The Russian Poets Fund is a London-based charity that brings the best of Russian poets and translators to the UK for meetings with members of the general public and academia.

Tatiana Shcherbina: Censorship & Self-Censorship in the USSR and Russia Today

© Aleksandr Tyagny-Ryadno

© Aleksandr Tyagny-Ryadno

Tatiana Shcherbina, an acclaimed poet, critic, and essayist will give a talk about the realities of both institutional and self-imposed censorship that existed in the Soviet Union and affects the work of poets and writers in Russia today.

This talk is hosted by the Pushkin House, co-organised with the Great Britain – Russia Society, and chaired by Professor Valentina Polukhina, the President of the Russian Poets Fund. Tickets are available on www.gbrussia.org.