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Aleksandr Podrabinek on Aleksandr Lavut (

posted 27 Jun 2013, 11:15 by Rights in Russia   [ updated 27 Jun 2013, 11:18 ]
26 June 2013 

By Aleksandr Podrabinek 


The democratic movement in the Soviet Union was never uniform and homogeneous. It was a very mixed group of people – workers and professors, religious people and atheists, internationalists and patriots, pro- and anti-westerners. However, they were all united not so much by their dislike of totalitarianism as by the recognition of the high moral value of human dignity. This was the starting point and the rest didn’t matter that much. [Read more]