A second examination held at the Serbsky Institute and headed by the Institute’s Director G.V. Morozov concluded that Victor GONCHAROV was fit to stand trial (CCE 56). On 3-4 October a Kirovograd Court heard the case of Victor Mikhailovich Goncharov (b. 1955), who was charged under Article 187-1 of the UkSSR Criminal Code (Article 190.1 … Continue reading The Trial of Victor Goncharov, 3-4 October 1980 (58.18)
* One of the eight who demonstrated on Red Square (25 August 1968) against the invasion of Czechoslovaka, Vadim DELAUNAY would have been 73 on 22 December this year.
"«Хроника» возникла самозарождением почти как стихи…" Интервью с Натальей Горбаневской (Париж). <<Other texts and documents>> 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 … Continue reading «”Хроника” возникла само-зарождением» (Н. Горбаневская. 2003)
<< No 35 : 31 March 1975 >> The Final Speech of Ilya Gabai at his Trial (Tashkent, 21 January 1970) Although more than five years have passed since the trial of Ilya Gabai and Mustafa Dzhemilev (CCE 12.3), Gabai’s concluding statement at his trial has only recently begun to circulate in samizdat. Without attempting … Continue reading Ilya Gabai’s “Final Words”, 21 January 1970 (35.13)
<<No 23 : 5 January 1972>>  Yu. Glazov, V. Kabachnik, V. Turkina, Yu. Shtein “A message from friends" An Open Letter on the expulsion of Alexander Galich from the USSR Union of Writers.  . . Fifteen writers, by voting for his expulsion, have covered themselves with a new shame: We shall remember the … Continue reading Samizdat update, January 1972 (23.9)
«No 35 : 31 March 1975» Biography 1958 – Anatoly Marchenko, a 20-year-old master driller, was found guilty of participating in a brawl. He was sentenced to eight years’ imprisonment. (Later the case was reviewed and the sentence was changed to two years’ imprisonment.) 1959 – Marchenko escaped from a labour camp in Karaganda [Kazakhstan]. … Continue reading The Case of Anatoly Marchenko, 31 March 1975 (35.2)
<<No 18 : 5 March 1971>>  The Ethical Goal (1970) A philosophical sketch by an anonymous author making certain recommendations to the democratic movement in the USSR. The work examines the possibility of a real implementation of the principle of Good in relations between men. In this, the author thinks, lies the only chance … Continue reading Samizdat Update, March 1971 (18.11)
<<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 . It names the documents mentioned in the charge against Pimenov, which include "2000 Words" . In connection … Continue reading Public Statements about the Trial of Pimenov, Vail and Zinovieva, December 1970 (17.5)