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Publish or perish: Literary critic Galina Yuzefovich on how sanctions are affecting the future of Russia’s book industry
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Like other sectors of the Russian economy, the book market hasn't been spared the fallout from Moscow's war against Ukraine and the ensuing Western sanctions. Despite the fact that many competing forms of entertainment are now unavailable to people in Russia, there are few reasons for those in the book business to celebrate. For Meduza, literary critic Galina Yuzefovich breaks down the problems facing Russia's publishing industry today and what writers, publishers, booksellers, and readers fear is yet to come. Original Article: https://meduza.io/en/feature/2022/03/22/publish-or-perish