IASNAIA POLIANA/ YASNAYA POLYANA LITERARY PRIZE
ЛИТЕРАТУРНАЯ ПРЕМИЯ «ЯСНАЯ ПОЛЯНА»
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The Iasnaia Poliana Prize was established in 2003 by the Leo Tolstoy’s memorial museum Yasnaya Polyana and Samsung Electronics company. The winners are announced in October in Moscow. In 2003-2005 the prize was awarded in two nominations: Outstanding work of Russian literature and Outstanding debut work of Russian literature. Currently there are three nominations: Contemporary Classics (the winner receives 900 000 rubles = about $25 000), XXI century (the winner receives 750 000 rubles = about $20 000), and (from 2012) Childhood, Boyhood, Youth (the winner receives 300 000 rubles = about $8 000). In 2015 a new nomination Foreign Literature was introduced.