Brent Antonson

Vancouver, Canada

Brent Antonson spent years living abroad including extended stints teaching English at universities in Russia, Iraq and China. He circumnavigated the Northern Hemisphere by train over five journeys.

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Imprisoned in Russia: Dostoevsky, Solzhenitsyn (& Me)

It is unlikely we ever would have known the Russian imprisonment atrocities that occurred in the gulags without their narratives. Through them, we mark the history and ongoing dangers of the Soviet authoritarian regime—today writ large by Russia’s behavior in Ukraine.

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