Author Archives: Golfo Alexopoulos

Russian Citizenship: The Police View Prevailed

I’m going to use this opportunity to speak to the Soviet side of Eric’s wonderful book, and to the way his research helps us to better understand the Soviet Union.  Yesterday, in Eric’s comment on Alison’s thought-provoking essay, he said … Continue reading

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Death and Redemption – Three Questions

I apologize for my late entry, but as many of you know, I have been in Russia.  There’s a lot to say about Death and Redemption because it’s so rich and insightful.  Steve is right that book reviews are not exactly … Continue reading

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Gulag Boss and Room 101

Thanks, Steve, for pulling this conversation together. And thanks, Deborah, for bringing Mochulsky’s memoir to a broad audience.  There’s just nothing like it out there. As I was reading Mochulsky’s fascinating and gripping memoir, I kept returning to a line … Continue reading

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