On 25 August, on the 54th anniversary of the Moscow action against the entry of Soviet troops into Czechoslovakia, International Memorial* announced a series of lectures about dissidents. The speaker is Alexander Daniel, a prominent researcher of the history of the dissident movement in the USSR.
The series of lectures «Dissidents of Central and Eastern Europe» are aimed to present those pages of the dissident movement that are little known in Russia. The key issue will be struggle for human rights and against the socialist regime in the countries of the so called Eastern Bloc.
* On 28 February, International Memorial was liquidated in Russia by court order.