Lynda Thyer released on bail

At last an item of good news which I, and I guess many others, missed. At the end of January Lynda Thyer was released from the Fleury-Mérogis prison on the outskirts of Paris. In my last blog post I wrote of the way she, and David Noakes, had been mistreated, unaware then that she had... Continue Reading →

The UK is now a Stalinist state

One of my areas of interest is Russian literature of the early twentieth century and its demise following the Russian revolution of 1917. Most of the great literature was written before the revolution or afterwards in emigration by people like Georgy Ivanov (1894-1958). Ivanov was critical, possibly unfairly, of those who stayed behind, and there... Continue Reading →

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