“I don’t know if you’re alive or dead”- A poem by Anna Achmatova

Context: Anna Achmatova (1889-1966) is one of the most famous Russian poets of all time. Her poetry was heavily censored during the Communist era and many of her closets family members were harassed and killed during the repression and Stalin's terror. She is notable for choosing not to emigrate, and remaining in Russia, acting as witness …

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