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Aliide Naylor is a British journalist and former Arts and Ideas Editor of The Moscow Times.
Three Russian newspapers took the unprecedented step of publishing identical front pages this morning.
The country is becoming increasingly positive about the memory of its brutal dictator.
The detained director is widely known for challenging more conservative forms of theatre.
Presidential spokesman Dmitriy Peskov called the scandal “a long-running soap opera”.
Everyone looks stunning. Just don’t mention the Crimea.
Anger is mounting.
It is five years since the feminist punk collective crashed Moscow’s Cathedral in a performance that got some of them jailed.