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Iurii Aleksandrovich Aikhenvald

Iurii Aikhenvald, USSR Author.

Background

  • Aikhenvald, Iurii was born in 1928. Son of a communist official, who perished in the Gulag.

  • Career

    • Arrested, 1949. Inmate of a special psychiatric clinic in Leningrad, 1951-1955. Taught literature in high schools, 1957-1968. Took part in protests against the trials of dissidents Ginzburg and Galanskov.

      Poems and literary criticism (Don Kikhot na Russkoi Pochve. 2 vols) published in the West.
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    Born 1928
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