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TALLINN, August 24 (Itar-Tass) — “Dovlatov Days in Tallinn” aimed at strengthening Russian-Estonian cultural dialogue open on Friday in the capital of Estonia.
This project was launched in 2011 and then it was timed to the 70th birth anniversary of renowned Russian writer and reporter Sergei Dovlatov. This year it is organized as a culture festival aimed at strengthening ties between Russian and Estonian intelligentsia and national cultures, organizer Oliver Loode said.
Dovlatov was born in Ufa on September 3, 1941 and died on August 24, 1990 in New York. From September 1972 to March 1975 he lived in Estonia.