The facsimile reprint of the book heritage of Francysk Skaryna is an international scientific and publishing project, implemented by the National Library of Belarus and the BelVEB Bank. It lasted five years and was successfully completed in 2017, the year which marked the 500th anniversary of Belarusian book-printing.
Today, the multi-volume edition continues to acquaint residents of different countries with the rich history and unique culture of Belarus.
On July 18, in St. Petersburg, during the Sixth Forum of Belarusian and Russian Regions, Chairman of the Council of the Republic of the National Assembly of Belarus Mikhail Myasnikovich met the heads of state authorities of the constituent entities of the Russian Federation and the regions of Belarus. At the meeting, he presented to Chairwoman of the Council of the Federation Valentina Matviyenko the facsimile edition Book Heritage of Francysk Skaryna.
Previously, Valentina Matviyenko was awarded the Order of Francysk Skaryna for significant personal contribution to the strengthening of friendly relations and the development of cooperation between Belarus and Russia.
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The results of the Sixth Forum of Belarusian and Russian Regions: watch a story on the TV channel CTV.