Digital scientific-educational resource about the works of Alexander Pushkin will be created by 2024, said Russian President Vladimir Putin. On the online meeting with cultural figures, on two holidays — the day of Pushkin and Russian language Day, the head of state noted that the creation of the portal will be implemented in the framework of measures to support all of the Pushkin Museum.
Putin recalled that in 2024 will mark the 225th anniversary of the birth of the great poet, referring to the Director of the State memorial historical-literary and natural-landscape Museum-reserve “Mikhailovskoye” Georgy Vasilevich expressed hope for fruitful work on preparation of the anniversary celebration. The corresponding decree will be issued before the end of this month, the President added.
Speaking on the Day of the Russian language of its status, Vladimir Putin also noted that the secret greatness of the Russian language in its clarity, expressiveness and beauty. Having the status of language of interethnic communication, Russian long outgrown this value, the unites Nations and is used as official language in international organizations like the UN.
Putin thanked the workers of culture, who in the period of the pandemic coronavirus conducted an online exhibition and staged online performances, lectures and visits.
Meeting of the President with culture broadcasted by the TV channel “Russia 24”. It takes place in the Russian language Day, celebrated on the birthday of the great Russian poet Alexander Pushkin.