On 4 March, writer Andrei Kurkov, head of international writers’ organisation PEN in Ukraine, and Irina Baturevich, representative of the Folio publishing house, as well as representatives of the Ukrainian Embassy and the Latvia-Ukraine Cultural Centre presented their gifts to Astra Šmite (on the left), bibliographer of the NLL’s Humanities and Social Sciences Reading Room, and NLL Deputy Director Anita Goldberga (on the right).

Photo: Kristians Luhaers