The President of Russia Vladimir Putin signed a decree on the celebration in 2022 in Russia of the centenary of philosopher Alexander Zinoviev. The document is available on the official Internet portal of legal information.
The President instructed the government to form an organizing committee for the preparation and conduct of events devoted to the centenary of Zinoviev’s birth. He also gave an order to develop (with the participation of the Russian Academy of Sciences and Moscow State University) and approve a plan for the main festive events.
Besides, the decree establishes ten personal Zinoviev Scholarships for students of the Philosophy Faculty of Moscow State University starting from 2022.
Zinoviev is a Russian philosopher, sociologist and writer. He is the author of works on logic, methodology of science and satirical fiction or so-called sociological novels.