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Yevtushenko, Yevgeni

Line breaks: Yev|geni Yev¦tu|shenko
Pronunciation: /ˌjɛftʊˈʃɛŋkəʊ
 
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Definition of Yevtushenko, Yevgeni in English:

(B.1933), Russian poet; full name Yevgeni Aleksandrovich Yevtushenko. His work, including poems such as Third Snow (1955) and Zima Junction (1956), was regarded as encapsulating the feelings and aspirations of the post-Stalin generation; he incurred official hostility because of its sometimes outspoken nature, notably in Babi Yar (1961).

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