Photo: the Poet Yevgeny Yevtushenko

The funeral will be held Yevtushenko in Peredelkino 11 or 12 April.

The funeral of Soviet and Russian poet Yevgeny Yevtushenko will be held in Peredelkino, probably 11 or 12 April. This was reported by RIA Novosti, the family friend of the poet Mikhail Morgulis.

He recalled that earlier, the funeral was planned for April 9.

“But it is an Orthodox holiday – palm Sunday. Therefore, most likely, will be postponed to the 11th or 12th of April. Farewell will be held in the Central house of writers, a funeral in Peredelkino,” said Morgulis.

He also said that the funeral of Yevtushenko in the Orthodox rite will be held April 5 at the Church of Christian Church the University of Tulsa in the United States. On the same day a separate farewell ceremony will be held in the University Department in which Yevtushenko worked for 25 years .

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