russian culture

Russian region imposes fine on clients of prostitutes

June 29th, 2012 - 10:25 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Men who buy sex in southern Russia's Belgorod region will now face a considerable fine as well as public shaming, police said.A new bill passed ... Read more...

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Definitely no thoughts of retirement: Anand

June 3rd, 2012 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 1 (IANS) India's chess legend Viswanathan Anand Sunday ruled out any possibility of retirement and said winning the fifth World title has given him the boost to carry ... Read more...

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US concerned over religious freedom in Russia

March 21st, 2012 - 5:36 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A US government commission on religious freedom has included Russia in a list of countries that require "close monitoring".The annual report of the US Commission ... Read more...

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Russia’s Bolshoi Theater repoens after six-year restoration

October 29th, 2011 - 4:38 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Oct 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Bolshoi Theater, one of the main landmarks of the Russian capital and a symbol of Russian culture, reopened Friday after six years of reconstruction ... Read more...

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Valentine’s Day banned in Russia’s Belgorod province

February 9th, 2011 - 10:57 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Moscow, Feb 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Authorities in the Russian province of Belgorod have placed a ban on the celebration of Valentine’s Day.The authorities have urged schools and other state institutions under its ... Read more...

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Russia’s ‘porn king’ wants his movies back

January 14th, 2011 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A top porn movie producer in Russia - dubbed the "porn king" - has filed a complaint in a court demanding the return of more than 60,000 ... Read more...

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Russian centre in Nepal stops screening gay film

February 16th, 2010 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Feb 16 (IANS) Nepal's sexual minorities are stung by the refusal of the Russian Cultural Centre in Kathmandu, run by the Russian government, to screen a documentary on gay ... Read more...

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Music concert brings alive Russian folk culture in Shimla

October 7th, 2009 - 10:40 pm ICT by ANI
Shimla, Oct. 7 (ANI): Russian folk culture came alive at a music concert in Shimla was organized by the Language and Culture department of the Himachal Pradesh Government.Russian folk dancers and singers ... Read more...

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