How poets are commemorated in western Ukraine (PHOTOS)
Today is the 216th anniversary of the classic of world literature, great poet, playwright and novelist, creator of the modern Russian literary language Alexander Pushkin.
According to already established tradition, on June 6, at 10 am, members of Uzhgorod Society of Russian Culture and other admirers of the great poet gathered near the monument to Pushkin on the eponymous square in the regional center of Transcarpathia, the korzonews reported.
The head of the Society Volodymyr Krivoshapko and veteran of Russian cultural movement in Transcarpathia, a member of the Presidium of the UzhSRC, former head of Uzhgorod Ivan Mashkov laid a wreath from Uzhgorod Society of Russian Culture at the monument.
Naturally, the holiday of poetry is impossible without poetry. The Deputy Chairman of Uzhgorod Society of Russian Culture, Ph.D., assistant professor of the Russian literature department of UzhNU, poetess Lyudmyla Borodina, Valentina Konovalenko, who was long working as a teacher of Russian language in Ufa and now is back in her native city, a member of the Presidium of the UzhSRC and famous public figure Nadia Boychuk, poet and bard Valeriy Asaulyuk, known actress and reciter Alla Belinska recited poems near he monuments...