Moscow’s Unofficial Scientific Seminar, July 1974 (32.12)

«No 32 : 17 July 1974» A group of Jewish scientists who wish to emigrate to Israel and have for long been deprived of work and scholarly contacts with their colleagues in the USSR, have invited the international scientific community to attend an international seminar in Moscow devoted to the application of physics and mathematics … Continue reading Moscow’s Unofficial Scientific Seminar, July 1974 (32.12)

Women Activists and Prisoners

in A Chronicle of Current Events (1968-1983) Looking at an earlier version of this website, the late Marjorie FARQUHARSON commented, "I don't see many women here, John." I looked and they were there, but not perhaps as visible as they could be. One response was a simple change to the "Guided Search" (Tags) in the … Continue reading Women Activists and Prisoners

Persecution of Believers, March 1978 (CCE 48.16), pt 1

Persecution of Believers (CCE 48.16), pt 2 [1] CATHOLICS IN MOLDAVIA; [2] ADVENTISTS Catholics in Moldavia There are 15,000 Catholics in Moldavia. They are Germans, Poles and Ukrainians. Communities of Catholics exist in Beltsy, Bendery, Tiraspol, Rashkovo, Grigorovka, Andriyashevka and other towns and villages. In the only Catholic chapel open in Moldavia the priest, Vladislav … Continue reading Persecution of Believers, March 1978 (CCE 48.16), pt 1

Persecution of Participants in a Religious Seminar, December 1976 (43.11)

<<No 43 : 31 December 1976>> Chronicle 41.2 ("Religion in the USSR”) reported on the persecution of Alexander Ogorodnikov and his friends. Ogorodnikov organized a seminar on religion and philosophy for Orthodox young people. He is 26 years old; a few years ago he was expelled from his third year at the All-Union State Institute … Continue reading Persecution of Participants in a Religious Seminar, December 1976 (43.11)

Repressive measures in response to protests about the Galanskov-Ginzburg trial, April 1968 (1.3)

<< No 1 : 30 April 1968 >> The unprecedented extent of the movement of protest about the trial of Galanskov, Ginzburg, Dobrovolsky and Lashkova provoked a series of repressive measures. 1 At the beginning of February 1968 Mrs L.I. Ginzburg, Irina Zholkovskaya ([respectively, mother and fiancee of Alexander Ginzburg) and Olga Timofeyeva (Galanskov's wife) … Continue reading Repressive measures in response to protests about the Galanskov-Ginzburg trial, April 1968 (1.3)