Biographies: Lutsik and Budulak-Sharygin, December 1978 (51.22)

<<No 51 : 1 December 1978>> M. P. LUTSIK Mikhail Petrovich LUTSIK (CCE 39) was born in 1921 in the village of Volosyanka (Skole district, Lvov Region [Ukraine]). His father Pyotr Lutsik graduated from the Historical-Geographic Faculty of Lvov [Lemberg] University, knew eight languages, and wrote poetry and essays on historical subjects. In 1939 he … Continue reading Biographies: Lutsik and Budulak-Sharygin, December 1978 (51.22)

The Persecution of Believers, Dec. 1978 (51.15)

<<No 51 : 1 December 1978>> Orthodox Christians; Pentecostals; Baptists; Jehovah's Witnesses; Adventists * ORTHODOX CHRISTIANS On 2 July the Deputy Head of the Smolensk KGB ‘chatted’ for an hour and a half with T.N. Shchipkova (CCE 49) about the journal Community [Obshchina] (CCE 49 and “Samizdat Update” in this issue, CCE 51.21), Shchipkova refused … Continue reading The Persecution of Believers, Dec. 1978 (51.15)

Material from The Soviet Press, November 1973 (30.17)

<<No 30 : 31 December 1973>> Early in November 1973, the newspaper Literaturnaya Ukraina published a statement by the critic Ivan Dzyuba. An editorial introduction reports that the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the Ukrainian SSR, taking into account Dzyuba’s sincere acknowledgement of guilt, has granted him a pardon. (Dzyuba was tried in March … Continue reading Material from The Soviet Press, November 1973 (30.17)