All-Russian literature saloon devoted to famous mariner and writer Victor Victorovich Konetsky (1929-2002) “Nobody Takes Away Traveled Path”

The All-Russian Movement for the Fleet Support in cooperation with Rosmorrechflot holds a literature saloon devoted to the 90th anniversary of Russian famous mariner and writer V.V. Konetsky.

The event will be held in the Moscow State Academy of Water Transport – the branch of the Federal State Budgetary Educational Institution of Military Education “Admiral Makarov State University of Maritime and Inland Shipping” at 11:00 a.m. on June 6, 2019.

Representatives of the maritime and river fleet, the shipbuilding and ship-repairing industry, the Naval Coast Guard, the Fishing Fleet, marine science, as well as representatives of the authorities, creative associations, higher educational institutions, schools and organizations of culture are invited to take part in the literature saloon.

Attendance forms are admitted till 3:00 p.m. June 5 by telephones: +7 (499) 254-40-55 and +7 (499) 795-76-39 and by e-mail

V.V. Konetsky was born in Leningrad on June 06, 1929, survived the part of the Leningrad Siege until his family was evacuated from the city during the Great Patriotic War. He graduated from the naval school and served in the Northern Navy. When he retired he navigated ships of the Maritime Transport Fleet. He has been passed the Northern Sea Route for fourteenth times.

He is the author of over 50 books. The writing of Victor Konetsky is created by using the unique clear irony, humor, the respect to the sea, naval service that’s way over several decades his books have been read by mariners of the Navy and the merchant fleet. His books are read by various strata of the society and abroad. Films produced by screen versions of Konetsky such as “The Striped Voyage” and “The Way to the Berth” became a classic of home cinematography.

Since the first days of creating the all-Russian Movement for the Fleet Support (September 1991) Victor Victorovich has taken an active part in it.

He was dead in 2002 and buried at the St Petersburg Smolensky cemetery.

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