Additions and Corrections to Chronicle No. 14, August 1970 (15.12)

<<No 15 : 31 August 1970>> [1] "The Soviet press on the persecution of dissenters” section. The newspaper report from Riga contains an error: for Misulovich read Misudovin. [2] In the report of the trial of Zaitsev the defence counsel Kheifits was called the Procurator [in some copies of the Chronicle, but not that received … Continue reading Additions and Corrections to Chronicle No. 14, August 1970 (15.12)

The case of Mikhail P. Yakubovich (Karaganda), October 1969 (10.8)

«No 10 : 31 October 1969» Mikhail Petrovich Yakubovich was born in 1891. He is a great-grandson of the Decembrist A.I. Yakubovich and a nephew of the poet and revolutionary P. F. Yakubovich. From his youth he worked for the revolutionary movement in Russia. He was first arrested while a schoolboy in the sixth class. … Continue reading The case of Mikhail P. Yakubovich (Karaganda), October 1969 (10.8)

Book notes, October 1969 (10.14)

«No 10 : 31 October 1969» [1] The publishing house "Politizdat" has issued a book by A. Romanov about the spaceship designer Sergei Pavlovich Korolyov. The book is divided chronologically into chapters: "1907-1917", "1917-1927", "1927-1937", "1937-1947", "1947-1957" and "1957-1966". There is no mention of the fact that Korolyov was arrested and subjected to repressive measures, … Continue reading Book notes, October 1969 (10.14)

Second attempted self-immolation in the Ukraine, 10 February 1969 (8.6)

«No 8 : 30 June 1969» The Chronicle has already reported  the self-immolation of Vasily Ye. Makukha [CCE 6.9, item 2], who died in hospital from his burns . On 10 February 1969 Nikolai Berislavsky, a 45-year-old teacher from Berdyansk, father of three children and ex-inmate of Stalin's camps, attempted to burn himself to death … Continue reading Second attempted self-immolation in the Ukraine, 10 February 1969 (8.6)