End notes (49.21)

<<No 49 : 14 May 1978>> [1] This date, 3 ½ weeks later than the date on the Chronicle's title-page, is nonetheless correct, and illustrates one aspect of how the Chronicle is compiled. A cut-off date is chosen by the editors (in this case 14 May 1978), and then all material about events prior to that … Continue reading End notes (49.21)

Related texts (1974)

<<Other texts and documents>> Français : Deutsch : Other languages. Russian version published abroad Publishers Amsterdam = Herzen Institute, Amsterdam (CCE 11.15, item 4) Frankfurt = Possev Verlag, Frankfurt-am-Main (FRG) New York = Chalidze Press (1973 onward) Paris = YMCA Press, Paris ENGLISH LANGUAGE EDITIONS (AND TAMIZDAT) Amalrik, Andrei, Will the Soviet Union survive until 1984? … Continue reading Related texts (1974)

We support today’s political prisoners

A declaration by political prisoners of the Soviet period 8 February 2021 <<Other texts and documents>> As political prisoners of the Soviet period, who experienced the prisons, camps, detention centres,  torture by hunger and cold, and other similar methods of Soviet “re-education”, we have been indignant to learn of the unlawful detention, beatings and conditions … Continue reading We support today’s political prisoners

The case of Azat Miftakhov: February 2019 to January 2021

<<Other texts and documents>> Russia’s persecution of Azat Miftakhov, a PhD student at Moscow State University, is almost certainly linked with his anarchist views. The 6-year sentence handed down on Monday, 18 January 2021 appears to be punishment for his refusal to admit to something he didn't do.  Arrested twice Azat Miftakhov was detained on … Continue reading The case of Azat Miftakhov: February 2019 to January 2021

Abuses in Russian-occupied Crimea (2020)

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