Solzhenitsyn’s expulsion from the Writers’ Union (2), Feb 1970 (12.7)

Supplementary Material «No 12 : 28 February 1970» More details about the expulsion of Solzhenitsyn [CCE 11.1] from the Union of Soviet Writers have become known. At the beginning of November 1969 the secretary of the Ryazan writers' organisation E. Safonov was summoned to Moscow to see L. Sobolev (Writers' Union of the RSFSR) and "fix" … Continue reading Solzhenitsyn’s expulsion from the Writers’ Union (2), Feb 1970 (12.7)

Solzhenitsyn’s expulsion from the Writers’ Union, 4 November 1969 (11.1)

«No 11 : 31 December 1969» On 4 November 1969 the great Russian writer Alexander Isayevich SOLZHENITSYN was expelled from the Writers' Union by the Ryazan branch of the Writers' Union of the Russian Republic (RSFSR). Of the seven members of the Ryazan branch, six were present at the meeting: Vasily Matushkin (Ryazan); Sergei Baranov … Continue reading Solzhenitsyn’s expulsion from the Writers’ Union, 4 November 1969 (11.1)