The room interior where Chekhovs’ family lived and father’s grocery was placed.

Zimmereinrichtung im Haus, in dem die Familie Tschechow wohnte t sich der Laden des Schriftstellervaters befand.

DE Zimmereinrichtung im Haus, in dem die Familie Tschechow wohnte t sich der Laden des Schriftstellervaters befand.

The monument of A. P. Chekhov in Taganrog. Sculptor I. M. Rukavishniki.

Tschechow-Denkmal in Taganrog. Bildhauer I. M. Rukawischnikow (1960)

DE Tschechow-Denkmal in Taganrog. Bildhauer I. M. Rukawischnikow (1960)

Working room of M.A. Sholokhov where he wrote the chapters of novel «And Quiet Flows the Don»

Das Arbeitszimmer von M.A. Scholochow. in dem Kapitel des Romans „Der stille Don"  - haften wurden.

DE Das Arbeitszimmer von M.A. Scholochow. in dem Kapitel des Romans „Der stille Don” – haften wurden.

House in the khutor Krujilinskiy where M. A. Sholokhov was born in 1905

Das Haus im Bauerngut Kruzhilinskij, in dem M.A. Scholochow 1905 geboren wurde

DE Das Haus im Bauerngut Kruzhilinskij, in dem M.A. Scholochow 1905 geboren wurde

Bronze bust of M.A. Sholokhov in the Cossack stanitsa Vyeshenskaya

Die Bronzebüste von M.A. Scholochow in der Kosakensiedlung Weschenskaja

DE Die Bronzebüste von M.A. Scholochow in der Kosakensiedlung Weschenskaja

Monument and tombstone Kashirina Akulina Ivanovna – the grandmother of the great Russian writer Maxim Gorky. Nizhny Novgorod. Park named Kulibina.

Nizhny Novgorod. Park them. Kulibina.

Keepsake photograph. Writer Leo Kassil and Nizhny Novgorod journalist Alexander Tsirulnikov, 1968

Keepsake photograph. Writer Leo Kassil and Nizhny Novgorod journalist Alexander Tsirulnikov, 1968

Rasul Gamzatov gives an interview, 1968

Rassul Gamsatow gibt ein Interview, 1968

Lev Gumilev with parents – poet Nikolai Gumilev and Anna Akhmatova, Tsarskoye Selo, 1915. Photo by L. Gorodetsky.

Lev Gumilev with parents - poet Nikolai Gumilev and Anna Akhmatova, Tsarskoye Selo

D.M. Furmanov. Chapaev.

D.M. Furmanov. Chapaev.

Police. Illustration to N. V. Gogol’s play “Auditor”. Artist of the Item Boklevsky. 1856.

Illustration to N. V. Gogol's play "Auditor". Artist of the Item Boklevsky. 1856.

Almanac cover “Pole star” with silhouettes of the executed Decembrists

"Pole star"

A.S. Griboedov. I.Kramskaya’s artist. 1873.

I.Kramskaya's artist. 1873.

N. V. Gogol. Artist F.Moller. 1841.

N. V. Gogol. Artist F.Moller. 1841.

Case of verses of a cornet of Lermontov on the death of Pushkin.

Case of verses of a cornet of Lermontov

The unique response on the death of A.S. Pushkin in a Russian press of that time.

The unique response on the death of A.S. Pushkin

Draft avtograf M.Yu.Lermontov’s poems «Death of the Poet».

Death of the Poet

M.Yu.Lermontov. Artist K.Gorbunov. 1883.

M.Yu.Lermontov. Artist K.Gorbunov. 1883.

Pushkin in the village Mikhaylovsky

(Puschin at Pushkin). Artist N. Ge. 1875.

Pushkin in the village Mikhaylovsky
(Puschin at Pushkin). Artist N. Ge. 1875.

Pushkin “Contemporary”. Cover.

Pushkin "Contemporary". Cover.

Almanac “Northern flowers”. Cover

Almanac "Northern flowers". Cover

A.I.Polezhayev. Engraving. 1834.

A.I.Polezhayev. Engraving. 1834.

“Journey from St. Petersburg to Moscow,” A. Radishchev. Title Page.

"Journey from St. Petersburg to Moscow," A. Radishchev. Title Page.

Maxim Gorky and his son. 1896

Maxim Gorky and his son

Dostoevsky. “Crime and Punishment.” Sonya. Figure D. Shmarinov.

Crime and Punishment." Sonya

Dostoevsky. “Crime and Punishment.” Investigator. Figure D. Shmarinov.

Crime and Punishment." Investigator

Dostoevsky. “Crime and Punishment.” Raskolnikov. Figure D. Shmarinov.

Crime and Punishment. Raskolnikov

Dostoevsky. “Crime and Punishment.” The old woman. Figure D. Shmarinov.

Crime and Punishment." The old woman

Dostoevsky. “Crime and Punishment.” Confessions Marmeladova. Figure D. Shmarinov.

