‘Wild grasses rustle over Babi Yar…’


Yevgeny Yevtushenko, Russian poet who memorialised Babi Yar, dies aged 84 – The Guardian 02.04.17
Poet and dissident who denounced Stalin died ‘surrounded by relatives and close friends’ in Oklahoma, where he taught at the University of Tulsa.

Read here Benjamin Okopnik’s English translation of Yevtushenko’s poem ‘Babi Yar’.

And see: 75th anniversary of Babi Yar massacre


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