V.M. Shukshin museum

How to come to Srostki village

Карта Карта Алтая

Srostki village is situated on 36th km
of the famous Chuisk road which
connects Russia and both Mongolia
and China. This road has its starting
point in Biysk city; it's a part of
M52 international route Novocibirsk-

And I feel and enormous power over there,
in my motherland, some kind of live power
that is to be touched to find the lost spirit.
Life ability and spirit strength brought by
our ancestors seem to live still there with people,
and not for nothing it's believed that native air,
native speech and song, familiar since childhood,
tender mother word can treat the soul.

V.M. Shukshin