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Soviet Dissent, by Ludmilla Alexeyeva; Soviet Psychiatric Abuse, by Sidney Bloch and Peter Reddaway

- Abstract

In the opinion of many Western observers, the decline of the Soviet dissident movement coincided with (and was largely caused by) the collapse of detente, an event usually dated from the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan and the ensuing sanctions imposed by



About the Author

Arch Puddington is director of research at Freedom House and the author, most recently, of Lane Kirkland: Champion of American Labor.