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Alexander Godunov

Author: Tamara Eidelman
Translation: Nora Seligman Favorov


July/Aug 2009
Russian Calendar
Page 23   ( 3 pages)


Summary: The god-like ballet dancer Alexander Godunov defected on August 23, 1979. It was a dramatic event, riveting the world for 3 days. And Godunov did not fare so well in the US after his defection.


This article appeared in the July/Aug 2009 issue of Russian Life. The text of this article is not available online. Follow the link to the full issue listing to see if the back issue is available through our webstore.