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Italian students learned about Russian military literature and wartime songs

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Italian students learned about Russian military literature and wartime songs


17.05.2021


On May 11, a lecture on Russian poetry and the Great Patriotic War was held at the Russian Center of the University of Pisa, timed to coincide with the Victory Day celebrations.

The head of the center, Professor Stefano Gardzonio, spoke about Russian military literature. In particular, they read, translated into Italian and commented on the poems of Russian frontline poets and songs of the war and post-war times.

Poems by Boris Slutsky, Konstantin Simonov and Anna Akhmatova, war songs by Mark Bernes and bardic poems by Alexander Galich, Bulat Okudzhava and Vladimir Vysotsky were performed during the event.

Stefano Gardzonio, Anastasia Kondrasheva, Pisa

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