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Train wreck at Montparnasse (October 22, 1895) by Studio Lévy and Sons.
Train wreck at Montparnasse (October 22, 1895) by Studio Lévy and Sons.

Victor Andreevich Kravchenko, 11 October 1905 Yekaterinoslav25 February 1966) was a Soviet defector who wrote up his experiences of life in the Soviet Union and as a Soviet official, especially in his book I Chose Freedom (1946).

I Chose Freedom

Victor Kravchenko remains widely known for his memoir I Chose Freedom containing extensive revelations on collectivization, Soviet prison camps and the use of slave labor came at a time of growing tension between the Soviet Union and the West. Its publication was met with vocal attacks by the Soviet Union and by international stalinst Communist parties.

I Chose Justice

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