Monday, March 07, 2016

Lack of appreciation …

 Russia Demolishes Historical House Where Ukrainian Poet Lived In Exile. (Hat tip, Rus Bowden.)
Shevchenko, who is one of the founders of modern Ukrainian literature, spent about three years in forced exile in Orenburg Oblast from 1847-1850. The city of Orsk still houses a museum dedicated to the poet, displaying reproductions of paintings he created there.

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