Yevgeny Yevtushenko, Poet Who Stirred a Generation of Soviets, Dies at 83
New York Times
Yevgeny Yevtushenko during a reading of his poetry at Tchaikovsky Concert Hall in Moscow in December 1962. Credit Associated Press. Yevgeny Yevtushenko, an internationally acclaimed poet with the charisma of an actor and the instincts of a politician ...
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Natalia Solzhenitsyna, widow of the novelist Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, said on Russian state television that Yevtushenko "lived by his own formula." "A poet in Russia is more than a poet," she said. "And he really was more than a poet - he was a citizen ...
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The Russian consulate in Houston, which serves Oklahoma, said Russians would "always remember him as one of the brightest Russian poets." And Natalia Solzhenitsyna, widow of the novelist Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, said on Russian state television that he ...
Book smuggled out of North Korea a portrayal of nation's cruelty
The New Daily
As tensions escalate over North Korea's expansion of its nuclear program, comes startling short stories of the brutality of life inside the isolated regime.