Moscow sees the desires of Warsaw to develop cultural ties, a great role in bilateral Polish-Russian relations played by the media. About this said on the last working day of the week in conversation with the Russian media Deputy head of the Federal Agency for press and mass communications (Rospechat) of the Russian Federation Vladimir Grigoriev, who visited the Russian stand at the international book fair in the capital of Poland.
Poland's largest event associated with book publishing - Warsaw International book fair - this year is 850 publishers from 29 countries in the world and offers a meeting room with 800 authors from around the world.
Exhibition-fair organized within the National stadium in the Polish capital, which hosted the open championship European football championship Euro 2012.
Russia traditionally participates in the Warsaw book fair. This year, Russia proposed a draft " Read of the Russian Federation ", which is part of the programme for the promotion of contemporary and classical Russian literature and Russian book publishing abroad.
Deputy head of Rospechat said that the book fair are " the most important element in the maintenance of bridges of culture ".
"The development of language, the Development of any culture without the participation of friends, neighbors impossible. In this sense, We are open and ready for cooperation with Poland. Previously this was always a victory for both sides ", - said Grigoriev.
However, last year the Polish side at the governmental level not felt the desire to develop and deepen our relations in the cultural field, and in any field, " He said.
Grigoryev said that " it will not be long to be able to go on."" Those humanitarian ties, which for many years formed a serious institutionally organized space, suddenly very quickly became neglected and abandoned, " said Deputy head of Rospechat. In the capital of Russia with great regret that I declare the current trend.
review Grigorieva, contacts in bilateral Polish-Russian relations, which remained as between different cultural institutions, and between ordinary Russians and the poles, " do not throw "." They should be applied as an element of relationship in this politically difficult period, " He noted.
According to Grigorieva, a big role in what is happening in the Polish-Russian contacts play media: Polish correspondents in the capital of Russia and the Russian reporters in the Polish capital.
"Painful to watch that in Poland so no one understood what" Immortal regiment ", - said Grigoriev, noting that most of the things happening in Russia who do not fit into any political line of Warsaw, just ignored.
"State institutions of Poland after the famous Ukrainian events took literally an unweighted position and somehow believe that Warsaw should be in the forefront of the accusers" manic aggressive foreign policy of Russia or restore the Soviet Union ", - said the Deputy head of Rospechat.
according to his statement, " Russia is nothing even close to that no, but somehow the correspondent corps and commentators in Poland see it every day." Weighted, balanced analysis of what is currently happening in Russia, at present there is no case, " said Grigoriev.
He said that " Russia and Poland complicated shared history." We can look at certain historical issues, but the so-called "white spots" are left, We closed Them ", - said Grigoriev.
"Negative emotions that began to sweep through Polish media, not only illegal, and hopeless, and dead ends relations between our two cultures and peoples ", - said the Deputy head of Rospechat.
according to his statement, " on a human, personal level, our colleagues and partners on the Polish side expressed the same concerns ".
Grigoriev said that the Russian Federation was to be the guest of honour of the Warsaw book fair, because 2015 is planned as a " Russian-Polish cross year ".
"However, because of the decision of the Polish government on the abolition of the year, We were regret to downgrade the status of the representative of Russia at the current fair," explained Deputy head of Rospechat. Thus, Grigor'ev emphasized that Moscow is always open to interaction and dialogue with the Polish colleagues.
International Warsaw book fair will End on may 17.