Political Prisoners, 1 February 1987 (KGB report)

KGB report to Gorbachev (Bukovsky Archives online). The numbers then serving a sentence under Articles 70,  190-1 and 142 of the RSFSR Criminal Code. One third held in psychiatric institutions; encouraging applications for a pardon from such prisoners; terms of release terms eased [Russian 1 Feb 87, 183-Ch] (9 pp)  Excerpts. ================================== [page one of … Continue reading Political Prisoners, 1 February 1987 (KGB report)

KGB report about samizdat, 15 January 1971

Secretariat circulates KGB report, dated 21 December 1970 (Bukovsky Archives online). Notes recent evolution of samizdat from literary works to political publications; recommends obstruction and suppression of this trend. [Russian 15 January 1971, St 119-11] total 5 pp. ===================================== Workers of all Lands, Unite! COMMUNIST PARTY OF THE SOVIET UNION. CENTRAL COMMITTEE Must be returned … Continue reading KGB report about samizdat, 15 January 1971

Texts in English

— 1960-1969 — Labedz, L. & M. Hayward, M. (eds), On Trial: the case of Sinyavsky and Daniel, London 1967 (includes most of the materials from The White Book) The Chornovil Papers, 1968 (in Russian, Woe from Wit) Conquest, Robert, The Great Terror, 1968 (CCE 14.12, item 10 and CCE 19.12, item 4) Gonchar (Honchar), … Continue reading Texts in English