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Now specialists are developing a project for future work.

The monument to Alexander Tvardovsky, erected on Strastnoy Boulevard, will be repaired in 2022. Now specialists are developing a project for future repairs, they will be carried out by order of the capital Department of Cultural Heritage.

“The bronze figure of the outstanding writer Alexander Tvardovsky adorns Strastnoy Boulevard in the capital. On a low granite pedestal, Alexander Trifonovich froze as if for a second, walking around the city. The monument is distinguished by the downward focused gaze of the writer. Another interesting feature is Tvardovsky’s autograph, cut under the dedicatory inscription. After a recent survey, experts have determined that the monument needs repair. These works are planned for 2022 “, – said the head

Moscow City Heritage Alexey Emelyanov.

In order to prepare the scientific and project documentation necessary for the repair, specialists will study the features of the monument, conduct bibliographic and historical-archival research.

The monument was erected in 2013 on Strastnoy Boulevard, not far from the editorial office of the Novy Mir magazine, which Alexander Tvardovsky headed for a long time. The sculptors Vladimir and Dmitry Surovtsevs and the architect Viktor Pasenko worked on the creation of the monument.

The monuments in the capital are regularly put in order: in the spring, for example, all the monuments are washed. Repair if necessary. In the coming years, it is planned to update the monuments to the statesman Peter Stolypin, composer and conductor Alexander Alexandrov, aircraft designer Alexander Yakovlev, astronaut Yuri Gagarin and others.

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