Petition: Impose cultural sanctions on the Russian Federation

The Russian Federation has willfully and maliciously violated existing international standards and agreements. Together with current political and economic sanctions, as well as a ban to compete in sporting and other international events, we call for sanctions that would limit Russia’s presence within the international cultural arena. Russia is effectively a totalitarian state, and too […]

Burned Paintings by Maria Prymachenko

Twenty-five paintings by Ukrainian self-taught artist Maria Prymachenko were burned during Russia’s invasion in the country, the Ukrainian Ministry of Foreign Affairs said on social media. The works had been held by the Ivankiv Historical and Local History Museum, in a town about two hours outside Kyiv that has been shelled by Russian troops. Sometimes labeled a folk […]