"Russian author (Georgi Vins) of 23rd Psalm" dies in exile.Russian Baptist pastor Georgi Vins, who made headlines around the world in April 1979 when he was taken from prison and expelled from the Soviet Union, died in exile in the United States United States, officially United States of America, republic (2005 est. pop. 295,734,000), 3,539,227 sq mi (9,166,598 sq km), North America. The United States is the world's third largest country in population and the fourth largest country in area. on January 11 at the age of 69. His funeral was held January 17 in his adopted home of Elkhart, Indiana, where his Russian Gospel Ministries is based. He had been suffering from a brain tumour Noun 1. brain tumour - a tumor in the brain
neoplasm, tumor, tumour - an abnormal new mass of tissue that serves no purpose
glioblastoma, spongioblastoma - a fast-growing malignant brain tumor composed of spongioblasts; nearly always .
Vins was first arrested by the Soviet government in 1966 when he was serving as secretary general of the newly formed Council of Churches, many of whose pastors and evangelists were to suffer persecution. He was sentenced to three years imprisonment Imprisonment
See also Isolation.
former federal maximum security penitentiary, near San Francisco; “escapeproof.” [Am. Hist.: Flexner, 218]
German prison ship in World War II. [Br. Hist. . After his release, he resumed his pastoral work but was forced to go underground to avoid arrest. He was arrested again in 1974 and sentenced to five years in a labour camp, followed by five years of internal exile. Protests poured in from around the world, leading to his dramatic expulsion from his homeland after he had completed his time in the labour camp.
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"Don't know the trade." A Street expression used whenever one party lacks knowledge of a trade or receives conflicting instructions from the other party. any King David. You're the one who wrote this. You're the author.' And so, part of Georgi Vin's second prison sentence was for being the author of Psalm 23." (ENI)