“In reply to Ilya Glazunov’s suggestion to prohibit Contemporary art, Vladimir Putin suggested to promote and support Realism, not Socialist Realism… Just Realism.”
Photo of the Day: Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton stands next to NBA legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, who has just been appointed global cultural ambassador on behalf of the State Department.
Very first thought… This looks oddly like Putin and Prokhorov in that amazingly awkward picture.
cutest picture of Putin EVER. Look at little V. V.!
If there were one photograph in the world to sum up russia, this might be it. No wait, add some herring and a bottle of vodka into it, maybe some tapochki and an overbearing grandmother giving you a spitbath and making you drink hot tea in the summers. Otherwise, yes.