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Russian pacifists offered alternative military service as massage therapists, ballet dancers

Labor ministry has extended the list of professions offered for citizens who seek alternative military service. On offer are such exotic options as reindeer herders, theater actors and massage therapists, among others. Read more The new list approved by Russian Minister of Labor and Social Development Maksim Topilin has fewer organizations that can hire conscripts […]


Tutu twerk twins: Colombian ballet dancing sisters conquer social media (VIDEOS)

If plié and arabesque seem too boring, try to blend in some twerk and fitness. Colombian twin dancers have turned a fusion of classical moves, workout and some sexy moves into a viral hit, with the speed of a Macarena. For those tired of exhausting gym sessions, professional ballet dancers Alejandra and Andrea Salamanca, from […]


‘World-scale event’: delayed Nureyev ballet premières in Moscow

Published time: 13 Dec, 2017 16:03 A new ballet depicting the life of the Soviet-era dance genius Rudolf Nureyev has opened in Moscow, attracting dozens of VIPs and celebrities, and failing to cause any major scandals, despite controversies surrounding Nureyev and the ballet’s director, Kirill Serebrennikov, who was not at the première. The opening show […]

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