Semyon Khanin. Poetry selection
The bilingual Velvet Series
Semyon Khanin (real name Alexander Zapol, 1970) is a poet writing in Russian, a translator of Latvian poetry into Russian, and editor of numerous poetry collections of Russian and Latvian poets.
Ilze Konstante “Stalin’s ‘Long Shadow’ in the Fine Arts of Latvia. 1940–1956″
The 16-year span from 1940 to 1956 was a harsh period in the art of Latvia. It is also one of the “white spots” in our art history, and this book is focused on its research.