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  • The Soviet Defector
    The Guardian: I was a Soviet defector. Chess was my door to freedom by Lev Alburt: Finally, I decided to defect in June 1979. But on an Aeroflot flight from Moscow to Frankfurt, I began to waver. I was already missing my family, my friends. Perhaps I would, after all, come back – one more … Continue reading “The Soviet Defector”


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