Tag: Marat Gelman

Exodus of Russian Citizens from Russia, Already Massive, Likely to Grow

December 11, 2014

Staunton, December 8 – The decisions by high profile Russians to go into exile because of what is happening to their country under Vladimir Putin continue to attract media attention in Moscow and the West, but such coverage often has the effect of obscuring rather than highlighting the dimensions of this term. Last week, for […]

Moscow Views Donetsk and Luhansk as Surety Against Ukraine Joining NATO, Lukin Says

August 31, 2014

Staunton, August 31 – Vladimir Lukin, former Russian ambassador to the United States and human rights ombudsman, says that Vladimir Putin will use the amount of force necessary in eastern Ukraine to convince Kyiv that it cannot win and use the ensuing federalization of Ukraine as a means of blocking that country’s joining NATO. Lukin […]

Museum Director Fired Over Controversial Exhibitions

June 20, 2013

[Gazeta.ru examines the motivations behind the firing of prominent museum director Marat Gelman from the PERMM Museum of Modern Art, pointing to controversial exhibitions as the impetus behind his dismissal—Ed.] The Perm authorities announced the dismissal of Marat Gelman from the post of director of the PERMM Museum of Modern Art. Experts say this will result […]