To Build a Castle, Bukvosky's bestselling 1978 prison memoir, is now available for Kindle.
February 12, 2018: Bukovksy's trial on child pornography charges was stayed in Cambridge Crown Court.
Judge Hawkesworth told press: “I’m quite satisfied that due to the continued deterioration in his health… when it came to the moment whether Mr Bukovsky should or could give evidence we would be faced with a wholly impossible situation. It wouldn’t be fair to try the man in those circumstances."
The New York Times: Foes of Russia Say Child Pornography is Planted to Ruin Them
National Review - Did Britain fall into Putin's trap in prosecuting Bukovsky?
The Weekly Standard - Crown Prosecution Service's case against Bukovsky seems oddly lacking in skepticism.
The American Spectator - Is Bukovsky's case really against the Kremlin?
Russian dissidents called mentally ill - 2007. The practice Bukovsky exposed has been revived.
Bukovsky on Brexit - 2016. Translation of an essay written after the UK's EU referendum for the Ukrainian publication Gordon.
Putin's system will collapse - 2014. Conversation with another former dissident and prisoner, Andrei Sannikov, about unrest in the former Soviet Union.
The Marxist-Leninist Roots of the European Union - 2013. Interview in Analysis & Review.
A Chronicle of Current Events
The influential 1968-1982 Moscow samizdat journal of dissent, which has been translated to English and put online.
Complete archive of the Chronicle's Bukovsky entries
The New York Times
Complete archive - More than 200 articles that mention Bukovsky, beginning in 1967.
Selected New York Times articles:
- Soviet Trying 3 in Literary Case
- Soviet Sentences Writer to 3 Years
- 12 in Soviet Tell Reds' Party Kremlin is 'Trampling on Man'
- British Psychiatrists Protest
- Kremlin Psychiatry
- Soviet Dissident Convicted; Gets 7 Years and 5 in Exile
- A U.S. TV Interview Used in Soviet Trial
- Our Society Is Still Sick
- Russians Tell How to Foil Psychiatrists
- Soviet to Free Leading Dissident in Trade for Leading Communist
- Bukovsky Tells of Harsh Soviet Prison Conditions
- Carter and Mondale See Bukovsky, a Soviet Dissident
- Bukovsky Sees Gain in Carter Meeting
- Gen. Svetlichny: 'We Will Let Him Rot in the Insane Asylum!'
- Is 'Glasnost' a Game of Mirrors?
- Emigres' Letter Printed in Soviet, Draws Harsh Reply from Pravda
The Times (London)
First public reports of psychiatric dossiers on six dissidents which Bukovsky smuggled to the West.
The New York Review of Books - 1970. "A Letter From Vladimir Bukovsky." Translation of an open letter in which Bukovsky recounts the repercussions in the USSR of the Post's previous article on him.
Chicago Tribune - 1972. "Soviet Union vs. Bukovsky -- The Trial of a Dissident." His trial in Moscow for passing documents from psychiatric prisons to foreign correspondents.
The Economist - 1989. "Better Red than Dead?" Bukovsky's persistent claim that the worldwide disarmament movement of the 80's was funded and orchestrated from the Soviet bloc.
Institute of Modern Russia - 2012. "A Life of Integrity," interview with Bukovsky for his 70th birthday.
Wikipedia - A 16-page, 6,000-word entry with a bibliography of Russian works and 150 footnote references.
Supporters of Vladimir Bukovsky - Links to relevant Russian-language articles.
They Chose Freedom - 2005. A four part documentary on the Soviet dissident movement.
Russian/Chechnya - Voices of Dissent - 2006. Bukovsky explains how the Chechen invasion is the continuation of old policies that go back hundreds of years, using staged bombings to justify war.
Parallels, Events, People - 2014. A documentary on the dissident movement and its parallels to the 2011-13 protests in Russia.
The Soviet Story - 2008. A documentary sponsored by the European Parliament's UEN group that looks at collaboration between Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union prior to World War II, and contrasts the difference between modern Germany and Russia's view of their own pasts - one shameful, one glorious.