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Yesterday I received an advance copy of Vladimir #Bukovsky's "Judgment in Moscow: Soviet Crimes and Western Hypocrisy," which is to be published *for the first time* in English. @BukovskyCenter…
I've read it in French, so I already know it's "a massive and major contribution," as Conquest put it. He wrote it 22 years ago, and published it in many languages--but not English. The reasons for this amount to a squalid story about US publishing, explained in the book.
The heart of Bukovsky's argument: we're where we are now because the KGB was never subjected to Nuremberg-style trial and lustrations. "Putin and his KGB cohorts would never have climbed to power if Russian society had the courage to launch [such a process]."
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