To the History of Publishing Trade of Russian Abroad: The Publishing Commission of Russian Culture Committee in Belgrade (1928–1937)

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Anton V. Bakuntsev

PhD in Philology, Associate Professor at the Chair of Editing, Publishing and Informatics, Faculty of Journalism, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia


Section: History of Journalism

The article is dedicated to the activities of one of the most viable publishing- house of the Russian Abroad — the Publishing Commission of Russian Culture Committee in Belgrade. The article is based on materials of the Russian cultural Committee Fund at the State Archives of Russian Federation, which have not been known until now. The author of the article tells us about the circumstances of creation, composition, fundamental principles of the Publishing Commission’s activities as well as the difficulties it faced and the reasons for its elimination.

Keywords: Publishing Commission, Russian Culture Committee in Belgrade, Russian Abroad, writers-emigrants, publishing trade