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  1. Vladimir Putin's Annual Call-In Show: Russians Submit 3M QuestionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 15 | The Daily Chappaqua

    Sporting a natty tie, crisp white shirt and perched behind a desk like a friendly but serious news anchor, Russian President Vladimir Putin fielded questions for nearly four hours Thursday in his annual marathon call-in show, discussing topics as far afield as illegal sports drugs, Ukraine, agricultural production, and Washington's "imperial ambitions". Here's some of what he had to say in response to the queries, which came via text, email, online video, telephone, and from a small studio audience.

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  2. Vancouver musical Onegin is the antidote to dreary theatreRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 8 | The Globe and Mail

    Josh Epstein, left, and Lauren Jackson rehearse for Onegin at the BMO Theatre Centre in Vancouver on March 16. Josh Epstein, left, and Lauren Jackson rehearse for Onegin at the BMO Theatre Centre in Vancouver on March 16. In Vancouver, the hottest ticket in town these days is Onegin , a new musical co-created by Amiel Gladstone and Veda Hille, part of the team that created Do You Want What I Have Got? A Craigslist Cantata . With the Tchaikovsky opera and the Pushkin poem before that as its guide, this reimagined Onegin is set in some sort of 2016-feeling 19th-century Russia.

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  3. Compare and Contrast: What Our Libraries Say About UsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2011 | The Elegant Variation

    The French gastronome Brillat-Savarin began "The Physiology of Taste" by declaring, "Tell me what you eat, and I will tell you what you are." You are also what you read - or, perhaps, what you own.

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  4. Elbe River Memorial celebrates U.S.-Russia cooperation amid rising tensionsRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 5 | Washington Times

    At a low point in post-Cold War U.S.-Russian relations, a monument is going up this month in the heart of Moscow to celebrate one of the high points of cooperation between the U.S. and the bad old Soviet Union. U.S. and Russian backers say they will dedicate the Elbe River Memorial on April 25 at noon, 71 years to the day after American and Soviet troops first linked up at a river crossing not far from Berlin. 1 comment

  5. Tension is the diplomats' curse, which Russians cure by writing verseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 3 | St. Petersburg Times

    "For example, there's clearly too much dirt / Bottles, cans and other litter / They could use our snow to cover it like cotton / And the whiteness would soothe the eyes," Soviet Ambassador Anatoly Adamishin wrote about Italy on a three-hour flight to Rome in 1981. The rhythmic couplets, written in Russian, are among the first in a 541-page anthology of Russian and Soviet poetry by employees of the Foreign Ministry published in 2012.

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  6. The sweeping and romantic musical Onegin is at the Goldcorp Stage at the BMO Theatre Centre until ApRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 1 | Vancouver Courier

    There are times when I just want to write "see it" and nothing else. This is one of those times - it's that good.

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  7. Taras Shevchenko, the National Poet of Ukrainea and 'Russian' DonetskRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 1 | Counterpunch

    In the pantheon of "fathers of nations" of any European country, there are eminent poets who expressed the spirit of their nation and shaped its national language and imaginary. Shakespeare in England, Robert Burns in Scotland, Villon and Rabelais in France, Adam Mickiewicz in Poland, Goethe and Schiller in Germany, Pushkin in Russia.

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  8. Compare and Contrast: What Our Libraries Say About UsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2011 | The Elegant Variation

    The French gastronome Brillat-Savarin began "The Physiology of Taste" by declaring, "Tell me what you eat, and I will tell you what you are." You are also what you read - or, perhaps, what you own.

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  9. Van Gogh Legal Battle - From Soviet Union to Supreme CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2016 | The St. Petersburg Times

    "The Night Cafe" by van Gogh depicts vagrants and prostitutes. It has been in the possession of the Yale University Art Gallery since 1961.

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  10. Compare and Contrast: What Our Libraries Say About UsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2011 | The Elegant Variation

    The French gastronome Brillat-Savarin began "The Physiology of Taste" by declaring, "Tell me what you eat, and I will tell you what you are." You are also what you read - or, perhaps, what you own.

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  11. Guy Sorman discusses "Moscow: Oil Town"Read the original story

    Nov 26, 2007 | City Journal

    In the old days, the city wore a dark, brooding look. People were poor and afraid; the ruble was worthless, though there was nothing to buy anyway.

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  12. Compare and Contrast: What Our Libraries Say About UsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2011 | The Elegant Variation

    The French gastronome Brillat-Savarin began "The Physiology of Taste" by declaring, "Tell me what you eat, and I will tell you what you are." You are also what you read - or, perhaps, what you own.

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  13. Guy Sorman discusses "Moscow: Oil Town"Read the original story

    Nov 26, 2007 | City Journal

    In the old days, the city wore a dark, brooding look. People were poor and afraid; the ruble was worthless, though there was nothing to buy anyway.

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  14. Vail International Gallery exhibits works by Russian painter Boris ChetkovRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2016 | Vail Daily News

    When: Reception 4-6 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 13, where Kenneth Pushkin, who befriended Chetkov in 2001, will share firsthand insight into the artist's work; paintings will be on display from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily through Sunday, Feb. 28. VAIL - Since opening on Meadow Drive in Vail Village a decade ago, Vail International Gallery has been known for featuring contemporary works by living, emerging artists. But founders and brothers-in-law Marc LeVarn and Patrick Cassidy have found new inspiration in the work of a prolific Russian Modernist Boris Chetkov whose vast body of work continues to emerge on the international art scene since the artist's death in 2010.

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  15. Russian Winter Festival is coming to Chicago suburbs - by Natalia DagenhartRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2016 | Patch.com

    Snow, cold, wind and storms - how to survive long and freezing Chicago winters? Ask Russians, they know. The only way to go through a cold season without losing your mind is to stay positive, happy and find beauty and joy in every moment.

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  16. Compare and Contrast: What Our Libraries Say About UsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2011 | The Elegant Variation

    The French gastronome Brillat-Savarin began "The Physiology of Taste" by declaring, "Tell me what you eat, and I will tell you what you are." You are also what you read - or, perhaps, what you own.

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  17. MoreRead the original story

    Feb 11, 2016 | Art Daily

    This file photo taken on April 10, 2014 shows shows a partial view of the Fondation Louis Vuitton designed by US-Canadian architect Frank Gehry. As stated in an AFP story released on February 10, 2016 some 130 works by artists such as Picasso, Cezanne, Matisse, Van Gogh, Gauguin belonging to the legendary Chtchoukine collection, normally housed in Moscow and Saint-Petersbourg are to be exhibited together for the first time outside Russia at the Fondation Louis Vuitton in Paris, for four months starting in October 2016.

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  18. Top art collection to be shown outside Russia for first timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2016 | Korea Herald

    One of the world's greatest private collections of modern art is to go on show for the first time outside Russia, museum curators told AFP Wednesday. The collection of more than 250 paintings put together by Sergei Shchukin before the Russian revolution will go display in its entirety in October at the Foundation Louis Vuitton in Paris -- a major coup for the newly-opened gallery.

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  19. Guy Sorman discusses "Moscow: Oil Town"Read the original story

    Nov 26, 2007 | City Journal

    In the old days, the city wore a dark, brooding look. People were poor and afraid; the ruble was worthless, though there was nothing to buy anyway.

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  20. On this day: Cleopatra's Needles rediscovered in AlexandriaRead the original story

    Jan 28, 2016 | Scotsman.com

    One was moved to Thames Embankment in 1878, the other to Central Park, New York, in 1880. 1856: The Victoria Cross was instituted.

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