Wednesday, August 11, 2010

Dostoevsky in the subway

Russians love their writers, but sometimes things don't work out quite as planned. Some people are just so hard to please! 'The Dostoevskaya station — which opened this summer in memory of Russian writer Fyodor Dostoevsky — met a fair share of opposition when psychologists expressed concern that dark murals of the violent scenes from Dostoevsky's books could put riders in gloomy moods — or, worse, even encourage suicidal impulses.' More...

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