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Ever Heard Of Daniil Granin?

He was a Soviet Party lackey, but what a great travel writer!   I DISCOVERED HIM MUCH TO LATE, in the year of his death, this Daniil Granin (1919-2017). He was for ages the president of the Soviet Writers Union, responsible for the ostracism of his colleague Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn. And he enjoyed such a privileged … Continue reading »

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ART Oh, What A Shame … (No. 20)

Discover a treasure, hidden in the Bauhaus in Dessau for years! The artist was a poor person, both in fate and personality: Communist, member of the legendary Bauhaus in Dessau, Nazi prisoner, victim in a Concentration Camp, close collaborator with its SS commandant, soldier in the infamous penal company 999, prisoner of war in Yugoslavia, … Continue reading »

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