The popular Russian fiction writer Sergei Lukyanenko has forbidden translating his books into Ukrainian.
He stated it in his blog along with picking to pieces those Ukrainian sci-fi writers who have supported the Euromaidan.
“From now on I do not go to Ukraine, I do not participate in Ukrainian conventions, and I forbid translating my books into Ukrainian” - Sergei Lukyanenko wrote with a reference to the Maidan events.
Besides, Mr. Lukyanenko addressed Ukrainian science fiction writers, without naming them though. According to him, the addressees know whom he means. “Glorify Maidan fighters and bring them pie parcels, you half-wits. But if some of the literature “personas” that glorify Maidan and write in Russian and are published in Russia, want to appear on Russian conventions - I will be against it”, - the man of letters pointed out. Besides, he declared that he would make every effort to prevent their publication in the Russian Federation.
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