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Eritrea: Russian literary ties

Semantic Eritrea reports that the government of the Russian Federation has decided to cement the connections between Eritrea and Russia by erecting a monument of bronze to famed poet Alexander Pushkin, as well as a Pushkin Centre in the Eritrean capital of Asmara. Pushkin's Eritrean connection comes from his great grandfather who was allegedly kidnapped as a young boy from his village just south of Asmara, the blogger says.

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