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Crisis measures: Russian Authors’ Society (RAO) introduced long overdue changes to the Articles of Association of the organization at its extraordinary conference

30.10.2019

At a meeting of the extraordinary conference of the Russian Authors’ Society (RAO), held on October 24 in Zaryadye Concert Hall in Moscow, important amendments were made to the Articles of Association of the organization to bring it into line with the changed legislation and increase the efficiency of solving urgent matters. The meeting was […]

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St. Petersburg will host one of the largest jazz conferences in Europe again

14.10.2019

On November 15 and 16, the III International Forum Fest Jazz Across Borders (JAB) will be held as part of the VIII St. Petersburg International Cultural Forum. JAB is the first and only professional platform in Russia for local and global jazz community representatives to meet. The Forum Fest was first held at the VI […]

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Tchaikovsky Conservatory received international accreditation

16.08.2019

The Moscow State Tchaikovsky Conservatory successfully passed international accreditation. Now the diplomas issued by it will be recognized abroad, said Alexander Sokolov, President of the Conservatory, and Member of the Authors’ Council of the Russian Authors’ Society (RAO). “This year we are the first among conservatories to pass international accreditation,” said Alexander Sokolov. – A […]

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Igor Butman: The lack of emotions will not allow artificial intelligence to write a musical masterpiece

09.08.2019

“Artificial intelligence does not have emotions and does not make mistakes in music that can become a new trend or inspiration”, said Igor Butman, the Honored Artist of Russia, and President of the Authors’ Council at the Russian Authors’ Society (RAO), at the Sochi Jazz Festival, answering a question about attitude to neural music. According […]

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London welcomed a unique Russian-British orchestra

26.07.2019

In the framework of the cross-year of music between Russia and Great Britain, London hosted the presentation of the first in the history the Russian-British Festival Orchestra Britten-Shostakovich, the creation of which was inspired by the friendship of the two great composers of the 20th century. The Orchestra included 86 young musicians aged 18 – […]

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“Jazz musicians must win the competition”, said President of the Authors’ Council at Russian Authors’ Society (RAO)

15.07.2019

The Museum and Reserve “Gorki Leninsky” hosted one of the main musical summer events named “Jazz Seasons”. Exclusively for Forbes Life, the President of the Authors’ Council at Russian Authors’ Society (RAO), the artistic director of the festival Igor Butman spoke about his favorite albums, the future of Russian jazz, and the role of music […]

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IPChain has expanded partnership in the blockchain market in the field of intellectual property

12.07.2019

IPChain Association has entered into a partnership agreement with one of the largest developers and providers of blockchain solutions Bitfury Group, the President of the Association Andrey Krichevsky informed TASS on Friday. “We significantly expand the functionality of services and bring to the market new projects dedicated to development of industry-specific business needs,” he said. […]

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Public Association of Copyright and Related Rights Holders of Uzbekistan (UASO) and Russian Authors’ Society (RAO) concluded an agreement on mutual representation of interests

28.06.2019

On June 18, 2019, the Public Association of Copyright and Related Rights Holders of Uzbekistan (UASO) and Russian Authors Society (RAО), signed an agreement on mutual representation of interests in the field of collective management of intellectual property rights. Based on this agreement, the parties granted each other exclusive powers to issue on the territory […]

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Music producers advocated the creation of a “white” list of sites with legal content

26.06.2019

Any removal of pirated links entails the immediate emergence of new ones, so the creation of a “white” list of sites with legal content would be an effective way to combat piracy. Experts interviewed by TASS expressed this opinion. “Any removal of pirated links entails the appearance of new links, only they are tens of […]

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Andrey Krichevsky: “Forget about rights collective management societies, the world has changed”

11.06.2019

President of IPChain Association on the Stone Age in the Protection of Intellectual Rights and the public-private blockchain for Musicians and Inventors Andrey Krichevsky has been working in the field of intellectual property for more than 11 years: he was at the origins of the creation of two of the four state-accredited societies for collective […]

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