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Posted by on Aug 3, 2008 in Religion | 2 comments

Russian Author Alexander Solzhenitsyn Dies


Russian writer Alexander Solzhenitsyn, who exposed Stalin’s prison system in his novels and spent 20 years in exile, has died at 89, Russian media say.

The author of the Gulag Archipelago and One Day In The Life Of Ivan Denisovich, who returned to Russia in 1994, died of either a stroke or heart failure.

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  • GeorgeSorwell

    Solzhenitsyn was a man of enormous moral courage. May he rest in peace.

  • daveinboca

    I started re-reading The Cancer Ward again last week & the fellow still packed a punch decades after the insane USSR [ still mirrored today inside living fossils like N.Korea, Cuba, Zimbabwe, Burma/Myanmar] hyper-socialism collapsed due to its totalitarian madness.

    One of the greatest examples of a man of literature changing the world for the better.

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