/ ɒsˈtrɒfskɪ /


  1. OstrovskyAleksandr Nikolayevich18231886MRussianTHEATRE: dramatist Aleksandr Nikolayevich. 1823–86, Russian dramatist, noted for his satirical comedies about the bourgeoisie. His plays include The Bankrupt (1849) and The Storm (1859), a tragedy

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Ponomaryov labeled Vice News journalist Ostrovsky a spy, too.

Finally, on Thursday, Ostrovsky was released, apparently in good health.

The seizing of an American reporter was only a matter of time, and the bespectacled and disheveled Ostrovsky was a prime target.

She added that Ponomaryov himself was carefully examining the video footage Ostrovsky had with him.

Ostrovsky is one of several reporters who have been grabbed in recent days in Slovyansk.

In the literary and dramatic world Tchaikovsky had two good friends—the dramatist Ostrovsky and Sadovsky.

In any case he received the first part of the libretto from Ostrovsky in March or April.

A few days ago I was lunching with Ostrovsky, and he proposed, entirely of his own accord, to write a libretto for me.

Ostrovsky's drama, "The Storm," here translated for the English reader, is a good instance of this truth.

Ostrovsky's dramas in general are marked by intense sombreness, biting humour and merciless realism.


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