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- proper n. A city in Belarus
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- n. an industrial city in the European part of Russia; birthplace of Maksim Gorky
- n. Russian writer of plays and novels and short stories; noted for his depiction of social outcasts
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In the middle of the anti-imperialist bandstand* several friends and I unfurled a cloth with the name Gorki on it, to demand the release from jail -- in August of 2008 -- of that punk rock musician charged with "pre-criminal dangerousness."
I was sure of my safety, so I could visit my wife in Gorki, and could do science.
He called Gorki Street “Broadway” and said “good-bye” and “okay” to Russians.
He chose to write under the name Gorki, which means "bitter," a happy appellation for this modern
It was here (when the village was just called Gorki) that Lenin, in ill health after the revolution, retreated to his Doric-columned mansion at the end of Birch Alley.
His house has been preserved as a museum (called the Gorki-Leninskiye estate), but unlike most museums glorifying the life of the revolutionary leader, this one tells the story of Lenin as a dying man.
The second time I met Claudia Cadelo we were holding up -- each of us by one corner -- a piece of sheet with the name "Gorki".
Denis Sinyakov/Reuters CHEESE: Russian President Dmitry Medvedev, center, and members of Russia's synchronized swimming and rowing teams posed for a photo during an awards ceremony at the Gorki presidential residence outside Moscow Tuesday.
Afterward, I learned that thanks to his mediation, we hadn't slept that night in a dungeon, and that he had also interceded to get Gorki returned to the streets.
You remember Gorki, the Russian patriot, when he came to New York, aflame with passion for the
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