Samizdat, a key form of dissident activity across the Soviet bloc

“I myself create it, edit it, censor it, publish it, distribute it, and get imprisoned for it.” Vladimir Bukowski

Samizdats” were objects to have and to hold and to hide.

Samizdats” were small acts of resistance that challenged the Soviet regime.

Samizdats” were works of art that circulated secretly and inspired thousands.

Samizdats” were dangerous: produced, distributed and consumed at great personal risk.


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