Died a famous writer Vladimir Voynovich

Today, July 28, at about 1.00 Moscow time, gone from the life of famous novelist, poet and playwright Vladimir Voinovich. This was announced by former dissident Viktor Davydov, with reference to close friends and relatives.

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According to preliminary information, the cause of death was a heart attack. Voinovich did not hesitate to criticize the Russian government and since the early 2000s, expressed their dissatisfaction with the ruling elite. He urged the countrymen to help the people who have suffered for their beliefs. In 2015, the writer wrote an open letter to Vladimir Putinin which demanded to immediately release the Ukrainian pilots Hope Savchenko. At the time she was in a Russian prison.

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Vladimir Voinovich was born September 26, 1932 in Stalinabad (now Dushanbe, Tajikistan). The writer has built a successful career in the Soviet era, but after the publication of the novel «Life and extraordinary adventures of private Ivan Chonkin» outside the Soviet Union, he was expelled from the writers ‘ Union. The situation rapidly deteriorated and a few years later, Voinovich was expelled from the country, depriving the citizenship.

While in exile, the writer published a famous work «Moscow-2042«. A satirical dystopian novel tells the story of the writer-dissident Vitaly Kartsev, an image of which was deducted from the Voinovich.

Died a famous writer Vladimir Voynovich

In 1990, playwright rehabilitated, returning to his citizenship of the USSR. He regularly criticized the Russian leadership and was not afraid to show his position. In the letter 2015, Voinovich said that President Vladimir Putin «goes the roof» and he must be held accountable for their crimes.