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Boris Iosifovich Shragin

journalist

Boris Shragin, USSR Journalist.

Background

Shragin, Boris was born in 1926 in Viaz’ma.

Education

Graduated in philosophy (Marxism) from Moscow University.

Career

Wrote many articles on aesthetics for the Soviet press. Became involved in the Jewish rights movement. Expelled from the Communist Party, 1968.

Emigrated, 1974. Settled in the USA. Wrote many polemical articles on Russian history, philosophy and literature.