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Tag: Evgeniy Petrov

The pearls of the Odessa Literature Museum

The Museum was founded in 1977, on the initiative of Nikita Brygin, Russian journalist, ethnographer and writer, opened to the .....

The Bookshelf: How the Soviet Robinson Was Written

The two friends, Ilya Ilf and Evgeny Petrov, were born in Odessa, the humor capital of the Russian Empire (now .....

Ilf and Petrov’s excellent adventure: a look back at Odessa writers’ 1935 trip in the USA

In 1935, the collaborative satirical writers Ilya Ilf (1897–1937) and Evgeny Petrov (1903–1942) travelled to the United States from the .....

Mysterious letters from New Zealand to Evgeny Petrov

It happened between 1939 and 1941. Evgeny Petrov (a popular Soviet writer in the 1920s and 1930s) had a very .....

Prominent Odessans: Ilya Ilf & Evgeny Petrov

These were the first Soviet journalists to travel by car from the Atlantic to the Pacific coasts of the United .....

The Twelfth Chair of Odessa

There is a funny monument in the City Garden of Odessa, a bronze chair with strange inscriptions, and the tourists .....