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A reading room named after the writer Victoria Amelina was opened in Milan

writer Victoria Amelina was opened in Milan/Juan Vega de Soto

A reading hall dedicated to the memory of the Ukrainian writer Victoria Amelina was opened in Milan. She died as a result of a Russian missile attack on the city of Kramatorsk.

This became possible thanks to the initiative of the editor-in-chief of the Italian publication Linkiesta, Christian Rocca. According to a message from the Ukrainian PEN Club on Facebook, this initiative celebrates Victoria's dedication to the mission of conveying true information through her texts.

The reading room, located in the Gallaratese library, has become a place where anyone willing can find knowledge and gain access to quality Ukrainian texts and materials about Ukraine.

This newspaper treated Victoria's mission with responsibility and sincerity, which she carried in her texts and in practice. The Gallaratese library is a crowded public space where all those who seek additional knowledge find their place. A high-quality selection of Ukrainian texts and texts about Ukraine is kept on the bookshelves,
– it is noted in the message of the PEN-club.

A reading room named after writer Victoria Amelina was opened in Milan

The reading room named after Victoria Amelina was opened in Milan/Photo from PEN-club Facebook

A reading room named after the writer Victoria Amelina was opened in Milan

A reading room named after Victoria Amelina was opened in Milan/Photo from PEN-club Facebook

Viktoria Amelina was seriously injured as a result of a rocket attack on a cafe in Kramatorsk on June 27, 2023, where she was accompanying a group of journalists. The wounds turned out to be fatal, and the writer died on July 1, 2023.

The famous Ukrainian writer Oksana Zabuzhko called Victoria Amelin a representative of the “New Shot Renaissance”, celebrating her an important contribution to modern Ukrainian literature.

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