Sunday, 28 June 2015

CULTURE & ENTERTAINMENT: Free Russian Classics eBooks in the Moscow Metro


Photo: Dostoyevskaya Station in Moscow, Image by Zigurds Zakisvia Open Culture


"Late last year, the Moscow subway system launched a pilot where Moscow subway commuters, carrying smartphones and tablets, can download over 100 classic Russian works, for free. As they shuttle from one station to another, riding on subway cars equipped with free wifi, straphangers can read texts by Dostoevsky, Tolstoy, Chekhov, Pushkin, Bulgakov, Lermontov, Gogol and more. Perhaps that takes the sting out of the soaring inflation." Read full article in Open Culture. E.T.P. 4'

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