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Nikolai Gogol perceived literature as “a special kind of “serving his land””

1 April 2020

April 1, 2020 marks the 211th anniversary of the birth of Nikolai Vasilyevich Gogol, a classic of Russian literature, author of The Government Inspector, The Overcoat, Dead Souls and other brilliant works. The extensive collection of the Presidential Library Nikolai Gogol (1809–1852) features his lifetime editions, as well as research materials from the mid-19th to early 20th centuries, the authors of which try to interpret the life of the writer and analyze his most famous and controversial works.

The Presidential Library’s virtual tour illustrates the way the South and North Poles were conquered

1 April 2020

To visit the new exhibition of the Presidential Library without leaving home was made possible thanks to a virtual tour presented on the institution’s portal. The exposition ““To push the boundaries of the world within the globe“: marking the 200th anniversary of the discovery of Antarctica by the expedition of F. Bellingshausen and M. Lazarev” is timed to coincide with the anniversary date of one of the most important events in world history and is dedicated to the geographical discoveries of the polar regions: the Arctic and Antarctic.