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Disenchantment and Dissent

Soviet dissidents, Brezhnev era, Andrei Sinyavsky, Yulii Daniel trial
Sinyavksy and Daniel on trial

EXTRACT FOR SUBSCRIBERS ONLY. Orlando Figes, Revolutionary Russia, 1891-1991 (Pelican, 2014), pp. 378-30.

...The Beatles were illegal in the Soviet Union but their music recorded from Western radio stations and passed around on tapes - was listened to by millions of kids who despised the authorities for trying to ban it. [FULL TEXT 539 WORDS]

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