A family friend Yevtushenko has named the date of the funeral of the poet
WASHINGTON, APR 3 — RIA Novosti, Dmitry Zlatarev. The funeral by Yevgeny Yevtushenko will be held in Peredelkino, probably, 11 or 12 of April, has informed on Monday of RIA of news a family friend of the poet Mikhail Morgulis.
Yevtushenko died on Saturday at 85-m to year of life in the American city of Tulsa (Oklahoma) where he lived and worked in the last quarter century.
Morgulis reminded that the funeral was planned for April 9.
Morgulis also reported that the funeral of Yevtushenko in the Orthodox rite will be held April 5 at the Church of Christian Church the University of Tulsa.
According to him, “the same day, a separate ceremony will be held in the University Department in which Yevtushenko worked for 25 years.”