These notes span the time from when my grandfather was born in 1909 in a village near Tambov to when he died as a result of a botched hernia operation in a hospital in Kingisepp in 1967.
That is very depressing.. What a world we live in. Cant wait for the apocalapolis.
Your grand-parents were damn good communists, the kind all communists should aspire to be.
Thanks for this: it's a good tonic for the usual bourgeois triumphalism out there.