Belyi

Bely

/ (ˈbjɛlɪ) /

noun

Andrei (ʌnˈdreɪ), real name Boris Nikolayevich Bugaev . 1880–1934, Russian poet, novelist, and critic: a leading exponent of symbolism. His novels include Petersburg (1913)

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