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The Exile of Solzhenitsyn

In February 1974, Russia's most famous dissident writer, Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, was sent into exile in the West.

His widow, Natalia, remembers the day the Soviet policemen came to their house and took him away. The couple would spend the next 20 years living in Europe and the US.

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Sun 23 Feb 2014 14:45