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)

Political Prisoners in Psychiatric Hospitals, July 1972 (26.5)

<<No 26 : 5 July 1972>> Vladimir llych Trifonov (b. 1938 in the Kalinin Region [Central Russia]) -- In 1966 Trifonov studied at the physics faculty of Kalinin Pedagogical Institute. He frequently argued with teachers in the department of political economy. As a result, a psychiatric examination was arranged for him. The examination lasted five … Continue reading Political Prisoners in Psychiatric Hospitals, July 1972 (26.5)