January 18, 2013

The Luzin Affair - one year after the end

In 1936, Nikolai Luzin“was tried at a special hearing of the Commission of the Academy of Sciences of the USSR, which endorsed all accusations of Luzin as an enemy under the mask of a Soviet citizen”. One year ago, the (long overdue, though) Resolution No.8 of the Presidium of the Russian Academy of Sciences (January 17, 2012, see here) overturned the 1936 decision.
On topic: 
http://youtu.be/s6XxE8EDtNk - Maria Yudina plays Musorgsky Meditation (1949)