100 Thousand Rubles for Orwell

Two activists from Ivanovo, lawyer Anastasia Rudenko and businessman Dmitry Silin spent 100 thousand rubles of their own money buying more than 600 copies of Orwell’s dystopian novels “1984” and “Animal Farm” and distributing them for free among their fellow citizens of the town. A court case was initiated against Silin for “discrediting the Russian army” after this action.

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