Education and science minister Olga Vasilieva says the collapse of the Soviet Union ended the work of international promotion agencies for Russian books.
With a bright, new stand design and a newly launched Ukrainian Book Institute, the country’s publishers and literature made a big splash in Frankfurt.
Larger book publishing companies in Russia attract more government support, say critics, while smaller houses struggle to keep up.
Referring to Russian’s ‘anti-gay propaganda law,’ the IPA chief tells Muscovites that restrictions on freedom to publish are wrong.
As publishers in Ukraine continue to struggle, the country’s ban on importing Russian-language books has led to decreased consumer demand and fewer titles.
As an American author and her Russian publisher reveal, literary censorship is ongoing, and reports indicate that Moscow is increasing its efforts.
Russia’s book piracy problem seems to be getting worse: in a new survey, two out of three respondents say they believe downloading pirated content is legal.
Amid reports that Detskaya Literatura will be privatized comes word that Arkady Rotenberg has sold out of Russian educational publisher Prosveshchenie.
Once awarded the Order of the Red Banner of Labor for ‘the communist education of children and youth,’ the Soviet-born Detskaya Literatura is being sold.
From Russia Behind the Headlines: Pushkin may be “everything,” but in 2016, reported print runs indicate that Korney Chukovsky won Russian kids’ top reads.