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Important Russian Writer Refuses To Represent Russia To Protest Government
One of Russia's most important contemporary authors, Mikhail Shishkin, has pulled out of representing Russia in a major international literary event because he does not want to be the voice of "a country where power has been seized by a corrupt, criminal regime [and] where the state is a pyramid of thieves". The Guardian (UK) 03/07/13
Posted March 7, 2013 07:49 AM

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