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Paris Garden Will be Named after Russian Writer
9.02.2012 12:27
Paris Garden Will be Named after Russian Writer
Alexander Solzhenitsyn

A garden located on Port Maillot square in Paris will be named after the Russian writer Alexander Solzhenitsyn. It was decided by voting of members of the City Council in the French capital. The initiator of the idea was the deputy of the party "New Center" Jérôme Dubus

      Mr. Dubus sent an appropriate request to the City Hall in 2008. He considers that the decision will be a “real recognition of the great writer of XX century”.

       The garden on the square attracts with the beauty of hundred lime trees, roses and lavender bushes growing in it.

      Alexander Solzhenitsyn (1918-2008) was born in Kislovodsk. The Russian novelist, essayist and poet he was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1970. Solzhenitsyn is known around the world for his works of art and historical works on Russia of XIX-XX centuries.

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Author: Natalia Semicheva

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