The arrest of Natalya Gorbanevskaya, 24 December 1969 (11.9)

«No 11 : 31 December 1969» Natalya GORBANEVSKAYA was arrested on 24 December 1969. Born in 1936, Natalya Yevgenievna Gorbanevskaya and graduated from the philological faculty of Leningrad State University in 1963. A talented poet, she took part in the 25 August 1968 demonstration on Red Square [CCE 3.3] against the sending of troops to … Continue reading The arrest of Natalya Gorbanevskaya, 24 December 1969 (11.9)

The trial of Vladimir Borisov (Leningrad), 19 November 1969 (11.10)

«No 11 : 31 December 1969» The trial of Vladimir Borisov, charged under Article 190-1 of n the Russian Criminal Code, took place on 19 November. Borisov was judged to be of unsound mind and the court decreed that he should undergo compulsory treatment in a psychiatric hospital of special type, i.e. a prison hospital. … Continue reading The trial of Vladimir Borisov (Leningrad), 19 November 1969 (11.10)