Purchases of close to 200,000 copies of textbooks in some parts of the Moscow school system are deemed incorrectly influenced by municipal recommendations in favor of one publisher.
Russian Writers’ Union Warns of Books’ Destruction; Government Downplays Concerns
Books published with financing from ‘undesirable’ and ‘foreign agent’ funds are said to be in jeopardy. The Russian Ministry of Culture says such concerns are groundless.
Digitization First: Russia’s Moscow and St. Petersburg Libraries
The Russian government has embarked on a plan to merge the collections of the St. Petersburg and Moscow State Libraries.