A List of Political Prisoners, August 1977 (46.23)

The Russian Relief Fund for Political Prisoners (CCE 44.3) here gives the names of political prisoners and exiles known to it in mid-August 1977 [N.B. This excludes those in psychiatric hospitals and almost all religious prisoners are omitted. For more details on those listed see recent issues of the Chronicle, especially CCE 33.] see Political … Continue reading A List of Political Prisoners, August 1977 (46.23)

The Trial of Alexander Podrabinek, 15 August 1978 (50.7)

This section has been compiled largely from the Information Bulletin of the Working Commission to Investigate the Use of Psychiatry for Political Purposes, Nos. 9 (9 June 1978), 10 (10 August) and 11, a special edition about the trial.[1] Arrest and Investigation Alexander Podrabinek was arrested at the flat of some friends on 14 May … Continue reading The Trial of Alexander Podrabinek, 15 August 1978 (50.7)

The Trial of Vyacheslav Bakhmin, 22-24 September 1980 (58.2)

<<No 58 : November 1980>> From 22 to 24 September the Moscow City Court, presided over by N.A. Baikova, heard the case of Vyacheslav Ivanovich BAKHMIN, a member of the Working Commission to Investigate the Use of Psychiatry for Political Purposes. Bakhmin (b. 1947; arrested on 12 February 1980, CCE 56.4) was charged under Article … Continue reading The Trial of Vyacheslav Bakhmin, 22-24 September 1980 (58.2)

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)

The Trial of Dzheppar Akimov, 21-28 November 1972 (31.1)

<<No 31 : 17 May 1974 >> Tashkent Region Court, 21-28 November 1972: Charges: Article 190-1 of the RSFSR criminal code, Article 191-4 of the Uzbek criminal code, Article 203-1 of the Tadzhik criminal code. Sentence: 3 years’ imprisonment in an ordinary-regime camp. Judge M.M. Maksumov, and assessors N.A. Korzh and M. Kamilova; prosecutor – … Continue reading The Trial of Dzheppar Akimov, 21-28 November 1972 (31.1)

Trials in Estonia and Sochi, April and July 1971 (20.8)

«No 20 : 2 July 1971» TALLINN. In April Vladimir Vasilevich Eikhvald, a radio engineer aged 57, was judged to be of unsound mind by an in-patient, forensic-psychiatric examination.  For the institution of proceedings against Eikhvald under Article 194-1 of the Estonian Criminal Code, equivalent to Article 190-1 of the Russian Code (CCE 18.10,  item … Continue reading Trials in Estonia and Sochi, April and July 1971 (20.8)

The Trial of Julia Voznesenskaya (Okulova), 29-30 December 1976 (43.5)

<<No 43 : 31 December 1976>> CCE 42 described the searches and arrests in Leningrad in connection with Case 62, the “anti-Soviet slogans case”, particularly the arrest of Julia OKULOVA (Voznesenskaya is her pen-name) and Natalya Lesnichenko. Three days after they were arrested Okulova and Lesnichenko were released on condition that they did not leave … Continue reading The Trial of Julia Voznesenskaya (Okulova), 29-30 December 1976 (43.5)