Having just been released from total state control during the Soviet era, the Russian cinema industry became dependent on state support once again. As they say, 'he who pays the piper calls the tune.' Were there ever any alternatives?
Resistance persists in Russian schools despite strong state control. Teachers and students oppose the creeping of ideology as well as election frauds. What forms do such protests typically take? What do the protesters risk?
Russian state media highlight soldiers in Ukraine aiming to continue their ancestors legacy of defeating fascism. One soldier, a former history teacher, talks about his grandfather who fought in the same area.