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1. Easing Fear Through Film

"Our mission, as workers in the sphere of culture, is not only to save culture itself from destruction, but to save those who value it."

– The director of the Kyiv municipal Department of Culture on showing films during these trying times
Tags: culture, Film & TV, Ukraine, war in ukraine
2. Culture Under Fire

Five sites in Ukraine that are known for their cultural value and how they have been affected by the ongoing war.

Tags: culture, art, war in ukraine, Ukraine
3. Biking with Style, with Putin: The Night Wolves

Russia has an ultranationalist, pro-Putin motorcycle gang. Because of course it does.

Tags: men, ideology, culture, propaganda, politics, putin, motor sports
4. Valuing Values

In an effort to prevent the "cult of selfishness," Russia's Ministry of Culture is implementing a project to preserve traditional values in 2022.

Tags: politics, government, memory, culture
5. Foreign Heroes in Russian Cinema

Six films in Russian cinema with foreign characters as their heroes.

Tags: culture, movies, Culture Through Film, Film & TV
6. TikTok Gets Cultured

TikTok isn’t just for kiddies these days. The video streaming platform offers a range of people, such as those of Russia’s many ethnic groups, the opportunity to educate others about their cultures.

Tags: national geographic, social media, TikTok, ethnic minority, ethnic group, ethnicity, culture, Udmurtia, udmurts, avars, khanty
7. Kremlin Finally Gets Around to Clearing Out Old Basement

Archaeologists have just completed digging through layers of cultural strata in the middle of the Kremlin, unearthing some interesting finds they totally forgot were down there.

Tags: art, culture, Moscow, kremlin, history, archaeology
8. Britney's Plight Takes Flight, And Putin's "Troops" Speak Out

News of Britney Spears’s recent appearance in court has crossed the globe, and a well-meaning group of supporters in Russia have taken offense at her plight.

Tags: culture, law, social issues, women, Internet, putin's troops, britney spears
9. My First Ivan Kupala

Ivan Kupala is a traditional Slavic celebration of the summer solstice, with many pagan and deeply symbolic rituals. How are these ancient customs celebrated and recreated today in modern Russia? 

Tags: culture, maslenitsa, summer, traditions, folklore, fire, dance, village life, village, celebrations, spirituality, paganism
10. An Immigrant's Story, with Cake

Polina Chesnakova's family moved from Russia to Georgia, then from Georgia to Ukraine, and to the US. A cookbook author and cooking instructor, Chesnakova keeps her family traditions alive through cooking and baking, and inspiring others.

Tags: culture, cuisine, georgia
By Anna Kharzeeva

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