Chronology, December 1976 to March 1977 (44.1)

<<No 44 : 16 March 1977>> December 1976 18     Exchange of Bukovsky and Corvalan 24     Searches among members of the Ukrainian Helsinki Group 25     Psychiatric arrest of Vladimir Borisov (Leningrad) * 1977 January 1977 4       Searches among members of Moscow Helsinki Group TASS announcement of link between Helsinki Group and NTS 5    Creation of the … Continue reading Chronology, December 1976 to March 1977 (44.1)

Materials about Sakharov, December 1973 (30.12)

<<No 30 : 31 December 1973>> (1) Sakharov interview and material about him in the Soviet press and in samzidat In an interview with the Swedish correspondent [Olle] Stenholm in mid-June Academician Sakharov stated: “In our country socialism has manifested itself in an unprecedented concentration of economic and political power, an exceptional degree of monopolization.” … Continue reading Materials about Sakharov, December 1973 (30.12)

The Presentation of the Nobel Prize to Solzhenitsyn, November 1971 (22.1)

<<No 22 : 10 November 1971>> At briefing sessions held for them recently, officials of the propaganda network for academic institutions were given an official version of the current position of the Nobel Committee with regard to the award of the prize to A.I. Solzhenitsyn. It was claimed that the Nobel Committee, disturbed by the … Continue reading The Presentation of the Nobel Prize to Solzhenitsyn, November 1971 (22.1)

Solzhenitsyn’s Friends and Foes, October 1970 (16.1)

<<No 16 : 31 October 1970>> On 8 October 1970 the Swedish Royal Academy of Literature awarded the Nobel Prize to Alexander Isayevich Solzhenitsyn "for moral strength in the development of the best traditions of Russian literature". On the same day, during a brief interview with a Swedish correspondent in Moscow, A.I. Solzhenitsyn stated: "I … Continue reading Solzhenitsyn’s Friends and Foes, October 1970 (16.1)

The Soviet Press on the Persecution of Dissenters in the USSR, June 1970 (14.5)

<<No 14 : 30 June 1970>> RIGA On 7 November 1969 [anniversary of 1917 October Revolution, ed.] E. Liepin and Misulovich were arrested on a charge of infringing Article 183-2 of the Latvian SSR Criminal Code (corresponding to Article 190-2 of the Russian Code): "gross disrespect towards the State flag" (in fact of burning the … Continue reading The Soviet Press on the Persecution of Dissenters in the USSR, June 1970 (14.5)