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The afterlife of Nikolai Klyuev

Filed under: Stalinist repression — Wilson Bell at 2:11 pm on Wednesday, April 1, 2020  Tagged , ,

As I delve a bit deeper into the life of Nikolai Klyuev (Kliuev), I’ve become fascinated by his afterlife, the way his life and death became used, politically. Yesterday, I came across a newspaper (Za rodinu) in the on-line St. Petersburg archives from Pskov in 1943 (Nazi occupied territory), that discusses Kliuev as a new […]