|House Museum of the world-known writer Vasily Aksyonov has been opened in his native city of Kazan.
The writer passed away at the age of 77 in June 2009. The old mansion, in which Vasily Aksyonov had spent his childhood, was restored according to the wishes of the writer himself.
The first floor of the restored house contains a memorial room displaying the writer’s personal belongings. Participants of the 3rd Literature and Music Festival Aksyonov-fest, which is now running in Kazan, became the first visitors of the new museum.