Spreading Russian word around globe

Vladimir Grigoriev – Deputy Director of the Russian Federal Agency for Print and Mass Media

Today our guest is Vladimir Grigoriev. Russian writers like Tolstoy and Dostoyevsky are hugely popular all over the world. But unlike the great classics, authors of modern Russian literature are almost unknown abroad. One of the arguments is that their works rarely get translated. What's wrong with the promotion of Russian literature abroad? Will it ever get better? We're asking the deputy director of the Russian Federal Agency for Print and Mass Media, Vladimir Grigoriev.