Photo Gallery: Russia's Literary Dissident
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Photo Gallery: Russia's Literary Dissident

Russian Novelist Erofeyev Stalin Is 'Embedded In Our Genes'

Victor Erofeyev is one of Russia's most prominent dissident novelists, with his subversive work dating well back into the Soviet era. He told SPIEGEL that as Russia drifts away from democracy, the worst thing the West can do is isolate it.
Translated from the German by Paul Cohen