Lev Ponomarev: In Memory of Vladimir Shaklein

posted 3 Jan 2013, 12:28 by Rights in Russia   [ updated 3 Jan 2013, 12:29 ]
28 December 2012

By Lev Ponomarev 

Source: Echo of Moscow 

This morning Vladimir Andreevich Shaklein passed away at an untimely age in Ekaterinburg. He had recently celebrated his 75th birthday. It is normally public figures from Moscow that receive all the attention, but this time I would like to write a few words about a simple engineer from the Urals, who was really a living legend. And perhaps I will also help readers to better understand what is meant by the expression ‘old dissident’. [Read more]