The international Minimor festival of contemporary experimental music has begun in the city of Naryan-Mar, the capital of the Nenets Ethnic District. According to the district administration, the participants include groups from Russia, France, Japan, Sweden, Finland, and Morocco. The festival is organised by the French AMI association supporting innovational music all over the world and the administration of the ethnic district.
This is the first time such festival is held in the Nenets district. Besides concerts, the programme includes a seminar for managers and lighting professionals. The festival will last through September 7. A decision has been made to hold another such festival some time next year.
The face of USA's First Lady Melania Trump after her handshake with Russian President Putin has received a lot of attention in social media
Moscow is trying to stop Balkan countries from entering NATO. Greece eventually took measures against Russia, even though Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras had earlier said that Russia was Greece's strategic partner
The Ukrainian government refuses to abode by its obligations, rejects a peaceful resolution of the conflict, and disregards its own people, the president said