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Top 10 Indians whom Russians admire

New Delhi: Indians and Russians have been friends for centuries. The relationship between both the countries was deepened soon after India's independence. Raj Kapoor's film Awara, was, and is, still a rage among Russians.  We

India TV News Desk [ Updated: July 05, 2014 7:53 IST ]
top 10 indians whom russians admire
top 10 indians whom russians admire

New Delhi: Indians and Russians have been friends for centuries. The relationship between both the countries was deepened soon after India's independence.


Raj Kapoor's film Awara, was, and is, still a rage among Russians. 

We give you below a list of  12 such Indians who are famous in Russia:



1. Mahatma Gandhi



The man, who led the freedom struggle of India, is famous in Russia. When speaking about Gandhi's philosophy of non-violence, Russian people like to draw parallels with their great writer Leo Tolstoy.

There is a statue of Mahatma Gandhi in Moscow.

The sculpture itself, the work of Gautam Pal, was presented to the city as a gift from the government and people of India.

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