RBTH has interviewed Vladimir Tolstoy, Leo Tolstoy’s great grandson, director of the Yasnaya Polyana memorial museum and the Russian president’s cultural advisor, about his famed forefather.
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Vladimir Tolstoy is a professional journalist and a graduate of Moscow State University. For 20 years he has headed Leo Tolstoy’s Yasnaya Polyana memorial museum in Tula Region. In 2012, Vladimir Tolstoy was appointed as the president’s cultural advisor. He is an expert on Leo Tolstoy, and advised Michael Hoffman on his 2009 Tolstoy biopic The Last Station, which received an Oscar nomination.