Anton Chekhov – one of the few Russians renowned abroad, would have turned 150 on Friday. What is the secret behind his popularity? What does he mean for world literature? Is Chekhov relevant to today’s Russia? The Chief Editor of RussiaProfile.org Andrei Zolotov, Jr. discusses these issues in the RIA Novosti studio with Svetlana Zamlelova – an author and chief editor of the webkamerton.ru literary magazine.