Friday, 3 April 2015

Three roles for the arts in Donbass



Essay by Alexander ProkanovIzborsky Klub

March 2, 2015Translated from Russian by Tom Winter

Nikita Mikalkov is getting ready for a trip to Donbass with his celebrated film Burnt by the Sun, to show it to the tormented and weary civilians of Donbass's cities, who have yearned for the artistic: and this gift is little less than the humanitarian convoys of bread and medical supplies, because, as you know, man does not live by bread alone.

Our legendary singer Joseph Kobzon sang in Lugansk for people who have grown weary of the whistle of bullets and bursts of shells, and now, they have ...read more



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