‘The Dissidents’ by Peter Reddaway: ‘A profound tribute to the moral imperative to speak out in the name of truth and human rights in a repressive society.’

17 June 2021 By Simon Cosgrove Simon Cosgrove reviews The Dissidents: A Memoir of Working with the Resistance in Russia, 1960-1990, by Peter Reddaway.  Brookings, 337 pp., 2020, ISBN: 9780815737735 The Dissidents is an absorbing memoir…

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Remember the Date: 5 December 1965, the ‘Glasnost Rally’ protesting the prosecution of writers Andrei Sinyavsky and Yuli Daniel.

Source: Uroki Istorii XX vek On 5 December 1965 the 'Glasnost Rally' was held on Moscow's Pushkin Square in response to the trial of writers Andrei Sinyavsky and Yuli Daniel. The first…

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