Materials from the Soviet press, 1972 (27.10)

On 26 July 1972, the paper Evening Tbilisi [Vecherny Tbilisi] published an interview with the Rector of the Pushkin Pedagogical institute in Tbilisi, Natela Vasadze. it included, amongst other things, the following exchange: Correspondent -- At a recent Plenum of the City Council one of your teachers was criticised for performing religious ceremonies in a … Continue reading Materials from the Soviet press, 1972 (27.10)

The Arrest of Zviad Gamsakhurdia and Merab Kostava, 7 April 1978 (45.9)

<<No 45 : 25 May 1977>> On 23 March, the Tbilisi newspaper Dawn of the East printed an anonymous article, “Who benefits from this?” On 24 March, the article was republished in Georgian in the newspaper Komunisti. The same day Z. Gamsakhurdia was expelled from the Writers’ Union. On 25 March Zviad Gamsakhurdia issued a … Continue reading The Arrest of Zviad Gamsakhurdia and Merab Kostava, 7 April 1978 (45.9)