* One of the eight who demonstrated on Red Square (25 August 1968) against the invasion of Czechoslovaka, Vadim DELAUNAY would have been 73 on 22 December this year.
Belebei (USSR), 30 December 1942 — Cambridge (UK), 27 October 2019. Vladimir BUKOVSKY died of cardiac arrest in Addenbrookes Hospital, in Cambridge, England at 9:30 pm (Greenwich Mean Time) on Sunday, 27 October 2019. He was 76. His health had been poor in recent years. After his expulsion from the USSR in December 1976, he … Continue reading Vladimir Bukovsky, 1942-2019
ACTION IN DEFENCE OF HUMAN RIGHTS IN THE SOVIET UNION CONTINUES A few of the reports in this issue have been digitised. To read the other items use page numbers for the pdf version (see below) given to the right of each report in this Contents page. (1) The Arrest of Sergei Kovalyov  TRIALS … Continue reading No 34 : 31 December 1974
ACTION IN DEFENCE OF HUMAN RIGHTS IN THE SOVIET UNION CONTINUES A few of the reports in this issue have been digitised. To read the other items use page numbers for the pdf version (see below) given to the right of each report in this Contents page. (1) The Situation of Leonid Plyushch  (2) … Continue reading No 35 : 31 March 1975
THE STRUGGLE FOR HUMAN RIGHTS IN THE SOVIET UNION CONTINUES The reports in this issue have been digitised. Alternatively, page numbers for the pdf version (CCE No 51, see below) are provided next to the items in this Contents page for those who prefer to read this issue continuously, in book form. THE TRIALS OF … Continue reading No 51 : 1 December 1978
Prisoners of an old regime ♣ Marjorie Farquharson ♣ (July 2000) When you see what happened to them in the 1990s, the harsh years that some people spent as prisoners in previous decades seemed to be merely a dry-run. Zviad Gamsakhurdia (1939-1993) became Georgia’s first freely-elected President after the Soviet Union collapsed, with a mandate … Continue reading “The freight and the groove” (2000)
<< No 39 : 12 March 1976 >> On the night of 8/9 March 1976, Grigory Sergeyevich PODYAPOLSKY, a scientist and poet, one of those who has fought openly and courageously for human rights in the USSR, died of a brain haemorrhage in a Saratov hospital. Grigory Podyapolsky had an exceptional, outsize and vivid personality. … Continue reading Grigory Podyapolsky, 1926-1976 (39.1)
"«Хроника» возникла самозарождением почти как стихи…" Интервью с Натальей Горбаневской (Париж). <<Other texts and documents>> Наталья Евгеньевна ГОРБАНЕВСКАЯ (1936–2013) — поэт, переводчик, журналист. Основатель и первый издатель самиздатского бюллетеня «Хроника текущих событий». Участница «демонстрации семерых» на Красной площади 25 августа 1968. Член Инициативной группы по защите прав человека в СССР. * Наталья Евгеньевна, расскажите, как … Continue reading «”Хроника” возникла само-зарождением» (Н. Горбаневская. 2003)