Posts Tagged ‘ UK-Russia Year of Culture ’

Tim Parchikov's 'Burning News' is on view at the Hayward Gallery.

UK-Russian Year of Culture may have fizzled out but cultural exchange continues

Oct 29th, 2014 | By

      The UK-Russian Year of Culture officially ended when the UK government formally withdrew its support from the project in June citing Russia’s behaviour in Ukraine.  The UK government are not known for their interest in cultural matters anyhow(culture is elitist apparently and doesnt win votes) and their support for this venture had been
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Olga Golodets, Deputy Prime Minister of Russian Federations arrived in London in Janaury 2014 to inaugurate the UK-Russian Year of Cultural Exchange.

2014 UK-Russia year of Cultural Exchange ends in a whimper

Sep 3rd, 2014 | By

                        It all started so well for the 2014 UK-Russia year of cultural exchange with a dazzling series of events planned in Moscow and London including Pavlova, Nijinsky, Chekhov, Nabokov, Gagarin, Young British Artists, James Bond and Francis Bacon.  There were to be events
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