The Treatment of Activities of Russian and Non-Russian Dissidents by the Soviet Regime: A Comparative Analysis

@article{Suslensky1983TheTO,
  title={The Treatment of Activities of Russian and Non-Russian Dissidents by the Soviet Regime: A Comparative Analysis},
  author={Yakov Suslensky},
  journal={Nationalities Papers},
  year={1983},
  volume={11},
  pages={232 - 243}
}
  • Yakov Suslensky
  • Published 1 September 1983
  • Political Science
  • Nationalities Papers
Dissent in the USSR has become a phenomenon which cannot be ignored either in the West or in the USSR. The authorities in the USSR, though upset, are compelled to recognize the existence of dissidents in the country and the troubles they cause. The attempts to stifle dissent which are mainly in the form of harsh and repressive measures undertaken by the authorities generally fail to achieve the desired results. The dissidents according to circumstances prevailing change the tactics of their…