Source Pravda.Ru

Russian writers in the focus of Frankfurt book fair

Russian writers are in the focus of the world's largest traditional book fair in Frankfurt.

Russia has become its Guest of Honour for the first time in 55 years. The motto of the Russian exposition is "Russia - New Pages".

According to the local media, the Russian programme offers "many discoveries" to visitors and experts and "after the abolition of censorship Russian literature is enjoying a special upsurge".

In 2003 a lot of new editions of modern Russian authors appeared on the German book market, including books by Polina Dashkova, Darya Dontsova, Victoria Tokareva, Tatiana Tolstaya, and many others, German Minister of State for Culture and the Media Christina Weiss told RIA Novosti.

In this connection, the German minister pointed out the contribution of translators of modern Russian literature into the German language who "are building bridges across the abyss of language misunderstanding".

The exposition "Russia - New Pages" also features post-modernist literature. Such cult writers as Viktor Yerofeyev and Viktor Pelevin presented in Frankfurt their "provocative books reflecting modern Russian reality", local experts said.

Today Russia has no "books for export" and "literature for inner use", Russian Culture Minister Mikhail Shvydkoi told journalists. According to him, Russia is representing all variety and richness of its contemporary literature in Frankfurt.

More than 100 Russian writers are staying in Frankfurt now and stands of the International Book Fair present products by 200 big, medium-sized and small Russian publishing houses.

He announced his intention to create a news service called "Pravda," which means "truth" in Russian. Well, we are Pravda. The Pravda.Ru website has been working professionally in Russia since 1999

Elon Musk wants Pravda, but we already have it

The co-author of this disaster is the Dutch government, which did not find either strength or desire to save the lives of its citizens who were flying on that plane. The Dutch authorities did not demand Ukraine to comply with international aviation regulations

Blame MH17 on Russia: International investigation turns into demonic circus

On the second day of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum, a plenary meeting was held, in which Russian President Vladimir Putin, French President Emmanuel Macron, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, Chinese Vice President Wang Qishan and IMF head Christine Lagarde took part

World leaders unite with Russia at St. Petersburg International Economic Forum
Comments
What would you do if you were Kim Jong-un?
Trump sows death in Gaza Strip as US to celebrate opening embassy in Jerusalem
What would you do if you were Kim Jong-un?
What would you do if you were Kim Jong-un?
What would you do if you were Kim Jong-un?
What would you do if you were Kim Jong-un?
What would you do if you were Kim Jong-un?
What would you do if you were Kim Jong-un?
Myths about Stalin: Why do they lie about Great Patriotic War?
What would you do if you were Kim Jong-un?
Trump sows death in Gaza Strip as US to celebrate opening embassy in Jerusalem
After Syria, Russia goes to Afghanistan
After Syria, Russia goes to Afghanistan
After Syria, Russia goes to Afghanistan
World leaders unite with Russia at St. Petersburg International Economic Forum
What would you do if you were Kim Jong-un?
World leaders unite with Russia at St. Petersburg International Economic Forum
Blame MH17 on Russia: International investigation turns into demonic circus
Blame MH17 on Russia: International investigation turns into demonic circus
Blame MH17 on Russia: International investigation turns into demonic circus
Blame MH17 on Russia: International investigation turns into demonic circus