The ban on the profession: why the philologist Volkova is not allowed to lecture on poetry

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The ban on the profession: why the philologist Volkova is not allowed to lecture on poetry
The ban on the profession: why the philologist Volkova is not allowed to lecture on poetry
24 September, 20:47Culture
The reason for the ban on lectures on Russian and foreign poetry, which the famous Russian philologist Yelena Volkova was going to read for the St. Petersburg officials, was her civic position.

The popular blogger Alexey Nasedkin quotes in his publication statements from social networks “There was no such stupidity as now, even with the greatest Soviet idiots. We have reached the bottom and are rapidly moving on, ”and proves how true it is.

St. Petersburg officials have forbidden the famous philologist and culturologist Yelena Volkova to read as many as three lectures on Russian and foreign poetry, as well as religion, at the Anna Akhmatova Museum in the St. Petersburg Fountain House.

The Committee for Culture of St. Petersburg accused Volkova no less of being an enemy of Russia!

It turned out that the reason for the actual ban on the profession was the scientist's speeches against the annexation of Crimea and the condemnation of Russian aggression. In addition, Volkova wrote and published the book "Gleb's colossus", dedicated to the famous dissident priest Gleb Yakunin, in which she first published the KGB archives he had taken from the White House in August 1991. They contain the most valuable evidence of how the priests and bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church cooperated with the KGB.

“It's so easy, because of their convictions and socio-political views, despite the highest professionalism, scientists are thrown out of the educational space...”, - Nasedkin is justly indignant. And we are with him too...

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