Russian Poet – O.E. Mandelshtam – Twilight of Freedom


  O.E. Mandelshtam Twilight of Freedom Let us glorify, brothers, the twilight of freedom — The great twilight year. A weighty forest of nets is lowered Into the bubbling waters of night. You are rising into desolate years, O sun, judge, people. 2 Let us glorify the fateful burden, Which the nation’s chief takes up … More Russian Poet – O.E. Mandelshtam – Twilight of Freedom

Russian Poet – Konstantin Siminov “Wait For Me”


Konstantin Simonov Wait For Me to Valentina Serova English translation Wait for me, and I’ll come back! Wait with all you’ve got! Wait, when dreary yellow rains Tell you, you should not. Wait when snow is falling fast, Wait when summer’s hot, Wait when yesterdays are past, Others are forgot. Wait, when from that far-off … More Russian Poet – Konstantin Siminov “Wait For Me”

Muruzi House – connecting to Russian Literature


One of St. Petersburg’s most Iconic Buildings This very iconic building graces the St. Petersburg landscape with it’s beautiful Moorish style architecture. This very ornate apartment building was designed by Architect Alexey Serebryakov who was hired by Prince Alexander Muruzi, the wealthy scion of a family of Phanariote Greeks prominent in Moldavia. The inspiration for … More Muruzi House – connecting to Russian Literature