Medina will support the inclusion of works Pikul in the school curriculum

© RIA Novosti / Alexander Galleryparty in fotomancer of culture Vladimir Medinsky at the handover ceremony paintings Museum-reserve Gatchina. 20 Jun 2018Medina will support the inclusion of works Pikul in the school curriculum© RIA Novosti / Alexander Galleryparty the image Bank

The Minister of culture Vladimir Medinsky is ready to support the proposal of the widow of writer Valentina Antonina Pikul Pikul on the inclusion of his works in the lists of literature for students.

Friday was the presentation of the international literary prize named after Valentin Pikul. Awarded to Vladimir Medinsky, writers Kanta Ibragimov and Yuri Lewis. Also present at the ceremony were the writer’s widow Antonina Pikul, which the Minister has offered to include the works of the author in the lists of literature for students.

«I looked at the lists of compulsory literature, Pikul nowhere… it seems to Me that after all this must be corrected,» said Pikul.

Medina noted that this proposal supports.

«Let’s do this: it’s not really our thing, but if the writers’ Union will form a position, and you choose works, then I am ready Vasilyeva (Minister of education Olga Vasilyeva – ed.) to speak. It works on the intersection of literature and history, they can be doubly useful for students. It (Valentin Pikul – ed) the educational role is enormous. I would support,» said Medina.

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