1964: Khruschevs liberal Thaw within the USSR came abruptly to a halt- and the hardliners took over. Katya Turenko and Olga Zamyetin, along with tens of thousands of other dissidents, were rounded up by the new Hardline regimes KGB. And they were sentenced to 10 years in the Gulag- the prison camps. 1973: Katya won the Nobel Prize for Literature with her novel The Betrayal. 1989: Inside Katyas isolated mansion in The English Peak District - before the Fall of the Berlin Wall and in 1990- after the fall, we follow their journeys. Why is her mansion surrounded by barbed wire fences and security lights?
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