The White Dacha is the house that Anton Chekhov had constructed in Yalta and in which he wrote a number of his best work. It is now an author's residence museum. After Chekhov's demise the house was taken care of by means of his sister, Masha, till 1921 whilst it have become a museum. During the Nazi career Maria Pavlovna refused to leave and positioned up pics of Hauptmann any "a Dramatist" on the wall and refused to permit a German officer flow into her brother's rooms. Nothing went lacking however the residence was broken with the aid of one of the remaining air raids on the vicinity by the Luftwaffe.
The Soviet government, as with different such heritage sites, diligently sorted the residence however following the breakup of the United States, the obligation for the house's protection came underneath dispute. Crimea have become an independent republic inside Ukraine. The museum falls underneath the jurisdiction of the Ministry of Culture of the Crimean Autonomous Republic and their price range is extraordinarily small. The Ukrainian country authorities would love the Russian authorities to pay for upkeep considering that Chekhov was Russian, but the Russians do no longer agree. The house has now become dilapidated. On May 11, 2010, Ukrainian President, Viktor Yanukovych, ordered that repairs and healing paintings be done at the house.