The True Horror of Soviet INTERNAL EXILE

Herman, Victor; Dohrs, Fred E.
July 1980
National Review;7/25/1980, Vol. 32 Issue 15, p883
The article examines the practice of internal exile in the Soviet Union. The authors discusses the opinion of Americans on internal exile. Mild internal exile may sound to them. Such exile are grim and almost hopeless for political prisoners. The conditions of these prisoners are unacceptable. They had beaten up by the authorities. Survival as an exile requires ready adaptation to a new and grim situation. Many victims of oppression in the country have been able to survive, but many more have gone under.


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