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Vadim Nikolaevich Delone

Vadim Delone, USSR Poet, dissident.

Background

  • Delone, Vadim was born in 1947 in Moscow.

  • Career

    • Expelled from the Moscow Teachers’ Institute for his attempt to organize an independent society of writers (with V. Bukovskii and I. Galanskov). In 1967, took part in a demonstration, protesting against Galanskov’s arrest. Spent 9 months in prison.

      Arrested in 1968 for participation in a demonstration on Red Square against the Soviet invasion of Czechoslovakia. Became internationally known as a human rights campaigner. Left the USSR in 1975 and settled in Paris.
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    Born 1947
    Died 1983
    (aged 36)
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