""Alone we wouldn't be as successful as we are with the 22 countries together""
Ersilia Vaudo Scarpetta
Chief Diversity Officer, European Space Agency
"It’s mainly due to drinking of water from contaminated, shallow sources. We’ve intensified chlorine spraying in the localised infection centres."
"The external public debt stock increased by Sh42.5 billion ($4,253.0 million) from Sh185 billion ($18,504.5 million) on December 2016 to Sh227 billion ($22,757.4 million) by end of December last year."
"To try to demand from the government in Belgrade to make a choice: whether you are with Russia or you with the West well, it is to step on the same rake as in the Ukrainian crisis"
Russian foreign minister
"The people who made the film were very specific about the references they used in relationship to Africa. They are pulling from the best fashion and art."
"In principle - the requirement of choice, either you are with Russia or you are with the West, this is the Middle Ages."
Russian Foreign Minister
"The indictment alleges that the Russian conspirators want to promote discord in the United States and undermine public confidence in democracy"
US Deputy Attorney General
"A workday in Algeria doesn’t pay for your dinner. Here one day almost covers me for a month."
The artistic director of Russia’s Bolshoi Ballet has returned to work eight months after an acid attack that nearly blinded him.
Sergei Filin met
The Bolshoi Theatre has a new director after Russian Minister of Culture Vladimir Medinsky removed Anatoly Iksanov from his post after 13 years in
It was curtain up at the Bolshoi – for the first time since the acid attack on the ballet company’s artistic director in January.
A new version of
One hundred and fifty employees of the Bolshoi theatre in Moscow have signed a petition in support of dancer Pavel Dmitrichenko, who allegedly has
A top dancer at Moscow’s Bolshoi Theatre has admitted plotting an acid attack that nearly blinded the troupe’s artistic director Sergei Filin.
Russian police say one of the top dancers at Moscow’s Bolshoi Theatre has confessed to plotting an acid attack that nearly blinded the troupe’s
Police in Moscow have detained a suspect in connection with an acid attack on the artistic director of the Bolshoi Ballet.
Sergei Filin was nearly
The artistic director of the Bolshoi ballet Sergei Filin has left hospital in Moscow bound for specialist treatment in Germany to try and save his
The Bolshoi ballet has unveiled the choreographer who will head the company in the absence of Sergei Filin. Galina Stepanenko was unveiled to the
The creative director of Moscow’s Bolshoi theatre is facing the possibility that he may not see properly again.
With his face almost entirely
Russian doctors say the Bolshoi ballet’s artistic director may lose his eyesight following an acid attack outside his Moscow home.
Sergei Filin was
The Bolshoi Ballet is a proud part of Russia’s heritage. However, traditionally not everyone in the vast country has had the chance or the means to
Russia has an enviably high literacy rate of nearly 100%. The influences of the Soviet era are still very much present although, to keep up with the
One of the Bolshoi Theatre’s most promising dance partnerships is leaving Moscow in favour of appearing on stage in St Petersburg.
After years of controversy, questions over missing funds, and accusations of corruption the Bolshoi Theatre renovation is complete and the theatre is
Six years of Bolshoi Theatre renovations in Moscow are scheduled for completion this autumn, with several thousand builders now on the more than half
The American Ballet Theatre has returned to Moscow for the first time since the 1960s, ending decades of frosty relations after Mikhail Baryshnikov
One of Russia’s greatest ballerinas, Marina Semyonova, has died at the age of 102 at her home in Moscow.
Born in St. Petersburg in 1908, she joined
The Russian ballerina Olga Lepeshinskaya, who is said to have been Joseph Stalin’s favourite dancer, has died in Moscow. She was 92.
Moscow’s Bolshoi ballet has launched it’s current season with a retrospective of three centuries of choreography. It consists of three one-act