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Pushkin and Tolstoy books appeared in Berlin and Moscow subway
As a part of Books in Subway action Russian classical books were placed around several Berlin subway stations. Poems of Alexander Pushkin, Anna Akhmatova, Sergey Esenin could be found in Kleistpark, Zitadelle, Dahlem-Dorf stations. There were good wishes from authors of the action inserted in these books.
London Underground has initiated this action. After Hollywood star Emma Watson left more than 100 book titles of her favorite books there, the geography of the action has become much wider.
This week Books in Subway action reached Russia and Moscow subway. Team of female soccer club Patriots decided to engage in an intellectual game. They have hidden more than 70 books in Moscow metro stations with messages. One of them, Julia Morozova, said that players share only books that they've read. The team leader Ekaterina Mikhailova left her favourite Mayakovsky poems and The Divine Comedy by Dante. Team members expressed the hope that this kind of action will help to awaken more interest to the Russian literature.
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