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Lesja Ukrainka

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Sokolova's cottage in Balaklava (1907)

A house in Balaklava, where Lesja…

A house in Balaklava, where Lesja Ukrainka lived

Photo from "Glavred" site.

One should know that this house was located in Balaklava at Nazukina street, 34 (actually, on the embankment). It was the property of actress Sokolova. Clement Kvitka and Lesja Ukrainka lived there from August 26 to October 12, 1907. This building was considered a local architecture monument, and therefore February 11, 2008 it was demolished. Why and how – you can find a very insightful article in the magazine "".

More about this monument – at the site "".