Exploring the significance of the First World War on Russia 

An influential group of Russian artists, little known to Western audiences, is recognised in a new exhibition in London

A pop-up ‘Dacha’ presenting a modern vision of foods from former Soviet Union cultures, mixing authenticity with British ingredients

A composer’s widow and international artists create a London celebration of music by Rachmaninov and Shostakovich

The magic of Dziga Vertov’s ground-breaking film appeals to modern audiences more than ever, writes Phoebe Taplin

Edinburgh’s first Russian comedian Igor Meerson talks to the Kompass about the power of laughter to bring people together

Natalya Osipova and Ivan Vasiliev dazzled on stage at the London Coliseum

A festival of contemporary art brings together international artists

The production by Russian director Vladimir Pankov tells the story of The Iliad in the language of experimental art. It’s part of the Edinburgh International festival programme and will be staged from 9-11 August at the King’s Theatre

On August 15, London sees the premiere of a documentary film dedicated to the 150th anniversary of Sergei Prokudin-Gorsky, one of the world’s pioneers of colour photography. The Kompass’s correspondent investigates the photographer’s legacy and why the film is being shown in Britain.