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Alexander Berkman

Alexander Berkman

Leading anarchist known for his political activism and writing.  Born Russia, emigrated to America.  Lover and life-long friend of Emma Goldman.  The pair were deported to Russia for their anarchis...

Person, Politics & Administration, France, Russia, USA

1 memorial

Bolshoi Ballet

Bolshoi Ballet

Dance company. A school for a Moscow orphanage was created in 1773, and its pupils were employed by Prince Pyotr Urusov and the English theatrical entrepreneur Michael Maddox, to form part of a new...

Group, Dance, Theatre, Russia

1 memorial

Joseph Brodsky

Joseph Brodsky

Russian-American poet and essayist. US Nobel Prize Laureate. Born Leningrad. Exiled from the Soviet Union in 1972, he settled in the USA, aided by W. H. Auden and others. There he taught and was ap...

Person, Poetry, Russia, USA

1 memorial

Viacheslav Bukhaev

Viacheslav Bukhaev

Architect.  Member of the Russian Academy of Arts.

Person, Architecture, Russia

2 memorials

Mihail Chemiakin

Mihail Chemiakin

Sculptor. He spent his early years in East Germany, where his father was serving in the army. Returning to Russia, he worked at the Hermitage museum. He was exiled in 1971 for failing to conform to...

Person, Sculpture, France, Germany, Russia

1 memorial

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