Russia has become an honored guest of the International Book Salon in Geneva Automatic translate
GENEVA. At the International Book Salon in Geneva, which will run from April 29 to May 3, Russia is invited this year as an guest of honor. Much attention at the Russian stand was given to works covering the 70th anniversary of the Great Victory. The exposition presents a number of literature on the war, as well as presentations of new works. Yesterday, April 29, Minister of Culture of Russia Vladimir Medinsky took part in the presentation of his own work “War. Myths of the USSR. 1939 - 1945. "
During the event, the minister also attended a discussion session on the topic “Russophobia - a new European choice? Is Europe possible without Russia? ” During the dialogue, the president of the Swiss Press Club, writer and journalist Guy Mettan, the author of the recently published and presented at the salon work, “Russia - the West: the Millennium War, shared his point of view. Russophobia from Charlemagne to the Ukrainian crisis. "
“While some are announcing the return of the Cold War, the book and press show has welcomed Russia as an honored guest. It is very important to expand access to creativity and numerous voices in this large state, which over the past two centuries has given us Chekhov, Tolstoy, Dostoevsky, Pushkin and Solzhenitsyn, ”Guy Mettan shared his opinion.
As a part of the delegation, such bright Russian authors as Zakhar Prilepin, Evgeny Vodolazkin, Marina Stepnova, Andrey Gelasimov, Elena Chizhova, Andrey Baldin, Oleg Pavlov and Roman Senchin, who can be found in the Russian exhibition hall, also arrived at the International Book Salon in Geneva as part of the delegation.
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