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Moscow Tried to Blunt Street Protests With Free Music, But Artists & Attendance Figures Didn't Add Up
August 07, 2019 3:29 PM EDT
The Moscow government's attempt to use live music to distract from recent street protests has led to fresh controversy.—
Kremlin Counters Boycott By Georgian Singer With Warning for Russian Artists
July 05, 2019 3:27 PM EDT
Vladimir Putin Says Elton John Is 'Mistaken,' Russia Is 'Very Neutral' Toward LGBT Community
July 01, 2019 8:33 AM EDT
Vladimir Putin denied that Russia is hostile toward the LGBT community and said that British singer Elton John was wrong to make such claims.
Russia Fines College Student for 'Contempt' After Filming Dance Near War Monument
June 27, 2019 2:52 PM EDT
A young Russian woman has been fined under a recently introduced "contempt of authorities" administrative regulation after she published an Instagram video of herself performing a dance.
Elton John & 'Rocketman' Filmmakers Slam Russia's Decision to Cut Sex Scenes
May 31, 2019 4:42 PM EDT
The Russian distributors of Elton John biopic Rocketman have cut scenes depicting gay sex and drug taking, according to local film critics.
Russia's Yandex.Music Streaming Service Doubled Paid Subscribers in a Year
May 31, 2019 11:56 AM EDT
Yandex.Music, the music streaming service run by the local online giant Yandex, saw the number of its paid subscribers double over the past 12 months to reach nearly 2 million.
Network Tosses Results of 'Voice Kids' in Russia After Finding Votes Were Rigged
May 16, 2019 3:18 PM EDT
The Russian network Channel One has canceled the results of the singing TV contest The Voice Kids's finale after an investigator uncovered proofs of rigging the public vote.
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