Author Archives: Elvira Churyumova

Newly published illustrated album “Unofficial Art of the Second World War. Elena Marttila. Pavel Afonin. Sergey Babkov. Personal History and Memory” by Ksenia Afonina

An illustrated album “Unofficial Art of the Second World War. Elena Marttila. Pavel Afonin. Sergey Babkov. Personal History and Memory” by Ksenia Afonina (in Russian), (Kriga, 2021). The album features over a hundred works conveying the first-hand military experience of … Continue reading

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The Siege of Leningrad in documentary and feature films

This year on 27 January the siege of Leningrad was lifted 77 years ago in 1944. The siege was a prolonged military blockade undertaken by the Army Group North of Nazi Germany against the Soviet city of Leningrad (now Saint … Continue reading

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A message from the Gift of Life Foundation

Winter holidays are already around the corner, and are you still wondering what present to give your friends or acquaintances? Instead of gift baskets and knick-knacks, donate to programs that help children with cancer. – Go to the Gift of … Continue reading

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Ludmila Perlova presents an Art exhibition BAUHAUS101+ – Monday-Tuesday, 28-29 December, 14:00-19:00

An art exhibition dedicated to the 101st anniversary of the world-famous Staatliches Bauhaus – a German Art and Design School founded in 1919 in Weimar by architect Walter Gropius (the creator of Impington Village College buildings). The exhibition features works of … Continue reading

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Marking the 75th anniversary of the end of the Second World War and Remembrance Day with The Cambridge Russian-Speaking Society in 2020

We are delighted to inform you about the successful completion of our community project “Remembering the Second World War.” It included a range of public events and the publication of a brochure with autobiographies of 15 veterans, 20 personal stories … Continue reading

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Russian Literature Week 2020 – 7-11 December

In 2020 Russian Literature Week by READ RUSSIA will be entirely online with a mix of live readings, presentations, documentary films and pre-recorded video talks. This year’s theme is Reading Russian Literature During Hard Times. The live events on Zoom … Continue reading

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RUSSIAN FILM WEEK ONLINE EDITION: 6 – 13 December 2020

In 2020 Russian Film Week, as well as the Golden Unicorn award, planned to celebrate their 5th year. Due to the global pandemic, it was decided to postpone the Fifth Russian Film Week to 2021, and hold RFW-2020 online. However, … Continue reading

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Кастинг в дистанционную труппу цифрового спектакля в постановке режиссера МХАТ им. Горького Сергея Глазкова

Фонд «Живая классика» приглашает детей и подростков в возрасте 14 – 20 лет, увлекающихся театром, принять участие в кастинге в дистанционную труппу цифрового спектакля, который поставит режиссер МХАТ им. Горького Сергей Глазков. Регистрация открыта с 10 по 24 ноября. Ссылка … Continue reading

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