Boris Pasternak (writer) - Died, 30th May, 1960. Born, 10th February, 1890. Wrote poetry, Dr. Zhivago (which was smuggled out of the Soviet Union and published in Italy), translated Shakespeare into Russian and won a Nobel Prize for Literature (..which the Soviet Regime did NOT allow him to accept).
“The great Russian poet, Alexander Pushkin, often sketched out his characters in his rough drafts, along side their descriptions. This picture was taken from a rough draft for the second canto of possibly his finest work: Eugene Onegin.”
Russian poet Alexander Pushkin is considered by many to the the greatest Russian poet and the founder of modern Russian literature. Pushkin's great-grandfather, was Abram Petrovich Gannibal (1696–1781), a Black African page raised by Peter the Great.
this crown is closely tied with the Romanov dynasty and Russian poet Alexander Pushkin. Grand Duke Mikhail Romanov presented this crown to his bride Countess Sophie Merenberg, granddaughter of Alexander Pushkin.
the Abkhaz or Caucasian Negros of Russia. Historians believe they arrived during the Ottoman Empire. Other scholars suggest that the Abkhaz Negros are descendants of Colchis, Drevnekartvelskih tribes occupying the territory around south-eastern and eastern Black Sea region, giving West Georgia the ancient name of Colchis, which was subsequently so coveted by Russian poets. In the XIX century, Abkhaz Negros all spoke only Abkhazian and identified themselves solely with the Abkhaz People.