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Marek Vartanian, Armenian-Soviet psychologist. Vartanian was director of the Soviet All-Union Scientific Centre for Psychic Health. As such he has been accused by others of being an apologist for the Soviet Union's widespread abuses of psychiatry. For decades, dissidents were treated as being mentally ill and had all of their civil rights withdrawn. Photographed in Moscow in 1990.
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