Minister of Culture Vladimir Medina named Sergei Dovlatov writer of the 19th century by mistake. This was reported in the press service of the Ministry of Culture, adding that “reservation is understandable” given overvoltage schedule minister.
An unsuccessful interview “Russian” Medina gave during the festival “Dovlatovfest” in the Pskov region.
In a conversation with a journalist, Minister of Culture said that Dovlatov – “outstanding literary phenomenon of the second half of the 19th century”.
The press service of the Ministry of Culture have expressed surprise that a fragment of the reservation went on the air on TV channel, whose staff could cut the unfortunate phrase.
A reservation Medina has attracted the attention of bloggers who recalled other incidents that occurred with the current Minister of Culture. In particular, he said that his agency will not fund a documentary film, to shoot “on the principle of” Raska-govnyashka “.