Once Upon a Time in Russia

Who would have thought that one small but expensive thing attracts so much evil! There is so much evil that an endless cycle is formed from it...

  • Valerii Georg Zhmak
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  • 8 & Halfilm Awards
    Rome, Italy
    February 28, 2023
    Award Winner
  • Indie Short Fest
    Los Angeles, CA
    March 17, 2023
    Award Winner
  • Hollywood Gold Awards
    Los Angeles, California
    March 26, 2023
    Award Winner
Writer Biography - Valerii Georg Zhmak

Valery Zhmak is a Russian writer currently living in Bulgaria. He is the author of detective novels, famous film novellas "Time of the First", "The Icebreaker", "Lev Yashin", "Pilot Devyataev" as well as many short stories published in Russian-language anthologies and magazines in the USA, Israel, Ukraine and Russia.
Before the Russian invasion of Ukraine he successfully worked under the pseudonym "Valery Sharapov" and led one of the most popular detective series in the Russian book market "The Anxious Spring of '45. The postwar detective series.
Member of the Russian Writers Union and the North American Writers Union.
Winner of the National Literary Award "Golden Pen of Russia" in the category "Prose".

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