IN THE REVIEW

Escapes From Freedom

From Under the Rubble

by Alexander Solzhenitsyn and Mikhail Agursky and A.B. and Evgeny Barabanov and Vadim Borisov and F. Korsakov and Igor Shafarevich, translated by A. M. Brock and Milada Haigh and Marita Sapiets and Hilary Sternberg and Harry Willetts, under the direction
Unlike the West, where people openly discuss problems in their search for solutions, Soviet Russia merely boasts of its achievements and triumphs. Symptoms of economic, social, and moral decline and obvious stagnation are ignored officially, because they cannot be explained away. Everyone must pretend that everything is in good order …