Russian media: Nobel laureate Alexander Solzhenitsyn dies at 89

August 4, 2008 00:39

Russian news agencies said author Alexander Solzhenitsyn, the Nobel prize-winning chronicler of the horrors of the Soviet gulag system, has died. The ITAR-Tass news agency cited his son Stepan as saying he died late Sunday of heart failure. He was 89.

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