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Irina Ratushinskaya, Soviet Dissident and Writer, Dies at 63

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Irina Ratushinskaya, an indomitable Soviet dissident poet and novelist who, after barely surviving nearly four years in a brutal prison camp, delivered a singular woman’s perspective on the forbidding gulag, died on July 5 in Moscow. She was 63.

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Author: SBolithoe

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