Grave of famous novelist's mother desecrated
18 Jan, 2007 07:41
Vandals have desecrated the grave of novelist Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn's mother. The burial site in Russia's Stavropol region was damaged on the anniversary of Taisiya Solzhenitsyna's death.
A stone cross on her grave was taken down and smashed.Taisiya spent the last three years of her life in the Stavropol region, before her death in 1944. Aleksander Solzhenitsyn is a Nobel literature Prize winner and a survivor of GULAG prison camp.