Valentyn Moroz Continues his Hunger Strike, December 1974 (33.9)

Valentyn Moroz is continuing the hunger strike he began on 1 July (CCE 32.12). Valentin Yakovlevich MOROZ was born on 15 April 1936. In 1958 he graduated from the History Faculty of Lvov University. From 1958 to 1964, V. Moroz taught history at a school. In September 1964 he became a lecturer at the Ivano-Frankovsk … Continue reading Valentyn Moroz Continues his Hunger Strike, December 1974 (33.9)

A List of Political Prisoners, August 1977 (46.23)

The Russian Relief Fund for Political Prisoners (CCE 44.3) here gives the names of political prisoners and exiles known to it in mid-August 1977 [N.B. This excludes those in psychiatric hospitals and almost all religious prisoners are omitted. For more details on those listed see recent issues of the Chronicle, especially CCE 33.] see Political … Continue reading A List of Political Prisoners, August 1977 (46.23)

The Trial of Vyacheslav Bakhmin, 22-24 September 1980 (58.2)

<<No 58 : November 1980>> From 22 to 24 September the Moscow City Court, presided over by N.A. Baikova, heard the case of Vyacheslav Ivanovich BAKHMIN, a member of the Working Commission to Investigate the Use of Psychiatry for Political Purposes. Bakhmin (b. 1947; arrested on 12 February 1980, CCE 56.4) was charged under Article … Continue reading The Trial of Vyacheslav Bakhmin, 22-24 September 1980 (58.2)

Dates of Trials, June-October 1980 (58.0)

<<No 58 : November 1980>>  JUNE 2Abram Treskunov (Leningrad)    AUGUST 5-8 Bishop V.P. Goretoi (Krasnodar) 8-11 Algirdas Statkevicius (Vilnius) 11-13 Vasily Barladyanu (Rovno) 13 Razmik Markosyan (Tselinograd [Astana]) 25-28 Father Gleb Yakunin 26 Olga Matusevich (Ukraine) 27-29 Tatyana Velikanova    SEPTEMBER 3-7 Alexander Ogorodnikov 8 Alexander Kuzkin 15-19 Antanas Terleckas and Julius Sasnauskas (Vilnius) 16-18 Iosif … Continue reading Dates of Trials, June-October 1980 (58.0)

The Trial of Vyacheslav Igrunov, 11-13 March 1976 (40.5)

From 11 to 13 March 1976 a case was heard in the Odessa Regional Court concerning the ordering of medical treatment for Vyacheslav IGRUNOV. His actions were defined as subject to Article 187-1 of the Ukrainian SSR Criminal Code (corresponding to Article 190-1 of the RSFSR Code). According to the “Resolution of the investigative authorities … Continue reading The Trial of Vyacheslav Igrunov, 11-13 March 1976 (40.5)

“Pentecostals” or Christians of the Evangelical Faith (41.5)

KALUGA REGION. After I.P. Fedotov, the leader of the local congregation, was arrested and charged (CCE 36.8) persecution has not ceased of the Pentecostals who split away from the registered Baptist congregation. In the autumn of 1975 administrative commissions in Obninsk and Maloyaroslavets fined 14 believers 50 roubles each for holding an unregistered assembly in … Continue reading “Pentecostals” or Christians of the Evangelical Faith (41.5)

The Trial of Alexander Ogorodnikov, 3-7 September 1980 (58.6)

<<No 58 : November 1980>> From 3 to 7 September 1980 the Kalinin Regional Court heard the case of Alexander Ioilevich OGORODNIKOV (b. 1950), who was charged under article 70 of the RSFSR Criminal Code. Ogorodnikov was arrested on 20 November 1978 (CCE 51) and sentenced to one year in ordinary-regime camps for ‘parasitism’ (CCE … Continue reading The Trial of Alexander Ogorodnikov, 3-7 September 1980 (58.6)

The Trial of Victor Goncharov, 3-4 October 1980 (58.18)

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)