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Lurii Timofeevich Galanskov

dissident

Lurii Galanskov, USSR Dissident.

Background

Galanskov, lurii was born in 1939 in Moscow.

Career

One of the first dissidents. Wrote samizdat poetry and edited the samizdat magazine Feniks. Several incarcerations in psychiatric hospitals.

Arrested, 1967, and sentenced to 7 years imprisonment.