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Re: Solzhenitsyn Biopic? [Variety]

Awesome. I hope some day that the letters written by AIS that got him arrested will be unearthed. I still wonder what he said to his friends and family in
normthecaliph
Jan 30
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Solzhenitsyn Biopic? [Variety]

[image: Inline image 1] Bruce McKenna Writing Biopic on Russian Novelist Alexander Solzhenitsyn - [image: Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn biopic] JANUARY 28, 2016 |
    Steve Petrica
    Jan 30
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    Organising committee for preparing celebrations of 100th birthday an

    From the Executive Office of the President of Russia Meeting of organising committee for preparing celebrations of 100th birthday anniversary of Alexander
    Steve Petrica
    Dec 20, 2015
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    Re: Putin and top Russian officials have adopted same distinctive ga

    Come on! He's a great humanitarian. Let the apologies commence.... he took advantage of a sick and frail old man at the end of his life and caught in a trap.
    normthecaliph
    Dec 15, 2015
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    Putin and top Russian officials have adopted same distinctive gait t

    Vladimir Putin and top Russian officials have adopted same distinctive gait taught by KGBStudy finds that several Russian leaders walk with the same gait,
    Steve Petrica
    Dec 15, 2015
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    Re: Solzhenitsyn & Ukraine in the Economist

    You might be interested to compare the following article with Mrs Solzhenitsyn's views on Russian democracy:
    Michael Scammell
    Dec 9, 2015
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    Solzhenitsyn & Ukraine in the Economist

    Alexander Solzhenitsyn’s widow on what went wrong http://www.economist.com/blogs/prospero/2015/11/russia-and-west
    morgster4180
    Dec 7, 2015
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    Alexievich Gets the Solzhenitsyn Treatment [Moscow Times]

    http://www.themoscowtimes.com/opinion/article/alexievich-gets-the-solzhenitsyn-treatment/540084.html Alexievich Gets the Solzhenitsyn Treatment - By Andrei
    Steve Petrica
    Oct 22, 2015
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    Svetlana Alexievich’s Nobel win

    Her compatriots hardly read her, making Svetlana Alexievich’s Nobel win especially fitting ​ WRITTEN BYNickolay Kononov and Gideon Lichfield October 10,
      Steve Petrica
      Oct 11, 2015
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      Re: Did Solzhenitsyn urge the US to nuke the Soviet Union? [Pravda]

      Yeah, I expected Putin's defenders to pipe up. That's fine. I specialize in stunning. Norm
      normthecaliph
      Sep 19, 2015
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      Re: Did Solzhenitsyn urge the US to nuke the Soviet Union? [Pravda]

      Norm's comment is just as bizarre as the Pravda article. Putin may have many failings, but to assert that he has launched or encouraged the campaign against
      Alexis Klimoff
      Sep 19, 2015
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      Re: Did Solzhenitsyn urge the US to nuke the Soviet Union? [Pravda]

      Putin has jailed or otherwise intimidated or killed dissident media, so this was done at the behest or consent (at a minimum) of Russia's dictator du jour.
      normthecaliph
      Sep 19, 2015
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      Re: Did Solzhenitsyn urge the US to nuke the Soviet Union? [Pravda]

      Interesting. I wonder why Pravda in 2015 wants to discredit Solzhenitsyn's reputation? Can his memory be a threat to Putinist Russia? On Thursday, September
      Daneejo
      Sep 19, 2015
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      Re: Did Solzhenitsyn urge the US to nuke the Soviet Union? [Pravda]

      Putin took advantage of a sick dying man, and this is how he has re-paid him. "Full Circle". Just shows that hope is a poor strategy for obtaining freedom and
      normthecaliph
      Sep 18, 2015
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      Did Solzhenitsyn urge the US to nuke the Soviet Union? [Pravda]

      Weird article, with an even more curious headline...to which, the answer, of course, is "no". Online at
      Steve Petrica
      Sep 17, 2015
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