Jens Siegert on the death of Yury Schmidt

posted 21 Jan 2013, 02:57 by Rights in Russia   [ updated 21 Jan 2013, 02:59 ]
12 January 2013

By Jens Siegert 

Source: Russland-Blog 

On 12 January 2013, following a long illness, Yury Schmidt passed away in his native St. Petersburg. In actual fact, the name of Yury Schmidt’s native city wasn’t St. Petersburg. It was Leningrad. For it was in Leningrad that he was born in 1937, in – of all times – the year of the Great Terror. [Read more]