Repressive Measures against the Helsinki Groups: Armenia, 1977-1978 (48.5)

<<No 48 : 14 March 1978>> The morning of 22 December 1977 saw the start of a major operation against the Armenian Helsinki Group. Group members Robert NAZARYAN, a deacon of the [Armenian Apostolic] church, and Shagen ARUTYUNYAN, a manual worker, were arrested and there were a number of simultaneous searches. The search warrants, issued … Continue reading Repressive Measures against the Helsinki Groups: Armenia, 1977-1978 (48.5)

The Case of the Explosion on the [Moscow] Underground, March 1979 (52.1)

<<No 52 : 1 March 1979>> On 8 January 1977 an explosion occurred in a Moscow underground train. The authorities immediately tried to link this act of terrorism with dissident activity (CCE 44.15). On 31 January 1979 the following report was published: In the Supreme Court of the USSR.The Judicial Board for Criminal Cases of … Continue reading The Case of the Explosion on the [Moscow] Underground, March 1979 (52.1)