The Kremlin seems to have a rebellion on its hands – if only from within its own TV network. For the second time in three days, an anchor on RT, the global television network funded by the nation’s government, has harshly criticised Russia’s aggressive response to the crisis in Ukraine
Mel Gibson’s ex-girlfriend was “in the grip of blinding fear” during his notorious 2010 meltdown.
British soprano Sarah Brightman plans to sing among the stars – literally. The classical soprano hailed for her role as Christine Daae in Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber’s London production of Phantom of The Opera will be the first recording artist to make a trip into space, planned for 2015
Ballet dancer Pavel Dmitrichenko confessed last week to hiring the men who threw acid in the face of Bolshoi Ballet director Sergei Filin in January.
Russian police have detained one of the Bolshoi Ballet’s top dancers over an acid attack that nearly blinded the troupe’s artistic director and exposed fierce backstage rivalries at the famed theatre. Russia’s Interior Ministry said in a statement that Pavel Dmitrichenko, a Bolshoi soloist who is to dance in Sleeping Beauty this month, is suspected of plotting the attack that left Sergei Filin, 42, with severe burns after a masked assailant threw a jar of acid in his face
If you’re tired of music festivals that require you to endure muddy mosh pits, stifling tents and rapaciously priced bottles of water, consider an escape to the plunging cliffs, turquoise waters and weathered citadels of Corsica. Every year, amid this Mediterranean island’s gorgeous surroundings, musicians gather under the stars for Les Nuits de la Guitare
For almost all major politicians, life is never private.
On April 5, a little-known Russian Senator and diplomat, Mikhail Margelov, published an article called “The Arab World Is Changing,” in which he argued that Russia is well-placed to act as mediator in the war in Libya, but it should think hard about the political risks. “We have too much going on in our own country,” he wrote
On Thursday, as NATO war planes prepared fresh strikes against the compound of Muammar Gaddafi, his prime minister, Baghdadi al-Mahmudi, put in an urgent call to Moscow. After months of civil war, he said, Gaddafi was ready to negotiate a ceasefire and he needed Russia to mediate the talks