Russian State Library

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Coordinates: 55°45′07″N 37°36′35″E / 55.75194°N 37.60972°E / 55.75194; 37.60972

Russian State Library
State Library named after Lenin (left wing of the building).jpg
Main building of the library, (in front is the monument to Dostoevsky)
Established1862 (160 years ago) (1862)[1]
LocationMoscow, Russia
Branches3
Collection
Size44,800,000 (2012)
Access and use
Population served93,100 (2012)
Other information
BudgetRUB 1,740,000,000 (2012)
DirectorAlexander I. Visly (General Director), Vladimir I. Gnezdilov (Executive Director), Viktor V. Fiodorov (President) [1]
Staff1830 (2012)
Websitewww.rsl.ru/en

The Russian State Library is the national library of Russia in Moscow. There is another library in Saint Petersburg named the National Library of Russia.

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Russian State Library". Official library website. Retrieved 20 November 2010.

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