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Freedom of opinion in Putin’s Russia

According to Sergej Lebedew, Russia is “sick with fear”. Lebedew analyses
the current situation in novels about Russia’s most recent history; his colleague Dmitry Glukhovsky uses dystopias as a means to the same end. The two well known authors speak about opportunities for political engagement in the Russian Federation. What bolt holes exist? What can literature achieve in the country of propaganda wars?

/ Cooperation: German Literary Translators’ Association (VdÜ)

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Dmitry Glukhovsky

Journalist, Autor, international bekannt durch seinen Science-Fiction-Thriller „Metro“, soeben erschien „Sumerki“ (Heyne 2018)

Sergej Lebedew

Journalist und Autor, veröffentlichte mehrere Romane über die jüngste Geschichte Russlands

Christiane Körner

Übersetzerin aus dem Russischen und Herausgeberin russischer Erzählungen