ISSUE: VOLUME 46.02 SUMMER 2017
100 years on

What difference Russia's revolution makes to our freedom today

Through a range of in-depth reporting, interviews and illustrations, the summer 2017 issue of Index on Censorship magazine explores how the consequences of the 1917 Russian Revolution still affect freedoms today, in Russia and around the world. Andrei Arkhangelsky argues that the Soviet impulse to censor never left Russia, North Korea art expert BG Muhn shows how the nation's art was initially, at least, affected by the USSR, and Nina Khrushcheva, a great-granddaughter of Nikita Khrushchev, reflects on the Soviet echoes in Trump’s use of the phrase “enemies of the people”.

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CONTRIBUTORS

Jonathan Tel
Short story writer
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Nina Khrushcheva
Writer and academic
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Rafael Marques de Morais
Journalist
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Editorial

Laughter tracked

Spain and Germany are just two countries where making a joke can land you in serious trouble. When cartoonists, puppeteers and satirists are being arrested, and novelists told their plots must only support the government line, you know your nation is in deep trouble.

June 2017

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