Court arrests first individual involved

Court arrests first individual involved in case for St. Petersburg Church of Scientology

The case was instituted over the group’s illegal business operations and extremism A district court in St Petersburg on Wednesday put to custody Anastasia Terentyeva, the first individual involved in the case of the religious group calling itself the Scientology Church of St. Petersburg, a TASS reporter said in a dispatch from the courtroom. The…

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FSB says key figures in Church of Scientology’s St. Petersburg case established

“Preventive measures against some of them are under review, but they haven’t been detained yet,” the press service of the St. Petersburg and Leningrad Region FSB branch said Russia’s Federal Security Service (FSB) has established key figures in its case regarding illegal business practices by the Church of Scientology of St. Petersburg, the press service…

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Politician alarmed at attempts to uproot Russian language from former Soviet states

The Russian senate speaker says this very serious, as the number of Russian-speaking people in the world had significantly declined since the end of the 20th century Attempts to force the Russian language out of some of the former Soviet states cause concern, Russian Federation Council (upper house of parliament) Speaker Valentina Matviyenko said addressing…

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Polina Bogusevich to represent Russia at Junior Eurovision Song Contest

21 young performers took place at the final qualification Thirteen-year old Polina Bogusevich from Moscow will represent Russia this year at the Junior Eurovision Song Contest to take place in Georgia this fall, press service of Artek international children’s center said on Saturday. “Polina Bogusevich will represent Russia at the Junior Eurovision Song Contest in…

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Chechnya’s leader ready to organize Finnish reporter’s trip at Russian diplomat’s request

During Wednesday’s press briefing, Maria Zakharova called on Kadyrov to organize a trip to the republic for the Finnish reporter interested in alleged persecution of LGBT people in Chechnya Chechnya’s leader Ramzan Kadyrov will organize a trip to his homeland for the Finnish reporter who asked Russian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Maria Zakharova a question about…

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Mayor stresses most residents support Moscow’s

Mayor stresses most residents support Moscow’s renovation program

In 2017, Vladimir Putin has ordered Moscow mayor Sobyanin to tear down the so-called ‘Khrushchevki’ – five-story apartment blocks – constructed in the 1950s and 1960s under Soviet leader Khrushchev Most residents of Soviet-era low-rise apartment blocks set to be demolished in Moscow over the next 10-15 years support the city’s so-called renovation program, the…

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The Third Congress of the Society for Theory of Music “Revolutions in the History of Music Culture”

25 September 2017 – 29 September 2017 Russia’s Society for Theory of Music Tchaikovsky Moscow State Conservatory The Third Congress of the Society for Theory of Music “Revolutions in the History of Music Culture” (Dedicated to the Centennial of the Russian Revolution of 1917) International Scholarly Congress 25–29 September 2017 It is well known that…

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String Quartets

III International Nikolay Rubinstein Competition of Chamber Ensembles and String Quartets

23 September 2017 – 28 September 2017 The competition founder and organizer: Moscow State Conservatory P. I. Tchaikovsky  Jury of the Competition Well-known musicians, both performers and pedagogues from all over the world are invited to the Jury of the Competition. This year the Jury consists of: Tigran Alikhanov (Russia) — Chairman Alexander Bonduryansky (Russia) Gauchar…

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The Composers’ Competition for the Ninth International Competition of Performers

The Composers’ Competition for the Ninth International Competition of Performers on Winds & Percussions

28 August 2017 – 31 August 2017 The Composers’ Competition within the Frameworks of the Moscow Conservatory’s Ninth International Competition of Performers on Wind & Percussion Instruments 28–31 August 2017 The competition is founded by Tchaikovsky Moscow State Conservatory. The order of submitting the application and the holding of the competition The competition shall be…

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«Pianovoce»

The III International competition for voice and piano duos «Pianovoce»

26 June 2016 – 30 June 2016 The III International competition for voice and piano duos «Pianovoce» June 26 – 30, 2016  The competition founder: Moscow State P.I. Tchaikovsky Conservatory  Jury The Jury to be announced. Applications the competition is open to contestants born before June 1st, 1998 and after June 1st, 1980 (for vocalists)/…

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Lecture "Between the Greeks and the Arabs

Lecture “Between the Greeks and the Arabs.” Early medieval art of Central Asia

31 may 2017 Dear visitors! June 6 welcome to the lecture “Between the Greeks and the Arabs.” Early medieval art the Middle Asiais cycle “Archeology: journey through time”.   After a tumultuous political events of the III-V centuries ad, which were partly associated with the “Great migration of peoples” in the territory of Central Asia…

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