Perm – Cultural Hotspot of Russia

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“Perhaps Lenin, who famously disdained abstract art, really would be turning in his grave if he saw the sort of creations that this city, where his parents met, is attracting in its quest to become Russia’s center for contemporary art.”

Recently, New York times published a whole section on Russia, prepared by “Российская газета” and before that, in a way as a precursor, it published an article about my (SR’s) native city.

Perm – Russia’s Emerging Cultural Hotspot

Perm Slideshow

While the Soviet Union was instrumental in spreading classical music to other Communist Asian nations — like China and North Korea — it was obliged to start from square one in Mongolia.

Follow this and other features in the Russia news in New York Times to get a better feel for what Russia is like. The page has got a reference map and multiple slide shows about events and news from Russia

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