Books on Great Men Published in Russia

Pyongyang, April 20 (KCNA) — Books “Legendary Great Man” and “Great Succession” came off the press in Russia on the occasion of the Day of the Sun.

Book “Legendary Great Man” carries a portrait of smiling President Kim Il Sung against the background of the sunrise on Mt. Paektu, one of the eight sceneries in the era of Songun. It contains eight articles written by Russian political, social and academic figures under the titles “Holiday of the Sun”, “Immortal Great Man”, “Under the Banner of the Juche Idea,” “Iron-willed Commander” and so on.

Book “Great Succession” carries a photograph of smiling leader Kim Jong Il against the background of royal azaleas on the Chol Pass, one of the eight sceneries in the era of Songun. It has seven articles written by political and academic figures and mediapersons and writers of Russia and Ukraine under the titles “Great Man Kim Jong Il,” “He Who Says Something Is Impossible Is Not Speaking Korean,” “Supreme Incarnation of Benevolence,” “Tested Leader of the Workers’ Party of Korea” and others.
A book releasing ceremony was held in Moscow on April 13.

Present there were Shenin, chairman of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union, Shashbiashbili, first vice-chairman of the Party for Peace and Unity of Russia, Tolstikov, chairman of the Russian Association for Friendship and Cultural Cooperation with the DPRK, and figures of various social strata.

At the ceremony the director of the Publishing House of the Russian Association for the Development of Friendship and Cooperation with Foreign Countries said that the books “Legendary Great Man” and “Great Succession” are about Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il, the great men produced by the world, and their publication provide Russian readers with a good opportunity to know better about their greatness. He noted that they are going to publish the books in other languages in the future.

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