Remember the Date: On 13 February 1974 Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn was deported from the Soviet Union

Aleksandr Solzhentisyn and Heinrich Boell outside Boell's house. Photo by Bert Verhoeff (Wikipedia) On 13 February 1974 Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn was deported from the Soviet Union to West Germany, where he initially…

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Remember the Date: Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn was awarded the Nobel Prize for literature on 8 October 1970

Solzhenitsyn with Heinrich Böll in Langenbroich, West Germany, 1974. Photo: Bert Verhoeff / Anefo. Wikipedia On 8 October 1970 Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn was awarded the Nobel Prize for literature. Solzhenitsyn stated at the time:…

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