At an April prize ceremony in Moscow organized by Memorial, a human rights group that exposes Stalin-era repression, one of Russia’s most prominent writers was attacked. Assailants threw bright green antiseptic and hurled eggs into the face of 73-year-old Lyudmila Ulitskaya. Life in today’s Russia is simply like this for the Kremlin’s critics.
Ulitskaya, an award-winning novelist and social activist, is famous for her outspoken opposition to the current Russian leadership. She is one of the most famous opposition voices in the Putin’s quasi-authoritarian Russia. Alongside the political scientist Mark Urnov, historian Andrei Zubov, and human rights activist Lev Ponomarev, she …read more
Source: Victims of Communism