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Mikhail Aleksandrovich Naritsa

Mikhail Naritsa, USSR Author, teacher.

Background

  • Naritsa, Mikhail was born in 1909.

  • Career

    • An older generation dissident, providing a link between the inmates of Stalin’s camps of the 1930s and the dissidents of the 1960-1970s, suffering from the misuse of psychiatry. First arrested in 1935, and sentenced to 5 years in the labour camps. Sentenced to life exile in Karaganda, 1949.

      After Stalin’s death, rehabilitated, 1957. In 1961, arrested for sending a manuscript abroad for publication. Inmate of the Leningrad psychiatric hospital, 1961-1964.

      A decade later, was again arrested and put into a psychiatric hospital. Released in 1976.

    Religion

    Religious edicts impose irrational rules on people’s behaviour.

    Views

    Strong communist party can create a new and better society with neither rich nor poor.

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