The Korea–Russia Dialogue Forum has held the third festival devoted to the creative activity of Korean writer Pak Kyongni. This year, the event on ‘Literature of kindness and compassion’ coincided with the 200th birthday of Fyodor Dostoevsky. The opening ceremony was conducted by Hur Seung Chul, Professor at Korea University and Director of the KRD secretariat on the Korean side. Rector Nikolay Kropachev, Chair of the KRD Coordinating Committee on the Russian side, gave a welcoming address. He reminded that on 28 October Pak Kyongni would have turned 95 commemorating the writer's birthday.    ‘Fyodor Dostoevsky and Pak Kyongni touched upon…