In Italy inaugurated the monument to Maxim Gorky

Maxim Gorky, who returned from Italy to the USSR. On may 28, 1928. Photo: Max Alpert/RIA Novosti

In Sorrento, in southern Italy, the Amalfi coast is a monument to the writer Maxim Gorky. The ceremony was held on Saturday at Victory square.

The monument is a bust of Gorky on the column, was performed by the Russian sculptor Alexander Rukavishnikov. This was told by responsible for international relations at the municipality of Sorrento, Antonio Fiorentino, writes TASS.

In Sorrento was performed never saw the light of publication of the several numbers of the special Italian edition of the newspaper “Pravda”, the seal of which is already paid Bitter.

In this Italian town, the writer lived for nine years – from 1924 to 1933. In memory of him, are held there a joint action with the Moscow Institute of world literature named after Maxim Gorky Russian Academy of Sciences. The installation of the bust was decided to coincide with the 150th anniversary of the Russian writer.

Maksim Gor’kij è tornato nella sua “casa” in Italia: Sorrento. Il monumento dedicato al grande scrittore russo che soggiornò per nove anni, dal 1924 al 1933, nella villa “Il Sorito” del Capo di Sorrento, è stato inaugurato questa mattina

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