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“…a range of products appeared on the market carrying Pushkin’s image to the masses – cigarettes, matches, candy, pens, stationery, inkstands, liqueur, knives, watches, vases, cups, shoes, dresses, lamps, fans and perfumes. There was even a board game called ‘Pushkin’s Duel.'” The omnipresent cultural status of Pushkin in Russia.





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  1. Glen
    at 4:35 pm on January 8, 2013

    Holy crap. I live in Texas and I have a Pushkin pocket watch. I bought it because I thought it was so odd. I’ll bet there are millions of them. Hilarious.

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