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Vladimir Mayakovsky

Vladimir Vladimirovich Mayakovsky (Влади́мир Влади́мирович Маяко́вский) (July 19 1893 – April 14, 1930) was a Russian and Soviet poet and playwright. He is among the foremost representatives of early-20th century Russian Futurism.

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... In 1930, his birthplace of Bagdadi in Georgia was renamed Mayakovsky in his honour ... After his death, Mayakovsky was attacked in the Soviet press as a "formalist" and a "fellow traveller" (попутчик) (as opposed to officially recognised "proletarian poets ... Mayakovsky is still the best and the most talented poet of our Soviet epoch ...

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