In the Nizhny Posad

Nikolai Rubstov Monument

The 20th century lyrical poet Nikolay Rutsov was born in the Russian North in 1936 but lived during the war in Vologda and then after the death of his mother was raised in a children's home in the Vologda Region, before returning to Vologda after the war. The poet died in Vologda in 1971 after an argument with his fiancée, who was found guilty of his murder. This statue of him was unveiled in 1998 in the small gardens outside the Peter the Great House-Museum.

Location Petrovsky Skver, Sovetsky Prospekt