Victimas, testigos y criticos de este horror, el ruso Alexander Solzhenitsyn
y el polaco Bronislaw Geremek contribuycron, como pocos, a disiparlo.
Beginning with his 1962 novel One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich, Alexander Solzhenitsyn
, who died Aug.
BORN INTO a family of Cossack intellectuals, Alexander Solzhenitsyn
graduated in mathematics and physics, but within weeks the Soviet Union was fighting Hitler for its survival.
Russia and Palestine may not have much in common, but both their people suffered tragically this month: the one buried Alexander Solzhenitsyn
, author of the oral history of the gulag, The Gulag Archipelago (1973), along with several acclaimed novels, and the other buried Mahmoud Darwish, its poet laureate.
, the Nobel Prizewinning dissident writer whose literary works exposing the horrors of Stalin's police state and prison system were turned into films and TV series, died of heart failure at his country home near Moscow Aug.
Un recorrido por la vida de Alexander Solzhenitsyn
remite a la compleja historia de la Rusia de los siglos XX y XXI, desde el colapso del zarismo hasta el auge de los bolcheviques, la Segunda Guerra Mundial, la Guerra Fria, y el colapso de la URSS.
5 Alexander Solzhenitsyn
, who died last week, was one of the great Russian novelists.
, the Nobel prize-winning Russian dissident, has been laid to rest in a historic Moscow monastery after an ornate church service attended by the president.
Yet Moscow has just witnessed the extraordinary sight of Alexander Solzhenitsyn
- the dissident and once-exiled author of "The Gulag Archipelago" and "One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich" - receiving what amounts to a state funeral.
With the demise of Alexander Solzhenitsyn
, the curtain comes down on a great era.
RUSSIAN author Alexander Solzhenitsyn
was buried at a 400-year-old monastery in Moscow yesterday.
Russian prime minister Vladimir Putin led mourners paying tribute to Alexander Solzhenitsyn
as the author, dissident and patriot lay in state inside the Russian Academy of Sciences yesterday.