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Solzhenitsyn Street to Appear in Moscow
15.08.2008 15:59
Solzhenitsyn Street to Appear in Moscow

Bolshaya Kommunistichenskaya Street located in the city centre near Taganka will be now renamed after Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn.
      
      On one of the houses there a memorial plate will be also mounted.
      
      The great Russian writer Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn died of a heart failure, aged 89, on August 3 and was laid to rest at Donskoe Cemetery in Moscow.
      
      On August 6 the Russian President signed the order On perpetuating the memory of A. Solzhenitsyn recommending to name one of the Moscow streets after the famous author.
      
      Source: lenta.ru


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