Marjorie Farquharson: Kronid Lyubarsky (1935-1996). An obituary (1996)

This piece from 1996 by the late Marjorie Farquharson (1953-2016) has been published on the website Marjorie and is republished here by kind permission. For over 25 years, Kronid Lyubarsky was one of the…

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Remember the Date: On 13 January 1991 Soviet forces attempted to suppress Lithuanian independence

Photo: Emerging Europe On 13 January 1991 14 died and hundreds were injured in Vilnius when Soviet troops attempted to crush the Lithuanian independence movement. Today, 13 January is Freedom…

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Boris Altshuler: Andrei Sakharov and our complicated present day, 31 years on from his death

14 December 2020 By Boris Altshuler, director of Right of the Child, a regional civil society organisation advancing the protection of children’s rights, member of the Moscow Helsinki Group Source:…

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Remember the Date: Resignation of Gorbachev and end of the Soviet Union, 25 December 1991

The Soviet flag was lowered from the Kremlin and replaced with the flag of Russia on 25 December 1991, a day before the USSR was officially dissolved. Source: Wikipedia 25 December 1991 – Russian Soviet Federative…

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