America steals Faberge egg and tries to sell for guns

22nd July

Live at the White House briefing, they accidentally let in an independent journalist who asks Blinken, Isn’t it in our foreign policy interests to eventjink about sending it to St Petersburg, so you know, others can appreciate the art, culture and history?

Blinken stares at the journalist, smashes the glass case, grabs the egg and holds it aloft. Preciousssss, our precioussss, we wantssss it, our precioussss. He cackles and runs out onto the lawn, running in circles, with the Western media charging behind, also shrieking in unison: precioussss, we wantssss it, our precioussss

With apologies to J.R.R. Tolkien

Actual article, The Art newspaper, Art Newspaper International

Vilnius Film Festival bans Russian films

22nd March

The Lithuanian film festival has cancelled all Russian films and replaced them with Ukranian films.

“Vilnius is the first international festival to boycott Russian cinema and refuse all Russian films. In doing so, it responds to the call by the Ukrainian Film Academy and the requests set out in its official petition”

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