In Soviet Relapse, Critics Sent to Psychiatric Hospitals

A woman adjusting her hat as she walks with other people on Red Square on Tuesday. The view of the square is through Voskresensky (Resurrection) Gate. Editor’s note: This is the first article in a series on punitive psychiatry. In the Soviet Union, dissidents were labeled schizophrenics, thrown into psychiatric hospitals and drugged just for questioning the government. It wasn’t until the Soviet demise […]