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Leon Trotsky. Mayakovsky’s Suicide

Without exaggeration it can be said that Mayakovsky had the spark of genius. But his was not a harmonious talent

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ON A DAY THIS WEEK, in April, 1930

The 14th April 1930, Leningrad’s Krasnaya Gazeta (The Red Gazette) reported that Soviet “poet-tribune” Vladimir (Volodya) Mayakovsky, had committed suicide by shooting himself through the heart

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