Arseny Roginsky

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Roginsky in April 2012

Arseny Borisovich Roginsky (Russian: Арсе́ний Бори́сович Роги́нский; 30 March 1946 – 18 December 2017) was a Soviet dissident[1] and Russian historian. He was born in Velsk.

Roginsky was one of the founders of the international historical and civil rights society Memorial.[2] He served as its head from 1998 until his death.[3][4]

From 1975 to 1981, he was an editor of samizdat collections of historical works Memory being published abroad from 1978.

Roginsky died in Tel Aviv, Israel on 18 December 2017 at the age of 71.

References[change | change source]

  1. Buckley, Neil (26 April 2011). "Stalin's horrors still throw Russia into turmoil". Financial Times.
  2. Glasser, Susan (1 June 2004). "Putin talk worries independent groups". The Washington Post. Retrieved 22 December 2011.
  3. Shevtsova, Lilia (2010). Lonely power: why Russia has failed to become the West and the West is weary of Russia. Carnegie Endowment. p. 301. ISBN 0870032984.
  4. Parfitt, Tom (31 March 2015). "Proportion of Russians who respect Stalin is growing, poll suggests". The Telegraph.