March 23 - BLiTZ. The mayor of the Latvian Daugavpils Andrey Elksninsh said he was ready to take away from the capital and install in his city a monument to the Russian poet Alexander Pushkin. Portal writes about it <a rel="nofollow" href="https://lenta.ru/news/2023/03/23/daugavpils_pushkin/">"Lenta.ru"</a> with a link to the mayor's social networks.
The official recalled the historical connection of the city, which has a street named after Pushkin, with the famous classic: a close friend of the creator Wilhelm Kuchelbecker in the 19th century was imprisoned in the fortress in the mentioned settlement, from where he sent messages to him.
A rally against the dismantling of the monument to Pushkin takes place on the Town Hall Square in Riga March 12, 2023 at 15:40
The article recalled that activists of the Russian Union of Latvia came out to protest against the government’s decision to remove the monument to Pushkin.
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