, "Templeton Address," The Solzhenitsyn Reader, eds.
That writer, Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
, died on August 3, 2008, at the age of 89.
In September 1993, just months before his triumphant return to post-communist Russia, Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
traveled to a remote village in the Vendee region of western France.
It was all so unworthy of the great Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
Thirty-one years later, on September 18, 1991, in a lecture at Vanderbilt University, Buckley spoke about our Cold War victory and some of those responsible for that victory: Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
and other brave dissidents; the Russian citizens who sheltered Boris Yeltsin from Soviet tanks; and President Ronald Reagan whose rhetoric, military buildup, and diplomacy forced Kremlin leaders to look in the mirror at "their advanced emaciation.
At least two Welsh politicians have been shaped by the classic portrayal of life in the Russian gulag, One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovitch by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
Seniors learned about the Russian revolution in history and began a study of "One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich," by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
, in literature.
31, 1999, poll to identify the century's greatest Russians, readers of the Izvestiya daily placed Lenin second behind former human rights dissident Andrei Sakharov and just ahead of writer Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
and cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin.
Brothers James Ronald Kennedy and Walter Donald Kennedy represent the spirit of other patriots like Lech Walesa, Light Horse Harry Lee, Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
, and Mohandas Gandhi who inspired their people to regain their independence.
, who, unlike Hitchens, lived in a secular Russia, has described Lenin's "achievement" with greater precision: "tens of thousands of priests, monks, and nuns, pressured by the Chekists to renounce the word of God, were tortured, shot in cellars, sent to camps, exiled to the desolate tundra of the far north, or turned out into the streets in their old age without food or shelter.
ONE DAY IN THE LIFE OF IVAN DENISOVICH - Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
The story is, by now, well known: when he was exiled from the then Soviet Union in 1974, Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
took with him pages and notes for a book to be called The Red Wheel, a fictionalized history of the years leading up to the Russian Revolution.