Deprived of Hollywood and Western music, Russia is under the spell of K-pop and manga

Deprived of Hollywood and Western music, Russia is under the spell of K-pop and manga

Russian cosplayers, Chinese video game fans Genshin Impact, during a costume contest in November in Moscow. Maxim Shemetov/REUTERS South Korean music, Japanese comics and Chinese video games are flooding the country, where Western production has become rare thanks to sanctions against the invasion of Ukraine. Vladimir Putin wanted to wage a culture war against the … Read more