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Culture | Visit  | 05.04.22

Russian Author Reached Sheikh Zayed Book Award Final

An employee of the Institute of Oriental Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Anna Belova, appeared among the finalists of the Sheikh Zayed Book Award in the nomination “Arabic Culture in Other Languages.”  The Sheikh Zayed Book Prize is awarded annually to writers, publishers, researchers, as well as young authors whose works and translations

Ukraine Banned Import of 5 Russian Children’s Books

The State Committee of Television and Radio Broadcasting of Ukraine did not allow five children’s books to be imported into the country from Russia because of “propaganda of the aggressor state.”   At the end of 2016, the then president, Pyotr Poroshenko, signed a law restricting access to Ukraine of printed materials of “anti-Ukrainian content” from

Culture | Visit | Trip Advisory  | 16.12.21

Experts Named Russians’ Favourite Novel in Digital Format

The novel “Anxious People” by Fredrik Backman in electronic format has become the most popular among Russians, as reported by the LitRes group of companies.  LitRes specialists analyzed the interest of Russians in electronic and audiobooks, identifying the works that were most popular in 2021. The leader of the rating among e-books was Fredrik Backman’s

Trading | Business  | 11.08.21

Most Russians Prefer Buying Books to Downloading Them Free

More than half of Russians prefer to buy books rather than download them for free, TASS reports with reference to a study conducted by the Rambler&Co media holding.   According to the authors of the study, more than half of the Russians surveyed (52 per cent) prefer legal methods of reading books, namely buying them in

Culture | Visit  | 12.06.21

Experts Named Top Most Read Russian Books Abroad

For the Day of Russia, which is traditionally celebrated on June 12, the book service LitRes conducted a study in the course of which its experts analyzed book purchases in more than 200 countries, RIA Novosti reported. Among the classic writers’ works, the first place occupied “The Idiot” by Fyodor Dostoevsky.  Next in the ranking

Moscow | Insight  | 18.05.21

Over Half a Million Muscovites Received Library Cards

Residents of Moscow actively use the unified library card. Currently, more than 500 thousand residents of the city have already issued it, according to the official website of the Moscow Mayor with a reference to the Deputy Mayor of the city Natalya Sergunina.   It is noted that a unified library card allows readers to access

Culture | Visit  | 08.05.21

Russians Named Most Important Books About Great Patriotic War

More than 90 per cent of Russians consider it necessary to read books about the war as part of the school curriculum, and most respondents named the novel “The Dawns Here Are Quiet” by Boris Vasilyev as the most important book, TASS reports with reference to the data provided by the MyBook service.   It is

Recommended | Culture | Insight | Around Russia  | 07.04.21

Russian Bosses Named Best Books of Their Childhood

Specialists of the SuperJob job search service surveyed 3,000 representatives of the economically active population from all districts of Russia and made the top 3 favourite children’s books of the companies’ and departments’ heads.  According to the survey results, the top 3 includes “The Adventures of Dunno and His Friends”, Russian folk tales, and “The

Culture | Visit  | 05.04.21

Restored Gospel of X-XI Centuries Presented in Moscow

The Mariinsky Gospel of the X-XI centuries restored by Russian specialists which was found in the Russian skete of the Assumption of the Most Holy Theotokos on Mount Athos in the 19th century, was handed over to the curators of the manuscript department of the Russian State Library (RSL), TASS reports. The handover ceremony took

Culture | Visit  | 03.04.21

First ABC-Book for Yukaghir People to Be Published in 2021

The primer of the language of the forest Yukagirs will be published for the first time in 2021 with the support of the authorities of Yakutia, TASS reports with reference to the director of the Federal Institute of Native Languages ​​of the Peoples of the Russian Federation, Professor Larisa Marsheva. Marsheva clarified that this language