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Russian ballet marred by further controversy

The Bolshoi Ballet has been hit with another wave of controversy following allegations that female dancers were forced to sleep…


Bolshoi acid attack drama still unresolved

The Bolshoi ballet drama continues as hundreds of Bolshoi employees turn to Russian President Vladimir Putin to defend key suspect…


Bolshoi ballet dancer confesses to acid attack

One of the Bolshoi’s leading male dancers Pavel Dmitrichenko has confessed his involvement in the acid attack against Bolshoi artistic…


Russians unhappy with culture minister appointment

The appointment of Andrei Nelidov to run the Kizhi State Museum in Karelia has been met with protests by Russians.


Putin refuses to return Jewish manuscripts to the US

Russian President Vladimir Putin has refused to return a collection of Jewish books and manuscripts to the US, where they…


Bolshoi ballet chief heads to Germany after acid attack

Bolshoi ballet director Sergei Filin has gone to Germany to receive further treatment and claims he knows who attacked him.


Billionaire acquires Russian art worth $60 million

Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich recently purchased $60 million worth of art by Russian artist Ilya Kabakov.


Russian ballet star in acid attack

Sergei Filin, the artistic director of Russia’s Bolshoi Theatre, is recovering in hospital after a masked man threw acid in…


Pussy Riot plea over child rejected in court

Jailed Pussy Riot member Maria Alyokhina has had her plea to be released in order to look after her child…


Putin vs Punk: Pussy Riot trial continues

Controversy continued to surround Pussy Riot's trial in a first week marked by abused defendants, a bomb threat and missing…

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