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Hollywood to Produce Movie Based on ‘The Master and Margarita’

Mikhail Bulgakov’s influential Russian novel “The Master and Margarita” will be developed into a feature film

Survey: Russians Read More E-Books and Listen to More Classical Music than US, UK and Others

PayPal payment platform conducted a sociological survey to discover the habits and peculiarities of digital content users in ten different countries

Pushkin Poems Now Available Through Free Online Service

"Ne Zarastyot," a free online service that sends its users several poems by the famed Russian bard Alexander Pushkin every day, is now up and running

Eight Little-Known Facts About Pushkin

His birthplace, his flight from Russia and the lost chapter of Eugene Onegin: what other mysteries surround Russia's greatest poet?

Til Schweiger to Star in Film Based on ‘Crime and Punishment’

German actor Til Schweiger will star in a film based on Fyodor Dostoyevsky’s novel "Crime and Punishment”

Library Opens on Moscow-Helsinki ‘Tolstoy’ Train

A library with contemporary Russian and Finnish literature opened on the Lev Tolstoy train that travels between Moscow and Helsinki

British Students Animate Russian Classics

Students from London’s Kingston University have created several animated trailers for classic Russian novels in anticipation of their republishing in the UK

Moscow to Host Master Class from Creators of 'Sherlock' Series

The event will be held at the DI Telegraph co-working space on Jan. 16

Moscow Through the Eyes of Invincible Comic Book Superheroes

Of course Superman, who is almost 100 years old, and some other characters of popular comic books visited Russia – we investigated several stories set in Moscow

Dolph Lundgren Reads Chekhov and Shakespeare

Deep down in their heart, every action movie star dreams of playing a dramatic role

Russian Poet Anna Akhmatova Was Two-Time Nobel Prize Nominee

Anna Akhmatova, one of the most celebrated representatives of the Silver Age of Russian poetry, was nominated for the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1966

How to Read More: Seven Proven Tips

Everyone is aware of the benefits of reading – but do we know how to read more and faster?

Harry Potter Tops Forbes' List of Russia's Best-Selling Books

Forbes has published a list of the best-selling fiction books in Russia in 2016

‘Paper,’ ‘Potato’ and ‘The Railroad’: Books of Soviet Children

How little ones in the early USSR used to learn what is good and what is bad

Centre of Slavic Cultures Opens in Moscow

The Margarita Rudomino All-Russian State Library for Foreign Literature opened the Centre of Slavic Cultures on Tuesday, Dec. 20

Moscow City Library Branch Opens at the North Pole

The first northernmost library has been opened for border guards and scientific explorers on Franz Josef Land

TV Host Vladimir Posner to Hold Russia's First English Dictation Event

Moscow will host “Spell Well,” an English dictation event that is part of the UK-Russia Year of Language and Literature

Russia’s Most Well-Read Region Announced

The Voronezh Region has won the title of Russia’s Literary Flagship in the recent nation-wide Most Reading Region competition

Seven Unexpected Facts About Reading in Russia

The data from 8,000 regular users of the Bookmate library was used to create a profile of the average Russian e-book reader

Monument to Omar Khayyam Unveiled in Russia

The first ever monument to 11th-century Persian poet and philosopher Omar Khayyam in Russia has been delivered to Astrakhan

Fairy Tales Top Sales of Pushkin's Work

Moscow House of Books (Dom Knigi) has conducted some sales analysis ahead of the 217 year anniversary of Pushkin’s birthday on June 6

UK to Unveil Joseph Brodsky Monument

A sculpture of Joseph Brodsky, the Russian Nobel Prize-winning poet, will be unveiled at Keele University, in the English county of Staffordshire.