The question of transportation of the body of Yevgeny Yevtushenko Home was discussed at the level of presidents of Russia and USA
Moscow. April 3. INTERFAX.RU — Farewell to Yevgeny Yevtushenko is scheduled for April 11 at the Central House of writers (TSDL), on April 12 — the funeral, the question of transportation of the body of the poet was solved at the level of presidents of Russia and the USA, have informed “Interfax” on Monday the assistant to the poet.
“First, the farewell ceremony will be held in the United States, then in Moscow. On April 11, the planned farewell ceremony at the Central House of writers. April 12 — the funeral at the cemetery in Peredelkino”, — said the Agency interlocutor.
According to him, the dates were agreed a long time because of legal issues.
“The office of the President of the Russian Federation came to me, asked phone of Maria Vladimirovna (widow of the poet — if) to call her. Then they solved the issue with the Consulate and the administration of the President of the United States on the removal of the body of Evgeny Alexandrovich in Russia,” he said.
The poet Yevgeny Yevtushenko died in USA April 1 to 85-m to year of life.