The BBC remembers the 1974 treason charges against Alexander Solzhenitsyn.
The Soviet authorities have formally charged Russian writer Alexander Solzhenitsyn with treason one day after expelling him from the country.
The writer, 55, was deported to West Germany yesterday and stripped of his Russian citizenship.
Thirty years later, America has taken the lead in persecuting journalists and writers. What goes around, comes around, eh?