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1. Eat. Bake. Protest.

How a woman from Moscow turned a cake business into an anti-war protest and helped charities.

Tags: dissent, business, culture, food
2. A Crime Against Passion

Crimean wedding-goers were arrested and fined after playing a patriotic Ukrainian song at their reception.

Tags: weddings, law, crimea, social issues, customs, culture
3. A Sincere Appeal

I am asking you to include me on the foreign agents' list of my beloved country.”

– Russian pop star Alla Pugacheva, to the Ministry of Justice of the Russian Federation

Tags: maxim galkin, dissent, culture, pop culture, alla pugacheva, media
4. From the Big Screen to an Online Meme

A character from a 1988 Soviet animated film has taken on a new life as a 2022 internet meme.

Tags: social media, culture, meme, Internet
5. Homophobia Codified

The Russian state is preparing to pass new laws banning "gay propaganda" after a recent book led to public outrage.

Tags: book, culture, political repression, lgbt
6. Kremlin Cancels Culture

A working group of the Russian State Duma has compiled a list of cultural figures who have denounced the war in Ukraine. They can either "repent" or quit their jobs.

Tags: culture, political repression, dissent, politics, war in ukraine
7. A Theatrical Ousting

Moscow is replacing the anti-war directors of the Gogol Center.

Tags: culture, dissent, moscow, theater
8. Where the Streets Have Names

Ukraine has begun a "derussification" of street names, replacing them with names of important Ukrainians.

Tags: war in ukraine, culture, cities, Ukrainians, Ukraine
9. For All Ukrainians

Now more than ever, every victory is important for Ukraine. This will further raise the morale of the Ukrainians, which is so needed now. We won not for ourselves, but for all Ukrainians."

–  Oleg Psyuk, member of Kalush Orchestra, winners of Eurovision 2022.
Tags: war in ukraine, Ukrainians, culture, music, eurovision
10. Easing Fear Through Film

"Our mission, as workers in the sphere of culture, is not only to save culture itself from destruction, but to save those who value it."

– The director of the Kyiv municipal Department of Culture on showing films during these trying times
Tags: culture, Film & TV, Ukraine, war in ukraine

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