Russian DJ banned from music festivals for not criticising Russia enough

24th May

Russian DJ and performer Nina Kraviz has been banned from festivals in Detroit, The Hague and Dortmund.

Time magazine launched a campaign against her. Criticism of the ban included

“Music and sports are the only segments which connect people around the world. Leave them alone.”

World Socialist website, published by the International Committee of the Fourth International

Banned from coding, apps, news

5th April 2022

The Google summer of code 2022 has banned Russian and Belorussian participants. Alphabet aka Google have also labelled, censored and banned both independent and state affiliated Russian media. Google have stopped users carrying out normal financial transactions via the Play store and Youtube.

East West Digital News, published by Belgian International Digital News SPRL

Jean Sibelius Violin Competition Excludes Russian Participants

8th April

The organisers say that the decision to exclude two young Russian qualifying participants was because the “Competition Committee has no moral or ethical option but to exclude the Russians from the competition. With this decision, the Competition Committee also wants to guarantee a neutral and peaceful environment for all competitors.” “

The Violin Channel, Australian independently funded

Threats, bricks and discrimination in the Netherlands

6th April

Threats to restaurants, a supermarket and a brick thrown through windows. 11 reported accounts of discrimination including banned from attending a sports event, banned from accessing notary services, cancelled from music events. These are the reported ones, they think it is thetip of the iceberg.

DutchNews.nl, privately funded by readers

Stealing funds from Russian Scientists

3rd March, accessed 2nd April

The European Geoscience Union General Assembly has stolen the registration fees from Russian scientists.

Special notice: To show our support for Ukraine and in accordance with current European sanctions, EGU will not accept any payment of EGU22 registration fees from Russian or Belarusian institutions paid on behalf of researchers based at or affiliated with them. Already paid fees will be directly and completely donated to the UN Crisis Relief Fund for Ukraine.

EGU 2022, EGU Registration, available at https://www.egu22.eu/

Via RussianswithAttitude podcast, independent website

Ukrainian researchers tell the world that Russians have no moral right to be scientists

14th March

Ukrainian scientists have issued the strongest calls for banning Russian researchers from journals. “Russian scientists have no moral right to retransmit any messages to the world scientific community,” says Olesia Vashchuk, the head of Ukraine’s Young Scientists Council at the Ministry of Education and Science, in two letters dated 1 March. The letters, to publisher Elsevier and citation database Clarivate, call for Russian journals to be removed from databases and for Russian scientists to be taken off journal editorial boards.

Else H (2022), Ukrainian researchers pressure journals to boycott Russian authors, Nature, https://doi.org/10.1038/d41586-022-00718-y

Nature, part of Springer Nature Ltd

Banning Russian lessons; public censorship

12th March

Russian classes at a Warrington primary school have been cancelled. The language, history and dance sessions are run at St Wilfrid’s CE Primary School in Grappenhall on Saturday mornings and have continued in recent weeks.

Comments disagreeing with the decision are no longer available on the article.

Warrington Guardian, owned by US Gannett and UK Newsquest

Cancelling Yuri Gagarin

3rd March 2022

In light of current world events, the 2022 Space Foundation Yuri’s Night is renamed “A Celebration of Space: Discover What’s Next.” The focus of this fundraising event remains the same – to celebrate human achievements in space while inspiring the next generation to reach for the stars

Space Foundation via RT,

Space Foundation is a US NGO

Dostoevksy banned then reinstated

22nd March

A university in Italy has backtracked on a decision to postpone a course about the work of Russian author Fyodor Dostoevsky following a backlash. However Paolo Nori decided to give up the course on Dostoevsky at the Bicocca University of Milan and has been invited by other universities to hold the course.

L’Unione Sarda, in Sardinia