As it became known, in St. Petersburg died journalist and translator Arkady Polishchuk. He was 85 years old.
Arkady Abramovich Polishchuk was born in Moscow in 1935, he graduated from the philosophical faculty of Moscow state University, was a correspondent for regional and Metropolitan Newspapers, were published in “Pravda”, “Izvestia”, “Foreign literature”, “Youth”. For 20 years, was a staffer of the magazine “Asia and Africa today”, joined the human rights movement, spoke in defense of Christians-evangelicals, Pentecostals, and Baptists.
In 1977 emigrated to the USA, wrote for Western Newspapers and journals, lectured in many countries, participated in the elaboration of draft resolution of the U.S. Congress in defense of the persecuted believers in the USSR.
Since 1984, Arkady Polishchuk for 20 years he worked in the newsroom of the Russian service of Radio Liberty. In recent years he has written two books of memoirs – “Dancing on thin ice” and “Burying comrade Stalin.” Both books came out in English.