Time in Yerevan: 11:07:36,   8 August 2022

Writer, Soviet dissident Vladimir Bukovsky dies aged 76

Writer, Soviet dissident Vladimir Bukovsky dies aged 76

YEREVAN, OCTOBER 28, ARMENPRESS. Soviet dissident and writer Vladimir Bukovsky has died of cardiac arrest aged 76 in Cambridge, England, a statement published through his official website said.

According to the Bukovsky Center, the writer’s health was deteriorating in recent years.

He died in a hospital, the statement said.

Vladimir Bukovsky was a prominent figure in the dissident movement in the USSR in the 1970s. He was expelled from the Soviet Union and exchanged for imprisoned General Secretary of the Communist Party of Chile Luis Corvalan in 1976. He was living in England ever since.

Edited and translated by Stepan Kocharyan 








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