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John Freedman

Post image for Russian-language, Ukrainian Playwrights Cope with the Ukraine-Russia Conflict

(This post is part of the 2014 TCG National Conference: Crossing Borders {Art | People} blog salon, curated by Caridad Svich. Pictured: Maksym Kurochkin speaking at an anti-war rally in Moscow on April 13, 2014. Photo: John Freedman.) There is a phrase in Russian that declares “the muses are silent when tanks are thundering.” Fortunately it’s not always true. [...]