Nadia Beard

Nadia is the Editor in Chief of The Calvert Journal. She previously lived and worked in Russia where she was the Moscow correspondent for The Independent. Her work has appeared in The Guardian, The Telegraph and Reuters among several others. She holds two degrees in Russian and political science from University College London and the London School of Economics respectively and has also been an Alfa Fellow. Nadia was named a 2017 Kathryn Davis Fellow for Peace. Follow her on Twitter here.

Slava Mogutin to feature in group art exhibition in France

Slava Mogutin to feature in group art exhibition in France

Russian film fund demands Greenaway omit homosexuality from Eisenstein biopic

Russian film fund demands Greenaway omit homosexuality from Eisenstein biopic

Putin signs decree approving Russia’s state cultural policy

Putin signs decree approving Russia’s state cultural policy

Russia plans to launch national digital library in 2015

Russia plans to launch national digital library in 2015

Zvyagintsev’s Leviathan shortlisted for Oscar

Zvyagintsev’s Leviathan shortlisted for Oscar

Facebook and Twitter “ready for complete block” after refusing further censorship, Rain TV reports

Facebook and Twitter “ready for complete block” after refusing further censorship, Rain TV reports

Google to close Russian engineering offices amid internet crackdown

Google to close Russian engineering offices amid internet crackdown

Moscow Urban Forum to kick off tomorrow

Moscow Urban Forum to kick off tomorrow

Pussy Riot to collaborate with American band Le Tigre for new track

Pussy Riot to collaborate with American band Le Tigre for new track

Fund to support independent Russian media announces shortlist

Fund to support independent Russian media announces shortlist

British Museum loans statue from Elgin Marbles to Hermitage Museum

British Museum loans statue from Elgin Marbles to Hermitage Museum

Teatr.doc pleas to reverse eviction ignored

Teatr.doc pleas to reverse eviction ignored

Melnikov House museum opens to public despite calls for renovations

Melnikov House museum opens to public despite calls for renovations

Russian Culture Ministry U-turn restores funding for independent film festival

Russian Culture Ministry U-turn restores funding for independent film festival

Steve Jobs monument to be put up for auction

Steve Jobs monument to be put up for auction

LGBT film festival Side by Side goes ahead despite pressure to cancel

LGBT film festival Side by Side goes ahead despite pressure to cancel

Duma deputies call for “anti-Russian” cultural figures be taken off air

Duma deputies call for “anti-Russian” cultural figures be taken off air

Apple launches its first TV ad campaign in Russia

Apple launches its first TV ad campaign in Russia

France honours novelist Lyudmila Ulitskaya with Legion D’Honneur decoration

France honours novelist Lyudmila Ulitskaya with Legion D’Honneur decoration

Russian state TV to launch two ‘patriotic’ reality TV series

Russian state TV to launch two ‘patriotic’ reality TV series

Megafon Pavilion at Sochi Olympics wins award at Media Architecture Biennale

Megafon Pavilion at Sochi Olympics wins award at Media Architecture Biennale

Round the galleries: must-see exhibitions in Moscow and London

Round the galleries: must-see exhibitions in Moscow and London

State funds pulled from Russian film festival over director’s ‘anti-state’ views

State funds pulled from Russian film festival over director’s ‘anti-state’ views

Ekho Moskvy’s future safe as board vote cancelled

Ekho Moskvy’s future safe as board vote cancelled

Izvestia to pay rock musician Makarevich compensation for defamation

Izvestia to pay rock musician Makarevich compensation for defamation

Founder of teen LGBT charity Children 404 charged with “promoting gay propaganda”

Founder of teen LGBT charity Children 404 charged with “promoting gay propaganda”

Shackling culture: uncertain times ahead for Moscow’s Museum of Cinema

Shackling culture: uncertain times ahead for Moscow’s Museum of Cinema

Hermitage director: Our task is to protect culture

Hermitage director: Our task is to protect culture

Durov’s clone Telegram HD app to be discontinued

Durov’s clone Telegram HD app to be discontinued

RT threatened with sanctions from Ofcom over biased coverage of Ukraine crisis

RT threatened with sanctions from Ofcom over biased coverage of Ukraine crisis

Museum of Cinema staff to return to work in surprising resignation U-turn

Museum of Cinema staff to return to work in surprising resignation U-turn

This week’s news; illustrated

This week’s news; illustrated

Moscow design week, Putin’s tiger and Edward Snowden; news you may have missed

Moscow design week, Putin’s tiger and Edward Snowden; news you may have missed