«Хроника» возникла самозарождением

"Почти как стихи…" Интервью с Натальей Горбаневской (Париж, 2003). Наталья Евгеньевна ГОРБАНЕВСКАЯ (1936–2013)  — поэт, переводчик, журналист. Основатель и первый издатель самиздатского бюллетеня «Хроника текущих событий». Участница «демонстрации семерых» на Красной площади 25 августа 1968. Член Инициативной группы по защите прав человека в СССР. Наталья Евгеньевна, расскажите, как вы оказались в кругу диссидентов? Слово «диссиденты», … Continue reading «Хроника» возникла самозарождением

Public Statements about the Trial of Pimenov, Vail and Zinovieva, December 1970 (17.5)

<<No 17 : 31 December 1970>> As soon as it became known that the pre-trial investigation into the case of Pimenov et al. had been concluded (CCE 16.2), Yevgeny Smirnov's pamphlet "Bravo, Comrade Tolstikov!" appeared in samizdat [1]. It names the documents mentioned in the charge against Pimenov, which include "2000 words" [2]. In connection … Continue reading Public Statements about the Trial of Pimenov, Vail and Zinovieva, December 1970 (17.5)

The arrest of Natalya Gorbanevskaya, 24 December 1969 (11.9)

«No 11 : 31 December 1969» On 24 December 1969, Natalya Gorbanevskaya was arrested. Natalya Gorbanevskaya was born in 1936, and graduated from the philological faculty of Leningrad State University in 1963. A talented poet, she took part in the 25 August 1968 demonstration on Red Square [CCE 3.3] against the sending of troops to … Continue reading The arrest of Natalya Gorbanevskaya, 24 December 1969 (11.9)

Two trials about compulsory medical treatment, July-August 1969 (9.3)

«No 9 : 31 August 1969» On 16 July 1969, the Moscow Region Court, under the chairmanship of Judge Makarova, examined the case of Victor Kuznetsov at a closed hearing. Kuznetsov's activities had been classified by the investigators under Article 70 of the Russian Criminal Code. The substance of his activities was as follows: spreading … Continue reading Two trials about compulsory medical treatment, July-August 1969 (9.3)

First anniversary of the invasion of Czechoslovakia, August 1969 (9.1)

«No 9 : 31 August 1969» [1] On 20 August 1969 a group of Soviet citizens issued the following declaration: "On 21 August last year a tragic event took place: Czechoslovakia, a friendly country, was invaded by Warsaw Pact Troops. “The aim of this action was to put a stop to the process of democratisation … Continue reading First anniversary of the invasion of Czechoslovakia, August 1969 (9.1)

The fate of dissenters declared mentally ill, July 1969 (8.7)

«Issue 8 : 30 June 1969» In the course of July three court hearings [CCE 9.3] are expected which will involve the ordering of compulsory measures of a medical nature. A panel of forensic psychiatry experts from the Serbsky Institute in Moscow has pronounced Victor Kuznetsov, whose arrest the Chronicle [CCE 7.3] has already reported, … Continue reading The fate of dissenters declared mentally ill, July 1969 (8.7)