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Western work culture in the eyes of the Chinese: everything is unusual

Western work culture in the eyes of the Chinese: everything is unusual

Lennox Morrison BBC Capital November 30, 2016 BBC News Russian Service app is available for IOS and Android. You can also subscribe to our Telegram channel. Photographer, iStock Much has been said about how Westerners have adapted to Chinese work culture. A columnist at BBC Capital tried to find out how strong the culture shock …

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Cultural figures reacted to the statement directed by Bogomolov

Cultural figures reacted to the statement directed by Bogomolov

On February 10, Novaya Gazeta published a manifesto by theater director Konstantin Bogomolov called “The Hijacking of Europe 2.0”. He reflects on the moral crisis in the West, where people no longer have the right to express their true thoughts and emotions. The director also urged Russians not to focus on European values. The statement …

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The status of Western culture in Kazakhstan

The status of Western culture in Kazakhstan

As a rule, if in Kazakhstan they talk about Western culture, then this is only in a pejorative context, spreading demagoguery about its harmful influence on the younger generation, about some kind of replacement of traditional Kazakh values ​​with alien and corrupting ones. But in essence, this is nothing more than self-deception, and the roots …

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History In History: August 13, 1961, the Berlin Wall was erected |  Culture and Lifestyle in Germany and Europe |  DW

History In History: August 13, 1961, the Berlin Wall was erected | Culture and Lifestyle in Germany and Europe | DW

From August 13, 1961 to November 9, 1989, the Berlin Wall divided the city into two parts: West and East Berlin. It became the most famous symbol of the Cold War. Berlin before 1961 – was the last “hole” in the West Before the construction of the Berlin Wall, the borders between the western and …

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From “Changes” to “White Roses”.  Artemy Troitsky on the music with which the Soviet Union collapsed

From “Changes” to “White Roses”. Artemy Troitsky on the music with which the Soviet Union collapsed

Under what music did the Soviet Union collapse? How dangerous is music in that country and can it affect the current country? Arseny Vesnin spoke with music critic Artemy Troitsky about what happened 30 years ago. Together they made a playlist of the most popular songs. Among music lovers, there is a common argument that …

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Voodoo Worship in Modern Boys – Birds in Flight

Voodoo Worship in Modern Boys – Birds in Flight

Now, centuries later, the connection between witchcraft and slavery has fizzled out. It is still sought only by Western culture, which still considers witchcraft as a religion of former slaves. In Hollywood movies, voodoo and ancestor worship are often portrayed as dark and ancient, and therefore illegitimate and not as noble as other world religions. …

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GES-2 House of Culture can be visited from December 4

GES-2 House of Culture can be visited from December 4

GES-2 opens after reconstruction. Inside there will be a cinema, concert hall, library, shops, restaurant, café, playground, workshops, artists’ studio, exhibition halls and halls for public events. House of Culture “GES-2” on the Bolotnaya Bridge. Photo: Sergei Vedyashkin / AGN “Moskva” GES-2 House of Culture has announced the opening date. It will be possible to …

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