Experiences of a Soviet journalist.

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Series[East European Fund] Mimeographed series,, no. 66
LC ClassificationsDK1 .E35 no. 66
The Physical Object
Pagination27 p.
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Open LibraryOL6166139M
LC Control Number54038564

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This is an inside look at Soviet soldiers and civilians caught up in the fighting in WWII. Vasily Grossman, reporting for the Red Army newspaper Kraznaya Zvezda (Red Star), was there on the front.

This book is based on his notebooks containing his unvarnished observations and opinions many of which could not be published under Soviet censorship/5(). Journalism ethics and regulation abroad, including European constitutional legalisation, ethics and regulation in the former Soviet states, and regulation based on Islamic law.

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The book also features brand new chapters examining ethical issues on the internet and journalism ethics, and print regulation in. John Scott was an American writer. He spent about a decade in the Soviet Union from to His best-known book, Behind the Urals: An American Worker in Russia's City of Steel, is a memoir of that experience.

The bulk of his career was as a journalist, book author, and editor with Time Life.

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Scott began his adult life as an idealistic socialist of democratic socialist character and traveled to the Soviet. These emotive words, written over twenty years after the war, are those of Soviet journalist Boris Polevoy.

See note: Experiences of a Soviet journalist. book Once a celebrated literary figure in the USSR, today Polevoy is known to revisionists as the author of one of the first news reports on. The Hidden War: A Russian Journalist’s Account of the Soviet War in Afghanistan by Artyom Borovik Another book I have carried with me – this time to Experiences of a Soviet journalist.


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The Soviet mission to the United Nations maintains a school for the children of Soviet diplomats and journalists inside a fenced compound in the Riverdale section of the Bronx. The received wisdom about this book is that it was an orthodox Soviet account of the siege of Stalingrad and that it lacked the complexity and merit of Life and Fate.

The very fact that it was. This article explores how the British journalist Gareth Jones sought a particular truth of events during collectivisation in the Soviet Union by examining the experiences of the Soviet peasantry. Reporting Socialism: Soviet Journalism and the Journalists' Union, Abstract This dissertation is a historical investigation of the Journalists' Union of the Soviet Union, the first creative union for media professionals in the USSR, and the first study of.

This book explores how the economic policies of the Late Soviet and Post-Soviet era in Russia impacted the lives of Russian women. The author examines the experiences of the women as they provided for their families, established businesses, and travelled abroad. Yuri Alexandrovich Bezmenov (Russian: Ю́рий Алекса́ндрович Безме́нов; – January 5, ; alias: Tomas David Schuman), was a Soviet journalist for RIA Novosti and a former PGU KGB informant who defected to Canada.

After being assigned to a station in India, Bezmenov eventually grew to love the people and the culture of India. This is a story of belief, disillusionment and atonement. Long identified with leftist causes, the journalist Eugene Lyons was by background and sentiment predisposed to early support of the Russian Revolution.

A "friendly correspondent," he was one of a coterie of foreign journalists permitted into the Soviet Union during the Stalinist era because their desire to serve the revolution was.

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Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn (shelved 36 times as soviet-union) avg rating — 93, ratings — published Want to Read saving Want to Read. Solzhenitsyn’s famous accounts of Soviet labour camps are not just works of fiction, but novels based on his own experience.

The writer was accused of spreading anti-Soviet propaganda during World War II. After his return, he began putting his memories of the camps on paper.

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Vasily Grossman is hard to pigeonhole. A Jewish novelist and journalist and not a party member, he was one of the Soviet Union’s leading war correspondents during World War II, first at. Arkady Polishchuk (–) was a Russian Jewish dissident and former journalist who authored articles, essays, and satires for leading Russian periodicals, as well as two books about Africa.

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The Soviet Union was formed infollowing the October Revolution of and the subsequent Bolshevik coup. These are some of writers who persevered within the totalitarian state or its satellite communist countries, and managed to create art out of hardship.

Inas Russia was preparing to host the G-8 summit in St. Petersburg, its parliament passed a law legalizing extrajudicial killings of accused "extremists" abroad. "It was an extraordinary. As Figes, a leading historian of the Soviet period, concludes in “The Whisperers,” his extraordinary book about the impact of the gulag on “the inner world of ordinary citizens,” a great.

OK, now back to scholarly recommendations for books to learn about and understand this experience. In previous posts, I recommended books that focused on the Russian Revolution, the Soviet economy, the ethnography of Soviet life, and revisionist accounts of Soviet history.

Obviously, the classic work in this regard is Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn’s The Gulag Archipelago (originally published. The New Soviet Journalism: The Best of the Soviet Weekly Ogonyok Vitalii Oleksiiovych Korotych, Other Beacon Press (MA) $0 (p) ISBN Buy this book.

Journalist Joshua Yaffa On New Book, And that is an idea that really has its roots not just in the Soviet experience but maybe even in the pre-revolutionary experience.

And so it's an idea. Girardet's new book, "Killing the Cranes," is filled with such details, mixing personal experience with the history of a country at war for nearly 30 .The author of one such book, Robert Conquest, an Englishman who spent many years at Stanford’s Hoover Institution, has died at 98, having outlived the Soviet Union that he helped to kill with.Using archival sources, essays, and interviews with journalists, Thomas C.

Wolfe provides an account of the final four decades of Soviet history viewed through the lens of journalism and media. Whereas most studies of the Soviet press approach its history in terms of propaganda or ideology, Wolfe's focus is on the effort to imagine a different.