Pushkin`s commemoration day to be held in St. Petersburg
Memorial meeting dedicated to 169th anniversary of Alexander Pushkin`s death is to be traditionally held on Friday in the yard of last poet?s house in 12 Moika.
Since 1925, when the flat was assigned the status of museum, the tradition to come to 12 Moika, to commemorate the poet on the day of his death, said the officials in the All-Russian Pushkin`s Museum.
To this house in Moika, deadly wounded poet was brought after the fatal duel with Dantes. Here, to the door of Pushkin?s flat citizens of St.Peterpeople came to learn about the poet`s condition, here on January 29 (February 10 of the new style) poet`s heart stopped beating.