Photo Gallery: The Author Who Came in From the Cold 07/23/2007
  The Nobel Prize-winning writer Alexander Solzhenitsyn was one of the most...
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The Nobel Prize-winning writer Alexander Solzhenitsyn was one of the most prominent dissidents in the Soviet Union. However he has been rehabilitated since the end of the Cold War. Here he is visited at home on June 12, 2007 by Russian President Vladimir Putin, who awarded the author the State Prize for his humanitarian work.