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  • FLASH: Bukovsky on Hunger Strike

    04/30/2016 9:59:35 AM PDT · by No One Special · 6 replies
    Diana West ^ | Diana West
    <p>The Russian dissident Vladimir Bukovsky has been on hunger strike at his home in Cambridge for more than a week in protest at what he calls the “Kafkaesque” British judicial system.</p> <p>Bukovsky was charged last year with child pornography offences. He strenuously denies the allegations. In August he took the unusual step of suing the Crown Prosecution Service for libel: he is seeking £100,000 in damages and claims the CPS has “falsely and maliciously” hurt his reputation.</p>
  • The Marxist-Leninist Roots of the European Union. Interview with Vladimir Bukovsky

    02/10/2013 2:41:45 PM PST · by Enza Ferreri · 5 replies
    Enza Ferreri Blog ^ | 2 February 2013 | Enza Ferreri
    Below is my translation of an interview I found very interesting with former Soviet dissident and political prisoner Vladimir Bukovsky by Alessandra Nucci, published in the December 2012 issue of the Italian periodical Radici Cristiane. What he says provides a very useful background to understand what lies behind the European Union project and its similarities with the Soviet Union, a subject on which Bukovsky has written a book. Vladimir Bukovsky, 70, is one of the most famous ex-political prisoners of the former Soviet Union. In total he spent twelve years of internment, including prisons, labour camps and psychiatric hospitals, before...