Sergeant of the guards.
My father, Andrej Petrovitch Grineff, after serving
in his youth under Count Muenich, had retired in
17—­with the rank of senior major. Since
The Russian poet and prose writer Aleksandr Sergeevich Pushkin (1799-1837) ranks as the country's greatest poet. He not only brought Russian poetry to its highest excellence but also had a decisive in...
Aleksandr Pushkin continues to exert an enormous influence on Russian culture and literature more than a century and a half after his death. The impact he has made bears witness to the enormous scope ...