What's the point of designing buildings that may never be built? The British Council's Alastair Donald explains the value of 'paper architecture' after our recent Paper Salon in London, part of the Venice Takeaway exhibition.
Paul de Quincey, country director of British Council Russia, writes about how the UK/Russia Year of Culture in 2014 came about and what the year means for UK-Russia relations.
The UK continues to connect with Russia: the arrival of a Yuri Gagarin statue at the Royal Observatory, an exhibition celebrating 500 years of UK-Russia exchange and a year of cultural activities in 2014. Our Russia director Paul de Quincey provides an update.
Claire de Braekeleer, Head of Arts, British Council Russia blogs about the first performance in Russia by the Royal Shakespeare Company for 45 years and how this was both a historic occasion and also an example of the strong cultural relations between the UK and Russia.
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