Crime and Punishment." Confessions Marmeladova.

Dostoevsky. “Crime and Punishment.” Raskolnikov. Figure D. Shmarinov.

Crime and Punishment Raskolnikov

Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoevsky (1821-1881). Vasily Perov Portrait of the work.

Ivan Aleksandrovich Goncharov. “Oblomov”. Illustration N. Shcheglov.

Oblomov

Ivan Aleksandrovich Goncharov. “Oblomov”. Oblomov and Stolz. Illustration N. Shcheglov

Oblomov and Stolz

Ivan Aleksandrovich Goncharov. “Oblomov”. Illustration N. Shcheglov

Illustration N. Shcheglov

Ivan Aleksandrovich Goncharov. “Oblomov”. Oblomov and Olga. Illustration N. Shcheglov

Oblomov and Olga

Goncharov Ivan Aleksandrovich. “Oblomov”. Oblomov and Olga. Illustration N. Shcheglov

Oblomov and Olga

Goncharov Ivan Aleksandrovich. “Oblomov”. Olga. Illustration N. Shcheglov

"Oblomov" Olga

Goncharov Ivan Aleksandrovich. “Oblomov”. Oblomov’s childhood. Illustration N. Shcheglov

Oblomov's childhood

Goncharov, Ivan Aleksandrovich. “Oblomov”. Illustration N. Shcheglov

 "Oblomov". Illustration N. Shcheglov

Ivan Aleksandrovich Goncharov

Goncharov

Yevgeny Yevtushenko

 Sports Palace in LuzhnikiX Russia

An audience jammed the Sports Palace in Luzhniki, Russia, to hear the internationally known poet, Yevgeny Yevtushenko, read from his works

Mussa Jalill

POETRY OF TRUTH AND PASSION Jalil never kept a diary. “I don’t feel inclined to and I cannot and will not make myself keep one,” he once said. But when he left Kazan for the frontlines early in 1942, he felt an urge to entrust his feelings and thoughts to paper. The result, as he…

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As the Pike Wills. A. Tolstoi

And the Pike implored again: “Emelya, let me go
into the water, and I’ll do anything you wish”.
“All right, only first you must prove you aren’t
trying to fool me, then I’ll let you go”.

As the Pike Wills (after A. Tolstoi)

A.M. Gorki and Romein Rolland.

A.M. Gorki and Romein Rolland in the country-house in Gorky. July. 1935.

A.M. Gorki and Romein Rolland in the country-house in Gorky. July. 1935.

A.M.Gorki and A.N. Tolstoy.

A.M.Gorki and A.N. Tolstoy. Amalfi (Italy). 1932.

A.N. Tolstoy

A.M. Gorki and L.N. Tolstoy.

A.M. Gorki and L.N. Tolstoy. Yasnaya Polyana. 1900.

A.M. Gorki and L.N. Tolstoy. Yasnaya Polyana. 1900.

A.M. Gorki and Stefan Zweig.

A.M. Gorki and Stefan Zweig. Sorrento. 1930

A.M. Gorki and Stefan Zweig. Sorrento. 1930

A.M. Gorki and K.A. Fedin.

A.M. Gorki and K.A. Fedin. Gorky. 1934.

Gorky. 1934.

A.M. Gorki and M.E. Koltsov.

A.M. Gorki and M.E. Koltsov at the congress, devoted to the tenth anniversary of “Soviet book”. Moscow. 1929.

congress, devoted to the tenth anniversary of “Soviet book”

A.M. Gorki, I.A. Bunin, N.D. Teleshov.

A.M. Gorki, I.A. Bunin, N.D. Teleshov. Yalta. 1900

Yalta 1900

A.M. Gorki and A.P. Chekov.

A.M. Gorki and A.P. Chekov. Yalta. 1900

A.P. Chekov.

A.M. Gorki and A.V. Lunacharsky.

A.M. Gorki and A.V. Lunacharsky. Moscow. 1929.

Moscow. 1929.

A.M. Gorki and Suleiman Stalsky.

A.M. Gorki and Suleiman Stalsky at the First congress of Soviet writers. Moscow. 1934.

the First congress of Soviet writers. Moscow.

A.M. Gorki and Demyan Bedny.

A.M. Gorki and Demyan Bedny at the second plenum of Soviet writers union. Moscow. 1935.

the second plenum of Soviet writers union. Moscow

A.M. Gorki and A.S. Makarenko.

A.M. Gorki and A.S. Makarenko. Kuryazh. 1928.

Kuryazh

A.M. Gorki, K.P. Pyatnisky, S.G. Skitaletz (Petrov).

A.M. Gorki, K.P. Pyatnisky, S.G. Skitaletz (Petrov). Nizhni Novgorod. 1900-1901.

Nizhni Novgorod

A.M. Gorki and L.M. Leonov. Sorrento. 1927.

A.M. Gorki and L.M. Leonov.

Sorrento