Is Russia part of Europe? Russians answer this question in different ways. For many of them, Russia is not Europe but Eurasia, which is an alternate unit of civilization. I do not share this opinion, writes Adam Michnik here.
Editor-in-chief of Gazeta Wyborcza, where he sometimes writes under the pen names Andrzej Zagozda or Andrzej Jagodziński. In 1966–1989, one of the leading organizers of the illegal, democratic opposition in Poland. He is the recipient of many awards, including a Knight of the Legion of Honour.