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Russian State Library

national public library in Moscow, Russia

Coordinates: 55°45′07″N 37°36′35″E / 55.75194°N 37.60972°E / 55.75194; 37.60972

Russian State Library
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Main building of the library, (in front is the monument to Dostoevsky)
Established1862 (157 years ago) (1862)[1]
LocationMoscow, Russia
Size44,800,000 (2012)
Access and use
Population served93,100 (2012)
Other information
BudgetRUB 1,740,000,000 (2012)
DirectorAlexander I. Visly (General Director), Vladimir I. Gnezdilov (Executive Director), Viktor V. Fiodorov (President) [1]
Staff1830 (2012)

The Russian State Library is the national library of Russia in Moscow. There is another library in Saint Petersburg named the National Library of Russia.


  1. 1.0 1.1 "Russian State Library". Official library website. Retrieved 20 November 2010.

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