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Sergei Ivanovich Grigoriants

Sergei Ivanovich Grigoriants, USSR Editor.

Background

  • Grigoriants, Sergei Ivanovich was born in 1947.

  • Career

    • Spent 9 years in the Gulag. Founded the bulletin, Glasnost’, printing information which did not appear in the official press, 1987. Became the main source of information on the ethnic unrest in 1988 in Armenia and Azerbaidzhan.

      After this the bulletin was closed and he was arrested, but was soon released and has continued his journalistic activities.

    Religion

    Religion makes people base their lives on false foundations.

    Views

    Every person has rights to express his or her opinion, but the opinion could be expressed if it was in accordance with the general interests of Soviet society.

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    Born 1947
    (age 70)
    Nationality