the front are clear. Today's difficulties, of course, are far from the horrors known to our history, and that includes the Blockade. That was much worse than today, and scarier.... The noble experience and mysticism of the besieged Hermitage remains with us always and serves as an example.”

- General Director of the State Hermitage Museum Mikhail Piotrovsky, in a Facebook post on how the Hermitage is dealing with the coronavirus pandemic

Tags: belarus, music, hermitage, coronavirus
10. 5-Hour Phone Film

Do you have an extra five hours? Why not watch this unique film!

Tags: technology, hermitage

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