Solzhenitsyn Centre of Russian Emigre Studies to donate 300 books to Belarus' Minsk Oblast

Wednesday, 28 March 2018 14:12  |  Written by  BelTA

The event will be held at the institute on 29 March with the assistance of the Rossotrudnichestvo office in Belarus - the Russian Center for Science and Culture in Minsk

Moscow-based Solzhenitsyn Centre of Russian Emigre Studies will donate 300 books in Russian to the teachers of Minsk Oblast, BelTA learned from the Minsk Oblast Institute of Education Development.

The event will be held at the institute on 29 March with the assistance of the Rossotrudnichestvo office in Belarus - the Russian Center for Science and Culture in Minsk. Solzhenitsyn Centre of Russian Emigre Studies will feature an exhibition its books for the participants of the event. Among the exhibits will be publications on the history of Russia, philosophy, literature and art; Russian classical and modern literature; books on the historical and cultural heritage of Russian emigration; dictionaries and textbooks on the Russian language.

Solzhenitsyn Centre of Russian Emigre Studies is a complex that combines the functions of a museum, an archive, a library, a research, information, publishing, cultural and educational center. The center began its activities in 1990 with the first exhibition of the publishing house YMCA-Press in Moscow.

Every year the center donates 30,000-50,000 books. The book assistance program is implemented with the financial support of the Russian Solzhenitsyn Public Fund, the Federal Agency for Press and Mass Media and the Government of Moscow.

The books donated to the Minsk Oblast Institute of Education Development, which is visited by more than 10,000 teachers a year, will be used for qualification courses and self education of teachers and heads of educational institutions.

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