Monday, August 04, 2008

A tribute to Russian writer Alexander Solzhenitsyn

Anyone who has been to Russia knows how deep their problems run. Just yesterday a great Russian hero died. His name is Alexander Solzhenitsyn, a former WWII Captain of the Soviet Army who went on to become the Nobel prize-winning chronicler of the horrors of the Soviet gulag system. Read his story here:

Александр Исаевич Солженицын
Rest In Peace

In his memoriam, please support Catholic missions in the Russian Federation: .

1 comment:

qualcosa di bello said...

thanks for posting this...a day in the life of ivan denisovich is one of my favorite russian lit reads...may the perpetual light shine upon him.