Opera in New York will pay Netrebko $ 200 thousand for the cancellation of concerts – RBC

The arbitrator ruled that Netrebko should receive $200,000 from the Metropolitan Opera for 13 canceled concerts. Anna Netrebko (Photo: Alexander Demyanchuk / TASS) An arbitrator ordered the New York Metropolitan Opera to pay Russian opera singer Anna Netrebko $200,000 for performances canceled last year amid the situation in Ukraine, reports The New York Times (NYT). … Read more

Smolenskaya Gazeta – A bill on a unified standard of school education is being considered in Russia

Photo: © smolensk.er.ru Community In Russia, in the first reading, they adopted a bill on a single standard of education for all schools in the country. The bill, developed with the support of the United Russia party, will introduce a common list of educational programs developed by the Ministry of Education. “For an elementary school, … Read more