Legendary Soviet dissident Vladimir Bukovsky died today at a hospital in London, as the age of 76.
It was one of the great honors of my life that I got to interview Mr. Bukovsky, on the occasion of the re-release in English of “Judgement in Moscow: Soviet Crimes and Western Complicity,” and wrote one article and one Q&A for The Epoch Times. [Linked]
“It was de rigueur in those times to write only enthusiastic babble about the USSR, to the extent that it was surprising that the paper on which it was written did not go up in smoke from shame.”
My old friend Peter Chowka wrote this short but moving tribute to Mr. Bukovsky today.
May God rest his great soul. And may the West, now being engulfed by the very parasite he gave his life to defeat, read all his great works, and heed his warnings.
Including this one, about the totalitarian nature of the European Union: