EXILES: Vladimir's Voice

Gaunt and hollow-cheeked, he wore a gray-flecked crew cut that was clearly the work of a prison barber, and his be wilderment was plain. "You see," explained exiled Soviet Dissident Vladimir Bukovsky, "sometimes I still don 't know whether I'm free or still in prison. I've talked about nothing else but my life in prison since I arrived here. " The first political prisoner ever traded by the Soviets, Bukovsky, 33, had just been swapped for Chilean Communist Luis Corvalán (TIME, Dec. 27). A native of a small town in eastern Russia, Bukovsky was serving a seven-year sentence for "anti-Soviet...

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