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Dimitry Vladimirovich Pospielovsky
Dimitry Vladimirovich Pospielovsky was born, 1935, Rovno, Russia, a city in that part of eastern Europe that has changed its nationality four times during the 20th century.

He was 14 years old when he, his mother, and two sisters immigrated to Canada from Europe to escape Russian Communism, first settling, Kirkland Lake, northern Ontario, then, Montreal, where Dimitry completed his high school education.
Dimitry Vladimirovich Pospielovsky was born, 1935, Rovno, Russia, a city in that part of eastern Europe that has changed its nationality four times during the 20th century.

He was 14 years old when he, his mother, and two sisters immigrated to Canada from Europe to escape Russian Communism, first settling, Kirkland Lake, northern Ontario, then, Montreal, where Dimitry completed his high school education.

An activist during his student days, Dimitry joined a Russian anti-communist organization, the Labour Alliance of Russian Solidarists, and upon graduating from Sir George Williams College ,Montreal, 1957, he moved to West Germany where that organization's headquarters was located.

There he worked for a "Free Russia" short-wave Radio station and distributed anti-communist literature*
After two years, Dimitry enrolled, University of London, U.K., graduating, M.A., 1961. Upon graduating, London School of Economics and obtaining a M.Phil.,
1967, Dimitry, over the next five years, worked as a Programmer/Broadcaster for the BBC and as a Research Associate Writer, Hoover Institution, Stanford University, before he accepted a teaching position, University of Western Ontario, 1972.

He retired from University of Western Ontario, 1997, after teaching there for 25 years as Professor, Russian and Modern European History.

Professor Pospielovsky has taught variously at Harvard University's Russian Research Centre; London School of Economics; School of Slavic Studies, University of London; Oaklahoma, Carleton, and Wilfred Laurier universities; and Moscow and St. Petersburg Theological Seminaries.

A recognized world authority specializing in the history of Soviet atheism, the Russian Orthodox Church of the 20th century, and the Russian Church under the Soviets, Dimitry Pospielovsky currently spends much of his time in Russia researching and investigating the new emerging states of Eurasia.
In this view, Professor Pospielovsky takes time out during his 1997 retirement party at the University of Western Ontario.
 
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