Georgi Nikolaevich Vladimov ( Russian: Гео́ргий Никола́евич Влади́мов), real family name Volosevich ( Russian: Волосевич) (February 19, 1931 Kharkiv, Ukraine – October 19, 2003 Frankfurt, Germany) was a Russian dissident writer.
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In 1977 he became the leader of the
Moscow section of Amnesty International, forbidden in the USSR. In 1983, he emigrated to West Germany.
Vladimov's most famous novel is
Faithful Ruslan, the tale of a guard dog in a Soviet Gulag, told from the dog's perspective. It circulated in the Soviet Union as a samizdat publication, before being published in West Germany in 1975.
The General and His Army, on General Chibisov (Kobrissov) and General Vlasov, was awarded the Russian Booker Prize in 1995 and the Sakharov Prize in 2000.
The Great Ore ( Большая руда, 1961)
Three Minutes of Silence ( Три минуты молчания, 1969)
( Faithful Ruslan Верный Руслан, 1975)
The Sixth Soldier, 1981 "Pay No Attention, Maestro," 1983
The General and His Army ( Генерал и его армия, 1994)
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