On Russia Day, June 12, was inaugurated the world’s first monument dedicated to Alexander Solzhenitsyn, in Quito the capital of Ecuador. This was made possible through the work and support of Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation in the Republic of Ecuador, Y.A. Burlay.
The opening was attended by political and public figures, writers, as well as family members of the famous painter Guayasamin. The monument, located in Quito�s Palace of Culture. Is a personal donation to Ecuador, by the sculptor Gregory Pototsky”. The Russian ambassador in Ecuador commented on the excellent idea of associating a “Red Wheel” to the work of the famous author.