The Diary of a Russian Censor

Aleksandr Nikitenko by Helen Saltz Jacobson

Publisher: University of Massachusetts Press

Written in English
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  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • General,
  • Diaries,
  • Nikitenko, Aleksandr Vasilevich
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Number of Pages424
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ISBN 100870231529
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diary explains accounts of just what went on as regards to the Russian nation as reflexed by descriptions of the paradoxical century before the Twentieth.5/5(1). In an almost daily record kept over a span of fifty-one years, Aleksandr Vasilievich Nikitenko, who served for over forty years in various offices of the Censorship Department and Ministry of Education of tsarist Russia, has left to literary scholars, historians, political scientists and sociologists a wealth of material on the literary, historical and social life of the Russian people during the period to Try the new Google Books.

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0 Reviews. Genre/Form: Diaries: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Nikitenko, A. (Aleksandr), or Diary of a Russian censor.

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His struggle against bureaucracy and tyranny is covered. This was a time of student riots and rebellions. Aleksandr Nikitenko was a very interesting man who wrote extremely well. Highly 5/5. ’ This is the Ukrainian, Aleksandr Nikitenko, writing in his diary, exactly years ago today, about being offered a top posting as a central committee censor - all the more remarkable an achievement since he had been born into serfdom.

The diary was published in English, some years after his death, as The Diary of a Russian Censor. Buy The Diary of a Russian Censor by Aleksandr Nikitenko, Helen Saltz Jacobson from Waterstones today.

Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £ The famous diary of Nikitenko was published in and was translated into a few foreign languages in the course of the 20th century.

The special edition also contained his memoir «Моя повесть о самом себе (The tale about myself). There were many subsequent editions, but none during the Soviet period. In his book Ruling Russia, Zimmerman, Struggles with this question.

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Eventually, however, a microfilm was smuggled out of the Soviet Union, and, inthe text was finally published, in Switzerland, in the original Russian. InI. A Russian Diary by Anna Politkovskaya, translated by Arch Tait pp, Harvill Secker, £ Not long before she was gunned down on the steps of.

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Scott Simon wrote the foreword and Arch Tait translated the writing into English. Midway through “A Russian Diary,” Politkovskaya describes a scene caught on videotape, a surrender of Chechen fighters that ended in a “mountain of corpses” by a railway track.

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Anti-censorship campaigners fight parent in Michigan over allegedly graphic passages in Diary of Young Girl Alison Flood Tue 7 May EDT First published on. As Anne’s diary garnered more and more readers and international fame, it became the target of deniers who argued it was a fraud or forgery.

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At the outset the narrator records his. Censorship stiffles the freedom of expression in Canada. Censorship eliminates individual freedoms. This Censor Board over the past 9 decades has prohibited the importation of movies such as, "Lady Chatterley's Lover", books such as Trotsky's "Chapters from my diary" and the movie "The Last Tango in.

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A Russian Diary is the book that Anna Politkovskaya had recently completed when she was murdered in a contract killing in Moscow. Covering the period from the Russian parliamentary elections of December to the tragic aftermath of the Beslan school siege in lateA Russian Diary is an unflinching record of the plight of millions of.

Recently unearthed in the archives of Stalin’s secret police, the NKVD, Nina Lugovskaya’s diary offers rare insight into the life of a teenage girl in Stalin’s Russia--when fear of arrest was a fact of daily life.

Like Anne Frank, thirteen-year-old Nina is conscious of the extraordinary dangers around her and her family, yet she is preoccupied by ordinary teenage concerns: boys, parties /5(5).

Forbidden Books and Newspapers. Specific period: 19th and 20th century A brief summary of the history of censorship in Russia in 19th and 20th century.

Censorship reforms began in Russia in a single decade of tolerance () during the reign of Tsar Alexander II, when transition was made from legislation on pre-censorship to the punitive system based on legal responsibility.

Four Russian literary figures share their experience as creative intellectuals in modern Russia and provide their perspective on the Russian government’s use of media, literature, and other.

Soviet censorship of literature. Works of print such as the press, advertisements, product labels, and books were censored by Glavlit, an agency established on June 6,to safeguard top secret information from foreign untilthe promulgation of socialist realism was the target of Glavlit in bowdlerizing works of print, while anti-Westernization and nationalism were.

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The word “censorship” can be interpreted in different ways. It is often used to refer to any suppression of the freedom of speech, but, in legal terms, this is not the case. Formally, censorship in mass-media outlets is when authorities of some kind request or require publications to get their prior approval to release certain content.

An outright ban, of course, also qualifies as censorship. Russia's new censorship laws spell the end of what’s left of media freedom.

By. Leonid Bershidsky, MaAM EDT No disrespect.However many copies of the net's core address book do already exist inside Russia suggesting its net systems could keep working even if punitive action was taken to cut it off.