Vietnam weekend without overseas flight

Probably, many of you miss Asia. I hasten to share my impressions of my Vietnamese weekend, it was unusual šŸ™‚ There is an island of Vietnam in Moscow. Everything is there: shops, a hotel, and a large food court. I... Read more

Ukrainians around the world celebrate Embroidery Day. Photo

May 19, 2022 Author of the photo, photo by Victoria Yaskevich Caption to the photo, Ukrainian Victoria Yaskevych in an embroidered shirt in Austria Ukraine celebrates Embroidery Day. This holiday traditionally falls on the third Thursday in May. The embroidered... Read more

Cannes 2022. Cinema during the war

Alexander Kan cultural columnist May 17, 2022 The BBC News Russian Service app is available for IOS and Android . You can also subscribe to our Telegram channel. image copyrightCannes Film Festival photo caption, A frame from the Truman Show... Read more

The story of two mothers, thanks to which the song "Stephanie" appeared

Diana Kuryshko, Victoria Zhugan BBC News Ukraine May 19, 2022 Caption to the photo, Stefania Psyuk did not think that her name would ever become a song On the 60th anniversary of her 60th birthday, a saleswoman from a shop... Read more

Cultural purges. How Russia destroys museums and exports art from Ukraine

Anastasia Soroka, Grigor Atanesyan BBC May 19, 2022 The BBC News Russian Service app is available for IOS and Android . You can also subscribe to our Telegram channel. image copyrightMaria Prymachenko Foundation photo caption, Painting by Maria Primachenko “Nuclear... Read more

Kalush Orchestra. All about the band that won Eurovision

Diana Kuryshko BBC News Ukraine May 15, 2022 Photo by BBC The Kalush Orchestra won the Eurovision Song Contest and called on the world to save Mariupol and Azovstal. Until recently, the musicians did not know whether they would go... Read more

Eurovision: victory of Ukraine. BBC documentary

The victory of Ukraine and the Kalush Orchestra at Eurovision is a story about the destruction of Bucha and Irpin, my mother’s lullaby and my grandmother’s embroidered shirts and preparation for a glamorous pop contest when there is a war... Read more

Cultural cleansing. How Russia Destroys Museums and Exports Art from Ukraine

Anastasia Soroka, Grigor Atanesyan The Air Force May 19, 2022 Photo by Maria Prymachenko Foundation Caption to the photo, Maria Primachenko’s painting “Nuclear War, Damn It!”, 1978 The Russian war in Ukraine is not only taking the lives of Ukrainians,... Read more

"Mariupoli 2". The film of the deceased documentary filmmaker Mantas Kvedaravičius was shown in Cannes

“Mariupoli 2”. The film of the deceased documentary filmmaker Mantas Kvedaravičius was shown in Cannes The premiere of the documentary “Mariupoli 2” took place at the Cannes Film Festival. A film about how the life of the inhabitants of Mariupol... Read more

How the video for Eurovision was filmed in the liberated Irpin

How the video for Eurovision was filmed in the liberated Irpen The musicians of the folk rap group Kalush Orchestra made it to the final of the Eurovision Song Contest with the song Stefania. Initially, the leader of the group... Read more

The Rolling Stones release legendary 'secret' concert on vinyl and CD

Alexander Kan cultural columnist 4 hours ago The BBC News Russian Service app is available for IOS and Android . You can also subscribe to our Telegram channel. image copyrightThe Denver Post/Getty Images photo caption, The Rolling Stones on stage... Read more

Kalush and his Stephanie. "Why did I decide to cover Eurovision when there is a war in my country"

Victoria Zhugan BBC News Ukraine 7 hours ago The Eurovision final will take place in Turin this weekend. Given that Ukraine is the favorite, and Belarus and Russia have been disqualified, I wonder if the audience and the jury of... Read more

"Good evening, we are from Ukraine": who owns the famous phrase and who made it so

Eugenia Kovalevskaya BBC News Ukraine 5 hours ago Photo by djprobass Caption to the photo, Artem Tkachenko from PROBASS āˆ† HARDI is glad that their track raises the fighting spirit of Ukrainians The phrase “Good evening, we are from Ukraine”... Read more

Already 300 episodes: war crimes of Russians against cultural heritage continue to be recorded in Ukraine

The Ministry of Culture and Information Policy (MCIP) documents the war crimes of the Russian invaders against the cultural heritage of Ukraine. As of May 5, 2022, 300 such episodes were recorded in different regions of Ukraine. Most of them... Read more

"Sirens interrupted our sleep." Ed Sheeran and "Antibody" released a joint song

Sophie Williams and Olga Pona BBC News, Lviv May 3, 2022 Photo by Antytila Caption to the photo, The group “Antibodies” in full joined the territorial defense Ukrainian band Antitila and British singer Ed Sheeran presented a joint song. The... Read more

"The sirens interrupted our sleep." Ed Sheeran and "Antibody" released a joint song

Sophie Williams and Olga Pona BBC News, Lviv 4 hours ago Photo by Antytila Caption to the photo, The group “Antibodies” in full joined the territorial defense Ukrainian band Antitila and British singer Ed Sheeran presented a joint song. The... Read more

What plants grow best in the shade: vegetables, bushes, flowers that love shade

May is the month of active work in the garden and dacha, when greens, vegetables, and flowers are sown and planted. What plants grow best in the shade, what can be planted under trees – in the TSN material. ua... Read more

"Not everything is so clear." How and why the Russians justify the war against Ukraine

Elizabeth Vocht The Air Force 5 hours ago Photo by BBC / YURIY DYACHYSHYN / AFP / Getty Images Caption to the photo, In the photo in the collage: a wall made of artificial flowers, installed by the American Foundation... Read more

Ukrainian Refugee Orchestra to perform at the Proms festival in London

Mark Savage BBC Music Reviewer April 26, 2022 The BBC News Russian Service app is available for IOS and Android . You can also subscribe to our Telegram channel. image copyrightCanadian Opera Company photo caption, “Ukrainian Orchestra of Freedom” will... Read more

Music in exchange for weapons. How the Kyiv Symphony Orchestra travels through Europe

Ilona Gromlyuk BBC News Ukraine 4 hours ago Author of the photo, Photos provided by Andriy Stavytsky Caption to the photo, Andriy and Arseniy Stavytsky on the stage of the Warsaw Philharmonic For the first time I saw Andriy and... Read more

The Ukrainian Refugee Orchestra will perform at the Proms festival in London

Mark Savage BBC Music Reviewer 9 hours ago The BBC News Russian Service app is available for IOS and Android . You can also subscribe to our Telegram channel. image copyrightCanadian Opera Company photo caption, “Ukrainian Orchestra of Freedom” will... Read more

The Russian warship is now in the form of a tattoo

The Russian warship is now in the form of a tattoo April 25, 2022 Cossacks, Molotov cocktails, tridents, a message to a Russian warship – this is the new “repertoire” of one of the tattoo parlors in Lviv. And among... Read more

War: how to deal with feelings of helplessness

Oksana Efremova, psychotherapist for BBC News Ukraine March 16, 2022 Photo by Getty Images The war continues. Days turn into weeks. Our psyche adapts to the new reality. This is not a sprint, this is a marathon, and it is... Read more