The “No Direction to Solzhenitsyn” sign is removed from the Cavendish General Store.
1990, May 27 - July 20
Trip around Russia
1990, July 21
Arrival in Moscow; speech at the Yaroslavl station.
1990, September 20
Presentation at the University of Rostov.
1990, November 16
Meeting with the President of Russia, Boris Yeltsin.
Begins conducting a series of programs on Public Russian television.
1990, Throughout the year
Writes the stories, "Ego" and "Apricot Jam."
Rebuilding Russia: Reflections and Tentative Proposals and The Russian Question at the End of the Twentieth Century (including “Address to the International Academy of Philosophy”) published. Awarded Brancato Literary Prize.
Publishes the story "At the Turns". Solzhenitsyn gives collection of memoirs of the Russian emigration to the Russian Abroad Library-Foundation. Writes "The Current State of Russia."
Writes new "Miniatures,” or prose poems.
Suffers a heart attack.
Elected member of the Russian Academy of Sciences.
Writes "The Hypocrisy at the End of the Twentieth Century."
1997, October 21
Russian Community Public Foundation announces the establishment of the Alexander Solzhenitsyn Literary Award.
Novy Mir publishes "Literary Collection" series of essays.
1998, May 7
The first presentation of the Alexander Solzhenitsyn Literary Award.
The publishing house "Russkiy put’" publishes his book, Russia in Collapse.
In connection with the 80th anniversary of the Russian Orthodox Church, awarded the Order of St. Prince Daniel of Moscow, and the highest state award - the Order of St. Andrew.
1998, December 11
In the Taganka theater on his birthday for the play, “Camps”; Solzhenitsyn accepts Church order and refuses to accept State Order in view of the poverty and misery that has befallen the country.
1998, Throughout the year
Writes story "Zhelyabugskie Settlement" and the novel Adliga Shvenkitten.
Novy Mir publishes "Sketches of Exile" ("The Little Seed Managed to Fall Between Two Millstones”). Publishes "200 Years Together", about the difficult topic of Russian-Jewish interaction in the 18th-20th centuries.
1999, June 2
Having been awarded the Grand Gold Medal of the MV University in 1998, the highest award of the RAS; he gives a response speech on "Science in the Pirate State."
2000, December 13
At the residence of the French ambassador, he is awarded the Grand Prize of the French Academy of Moral and Political Sciences. Solzhenitsyn gave a response speech titled "Rebirth of Humanism."
The book Two Hundred Years Together (v. 1) is published.
2002, December 24
Suffers a severe hypertensive crisis.
Receives treatment from the effects of hypertensive crisis.
Gives periodic interviews in the press, continues to write and publish short works. Makes edits to his works, creating definitive editions.
2004, 16 November
At Trinity Lykov, he is awarded the Order of St. Sava first degree – the highest award of the Serbian Orthodox Church.
2006, January and February
Presentation of the G. Panfilov series based on the novel The First Circle on the channel "Russia".
2006, November 16
Publication of Volume 1, 7 and 8 of the Collected Works in thirty volumes.
Undergoes surgery on his carotid artery.
2007, June 12
Ceremony in the Kremlin presenting state awards of the Russian Federation "for outstanding achievements in the field of humanitarian action."
2008, August 3
Dies at his home from a heart attack