Voznesenksi laid to rest

4th June 2010, Comments 0 comments

The veteran Soviet-era Russian poet Andrei Voznesenski has been laid to rest in Moscow’s Novodevichye Cemetery after a service at Moscow University’s St Tatyana church and an over two-hour memorial attended by thousands of people. His contemporary colleague Yevgeni Yevtushenko hailed him as a beacon of freedom seen from every corner of the globe.

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