European Studies



The European Union at 60 – A Reliable Partner

“Europe has turned from a continent of war to a continent of peace,” writes the EU’s Ambassador to Russia”.

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Declaration of the leaders of 27 member states and of the European Council, the European Parliament and the European Commission

We, the Leaders of 27 Member States and of EU institutions, take pride in the achievements of the European Union: the construction of European unity is a bold, far-sighted endeavour. Sixty years ago, recovering from the tragedy of two world wars, we decided to bond together and rebuild our continent from its ashes…

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The EU Global Strategy A View from Russia

Is it Global or Strategic?

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Exhibition “Facing the future. Art in Europe 1945-1968”

Place: Moscow, The Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts

Date: 07.03.2017 – 21.05.2017

The exhibition “Facing the future: Art in Europe 1945–1968” features nearly 200 artworks from Russia and 18 countries of West and East Europe.

The exhibition covers a period of almost 25 years – a period of the century’s major war conflicts, new threats coming from highly destructive weapons and local wars that could easily transform into total ones. It is a period of collisions of the “cold war” that separated peoples with its “iron curtain” and the walls that, by the end of the 1960s, separated generations of “fathers” and “sons”, whose ethical expectations from one another were sometimes set too high.

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Festival “Thaw: facing the future”

The Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts, Tretyakov gallery, Museum of Moscow and Gorky Park perform a joint festival “Thaw: facing the future”. Reflections about the considerable transformations happening in society and culture in the first post-war decades of the Soviet Union and Europe will become the central theme of the Festival.

Place: Moscow, The Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts

Date: 07.03.2017 – 21.05.2017


April 6, 19:00, Main building

Round table “The European theater 1945-1968”

April 13, 19:00, Main building

Sovremennik theater about statement of the play “The Ballad about a Gloomy Vegetable Marrow”

April 20, 19:00, Main building

Round table “Art of Europe 1945-1968”

April 27, 19:00, Main building

Round table “The European philosophical thought of 1945-1968”

May 11, 19:00, Main building

Round table “1968: Europe and Europeans”

May 18, 19:00, Main building

Concert “Birth of the European post-war vanguard”

May 20, 17:00, Main building

Round table “Trauma and revival”

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On April 4 in Moscow, in a cinema center “October” startsthe 20th annual film festival of the Italian cinema N.I.C.E.

Arrive without traveling – New Italian Cinema Event (NICE) is a wonderful opportunity to experience Italy from right here in Moscow. For the seventh year, the Consulate General of Italy and the Italian Cultural Institute is showcasing the artistry and innovation of Italian filmmaking.

During the event 17 movies of various genres will be presented: comedies, dramas, documentary.

The Italian directors, screenwriters, actors and producers will be guests of the festival.

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