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Writer Alexandr Solzhenitsyn Passes Away
4.08.2008 01:35
Writer Alexandr Solzhenitsyn Passes Away

The internationally famous Russian writer and former dissident Alexandr Solzhenitsyn has died today, aged 90, in Moscow.
      
      Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn is known as an outstanding writer, political essayist, historian, poet and public figure. Apart from works of literature as a rule tackling burning social and political issues these were essays on Russian history of the 19-20th cc that made the author widely famous.
      
      A former dissident and political prisoner, Alexandr Solzhenitsyn was an ardent opponent of the communist regime in Russia in the 1960s, 70s and 80s.
      
      Source: rian.ru
      


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