Statement by Russia's historian in Jerusalem

February 4 at the city of Jerusalem Russian Library (IGRB) staff representative Rossotrudnichestvo participated in the presentation of the book, written by the Ambassador of Russia in Israel, PV Stegniy. Well-known historian of Russia, Doctor of History Stegniy Peter is an expert on the history of Russia of the eighteenth century, it is particularly interested in the history of diplomacy and the reign of Catherine II.
The evening was opened by Director IRGB, true devotees of preserving and promoting Russian books in Israel Clara Elbert. She spoke about the friendly partnership relations that exist between the library, the Embassy of Russia and Russia's cultural center in Tel Aviv.
PV Stegniy talked about recently published to date his book "Farewell, Madame Korf! From the history of secret diplomacy of Catherine the Great ", which was published in Moscow publishing house" International Relations ". The author talked about the origin of the plot, work with sources both in Russia and in France.
Audience - diplomats, scientists, writers and lovers of Israel, the Russian book was warmly welcomed by the Ambassador of Russia - a well-known historian and gifted writer, winner of the historical and the literary prize "Alexander Nevsky", which PV Stegniy awarded in 2007 for his book "Time to dare", also dedicated during the reign of Catherine II.
At the end of his speech, the author answered numerous questions from the interested public.