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Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn to Be Buried Today
6.08.2008 13:17
Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn to Be Buried Today

Today, August 6, 2008 will see the funeral of the notable public figure, man of letters and dissident Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn in Moscow.
      
      He will be buried in necropolis of Donskoy Monastery, behind the chancel of St. John of the Ladder Church. This place was chosen five years ago by the writer himself.
      
      Aleksandr Isaevich Solzhenitsyn, the world famous Russian man of letters, steadfast dissentient and Nobel Prize winner, died in Moscow on the night of Monday, August 4. He did not live just half a year more to see his 90th anniversary. The writer died of acute heart failure.
      
      The decease of the great Russian personality of nowadays has drawn a wide response from all over the world. Not only colleagues, politicians, public figures and men of culture, but also heads of many leading states have paid their respects to Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn.
      
      Source: regnum.ru


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