Andrey Dementyev

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Dementyev in 2014

Andrey Dmitriyevich Dementyev (Russian: Андре́й Дми́триевич Деме́нтьев; July 16, 1928 in Tver – June 26, 2018 in Moscow) was a Russian and Soviet poet[1], a laureate of Lenin’s Young Communist League Award (1981), a USSR State Prize (1985), and Bunin Prize (2007). In October 1993, he signed the Letter of Forty-Two.[2]

Dementyev died on June 16, 2018 in Moscow from prostate cancer, aged 89.[3]

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  1. Состав РАХ
  2. Писатели требуют от правительства решительных действий. Izvestia (in Russian). 5 October 1993. Archived from the original on 16 July 2011. Retrieved 21 August 2011. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  3. "Умер поэт Андрей Дементьев". Interfax (in Russian). 2018-06-26. Retrieved 2018-06-26.

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