"If the bill on Supreme Court is passed, the coffin called rule of law will be shut definitely"
Ex-head, Poland's Constitutional Tribunal
""In the book of life every page has two sides: we human beings fill the upper side with our plans, hopes and wishes, but providence writes on the other side, and what it ordains is seldom our goal." Nizami Ganjavi"
"We laugh with Ariodante, we suffer, we cry with Ariodante."
"You have to become Superman, in the sense that you have to fly, literally."
"My parents got me out of bed in the middle of night to go and watch the landing"
Franck de Winne
Head of the European Astronaut Centre
"Our discovery reveals how small stars can be."
Master's Student, University of Cambridge
"MEPs don’t feel that they are doing anything which their constituents would care about."
Ex-UK parliament administrator
"All of us [...] must make sure that the local people are aware of [...] the partnership with the Chinese and they must benefit from every inch of what the Chinese people are bringing."
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