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Yuri Bashmet joined the committee of St. Petersburg Cultural Forum

07.07.2020

Violist, conductor, Honored Artist of the USSR, Vice-President of the Council of Russian Union of Rightholders Yuri Bashmet joined the organizing committee for the holding and preparation of St. Petersburg International Cultural Forum. The committee also includes Russian Minister of Culture Olga Lyubimova, Presidential Adviser for Culture Vladimir Tolstoy, Director of the Russian Seasons project […]

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Alexey Uchitel plans to make a film about Pushkin

22.06.2020

Alexei Uchitel, a Russian director, member of the Council of Russian Union of Rightholders, and Julian Henry Lowenfeld, a poet and translator from the USA, want to make a film about Alexander Pushkin. Henry Lowenfeld told about this to the Minister of Culture of the Russian Federation Olga Lyubimova, who supported Lowenfeld’s large-scale project called […]

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The Ministry of Culture held a meeting with the leaders of film making industry

08.06.2020

The Minister of Culture of the Russian Federation Olga Lyubimova held a working meeting with representatives of Russian film companies and film studios in the video conference format. The participants discussed, in particular, the prospects for release of Russian and foreign films in the current situation. The Minister emphasized the importance of interaction between all […]

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Yuri Bashmet: “Culture will react powerfully to what is happening in the world”

01.06.2020

Today, Russia must maintain that high artistic level that has put the country to the top position in the world for more than 200 years, Yuri Bashmet, Honored Artist of the USSR, viola player and conductor, Vice-President of the Council of Russian Union of Rightholders, said in an interview with the “Izvestia” newspaper. According to […]

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In 2019, Russian films raised more than $50 million in foreign box office

25.05.2020

The box office of Russian films abroad over the past five years has grown 3.5 times, in 2019 they amounted to more than $50 million, according to an informational and analytical study of ‘Russian Film Industry – 2019’ Cinema Foundation. Experts indicate that over the past five years, the number of countries importing Russian audiovisual […]

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Daniil Kramer performed at Doctor Jazz Party online festival

06.05.2020

Pianist Daniil Kramer, member of the Council of Russian Union of Rightholders, took part in the online charity marathon Doctor Jazz Party, which took place on April 30, the International Jazz Day. The marathon was organized by Russia Today news agency, Krasny Kvadrat media group and Koktebel Jazz Party international jazz festival with the support […]

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“We Remember”: memory project in honor of the 75th anniversary of the Victory in the Great Patriotic War 1941–1945

01.05.2020

Victory Day is a special holiday for all Russians. May 9 is the date to pay tribute to those who defended their homeland – fought at the front or worked in the rear, bringing the Great Victory closer. Also, it is the day to look into old family photo albums and remember those who worthily […]

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Yuri Bashmet announced his readiness to support classical musicians

28.04.2020

Conductor, viola player, vice-president of the Council of Russian Union of Rightholders Yuri Bashmet and Russian Concert Agency said that due to the difficult current situation in the industry, they will support musicians whose work is related to classical music. In a joint statement by the maestro and the agency, it is said that it […]

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CRSEA and Writers & Directors Worldwide Signed an Agreement on Cooperation

24.03.2020

Confederation of Rightholders’ Societies of Europe and Asia (CRSEA) and the international organization Writers & Directors Worldwide have signed the agreement on cooperation in the field of protection of audiovisual authors’ rights. The partnership between the two organizations is aimed at promoting the interests of screenwriters and directors, as well as integration of creative unions […]

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The Ministry of Culture discussed issues of supporting domestic cinema

16.03.2020

The Minister of Culture of the Russian Federation Olga Lyubimova held a working meeting with representatives of Russian Film Distributors Association. One of the main topics of the meeting was the support of domestic cinema. In particular, the experts discussed a strategy for planning release dates for Russian films and supporting domestic film products with […]

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