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Preserving Slavic culture – main theme of XIX Russian Press World Congress

Preserving Slavic culture will be the main theme of the XIX World Congress of the Russian Press. Participants of the forum have been arriving in Minsk throughout the whole day. These are representatives of Russian speaking mass media from 52 countries.

The foreign guests started the day with a reverent moment. They payed tribute to the victims of the Great Patriotic War in the morning.

On July 12, Minsk will become a discussion platform of. Global themes will be discussed. For example, participants will cover media activities in the digital reality environment and the role of the press in covering military conflicts. This forum is held annually.

Vitaly Ignatenko, head of the World Russian Press Organization:
The main theme is preserving the Russian-speaking press, the Slavic culture (not necessarily Russian culture). It is very important for those, who see a great soul in Slavic nations, a great moral beginning.

Mikhail Gusman, First Deputy Director General of TASS, Executive Secretary of the World Association of Russian Press:
Naturally, professional issues are discussed at the congresses too. Today, considering modern challenges, technological and other challenges, it is high time to talk about the digital revolution in our professional business.

Preserving Slavic culture – main theme of XIX Russian Press World Congress