Saturday, May 16, 2015

Rusanov: Archives Strugatsky brothers returned from Donetsk to Russia – RIA Novosti

Cover of the book Strugatsky brothers Monday begins on Saturday

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DONETSK, May 16 – RIA Novosti. Archive internationally renowned writers Strugatsky brothers returned from Donetsk to Russia, said on Saturday, Deputy Chairman of the Writers’ Union of self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic Vladislav Rusanov.

“On the night of 15 to 16 May Archives crossed the border, was Russian customs and is now in Rostov, “- he said Donetsk news agency.

According to Rusanov, archival manuscripts contain almost all the works written by the Strugatsky, as well as their correspondence and drawings.

Donetsk writer Vladimir Skobtsov informed the Agency that the transfer of archives held in secrecy.

“Before crossing the Russian border on May 15 in order to avoid provocations observed” silent mode “, and now it can be told: Archives Strugatsky brothers saved Donetsk and returned to Russia “- said the writer.

Archive Arkady and Boris Strugatsky was in Donetsk, in January 2015 it was decided to return the archives in St. Petersburg. He will be placed in the apartment of Boris Strugatsky, which is now owned by his son Andrew, said the agency.

According to DAN, formerly director of the Strugatsky brothers Sergei Arno said that the documents moved to Donetsk during the life of Boris Strugatsky with his permission. According to him, there is writer Svetlana Bondarenko was engaged in the study of these materials, she has written several books on the works of the Strugatsky, and she was able to restore some of the works in their original form.

Strugatsky brothers – Arkady and Boris – Soviet and Russian science fiction writers, co-authors, writers. Among their works – “Hard to Be God”, “Inhabited Island”, “Monday begins on Saturday” and others. The older brother, Arkady, died in 1991 at the age of 66, Boris – in 2012 at the age of 79 years.


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