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    Robert Burns Through the Eyes of Russian Poet Gregory Petukhov

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    Estelle Winters is joined for this edition of Anytime by Russian Poet Laureate Gregory Petukhov who discusses the beauty of Robbie Burns the bard of Scotland. Why have people in Russia always been susceptible to the Icon of Scottish literature and how does a little boy from the Urals during Soviet times fall in love with Robert Burns?

    Estelle Winters and Gregory Petukhov, Moscow Account Literary Prize Winner, talk about the Icon of Scottish literature, Robbie Burns. How important is it to mark the birth each year of this amazing man who had such a short life and how come Burns was so popular during Soviet times and still is? Learn more through the eyes of Russian poet Gregory Petukhov.

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