Neither Russian literature, nor art has positive ground for development of original national culture. While being in the state of national selfishness Russia could not produce anything great or significant. Being in close internal and external communication with Europe Russia faced great scenes as reforms of Peter the Great and Pushkin.
critics of Danilevsky's work "Russia and Europe", prediction is false in relation to Russian original culture during 1920-30's that inspired Europe and the World while being more independent and isolated than ever.
Vladimir Soloviev, Russia and Europe, article