December 15, 2011 in Simferopol was opened Russian Centre of Universal Scientific Library. IY Franco. He became the 79th Russian center in the world and 7th in the Ukraine.
The opening was attended by Minister of Culture of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea A.A. Placidus, Consul General of the Russian Federation VV in Simferopol Andreev and Head of Russian centers and units of the "Russian world" NK Sergeichev.
The ceremony participants noted the importance of this event for the cultural life of the Crimea and the new opportunities that the visitors center opens library.