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VIEWPOINT: RUSSIA: ‘As Lacking in Public Responsibility as the Communist Regime’

Renowned for his literary exposes of the Soviet Union’s worst abuses of power, Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn is today trying to make his voice heard in post-communist Russia. In a recent essay published simultaneously in Russia and France, the former dissident roundly condemns Russia’s current leadership and the course of reform since tfe mid-1980s