Russian-American historical and cultural heritage
Российско-американское историческое и культурное наследие

ПАМЯТНИК А.С.ПУШКИНУ
Вашингтон, округ Колумбия

Памятник А.С.Пушкину в Вашингтоне был открыт в 2000 г. на церемонии с участием Министра иностранных дел России И.С.Иванов и Госсекретаря США С.Тэлбота. Трехметровая бронзовая скульптура работы А. Бурганова установлена в центре города на территории Университета им. Дж. Вашингтона.

THE MONUMENT TO ALEXANDER PUSHKIN
Washington, D.C.

The monument to Alexander Pushkin is located in Washington D.C. on the campus of George Washington University. A bronze statue by Alexander Bourganov was erected as part of a cultural exchange between the cities of Moscow and Washington. It is the first monument commemorating a Russian literary figure in the United States. The statue was completed and dedicated on September 20, 2000, as a gift from the Government of Moscow to the city of Washington, and unveiled at the ceremony addressed by Russian Foreign Minister Igor Ivanov and U.S. Deputy Secretary of State Strobe Talbott.