Shcharansky, The Indictment, July 1978 (50.4-2)

<<No. 50 : November 1978>> The Trial of Shcharansky, 10-14 July 1978 (50.4) Shcharansky was charged with “espionage” and “helping a foreign government to carry out hostile activities against the USSR”, under Article 64 of the RSFSR Criminal Code. Anatoly SHCHARANSKY, b. 1948 “Espionage” is detailed in the indictment in the following way: Shcharansky collected … Continue reading Shcharansky, The Indictment, July 1978 (50.4-2)

The Trial of D. Mikheyev and F. de Perregaux, September 1971 (21.2)

<<No 21 : 11 September 1971>> Moscow. The trial of Dmitry Mikheyev and Francois de Perregaux, a citizen of Switzerland, took place in public at the Moscow City Court on 17-23 August (for their arrest,  CCE 16.10, item 7; and investigation, CCE 18.10, item 4). The investigator was KGB Major Fochenkov. The chairman of the … Continue reading The Trial of D. Mikheyev and F. de Perregaux, September 1971 (21.2)

The Trial of Simas Kudirka (Vilnius), 17-20 May 1971 (20.6)

<<No 20 : 2 July 1971>> In November 1970 Simas Kudirka (b. 1929), the radio operator of a Lithuanian fishing-boat, attempted to remain on board an American cutter in USA territorial waters (CCE 18.10, item 16); the captain of the cutter handed him over to the Soviet sailors. Kudirka was arrested, an investigation was carried out … Continue reading The Trial of Simas Kudirka (Vilnius), 17-20 May 1971 (20.6)

Fate of the Members of ASCULP: April 1971 (19.4)

<<No 19 : 30 April 1971>> The first issue of the Chronicle reported the trial of members of ASCULP, the “All-Russian Social-Christian Union for the Liberation of the People” [CCE 1.6]. [1] Seventeen “rank-and-file” members of ASCULP were convicted, as well as (separately) four “leaders”: Igor Vyacheslavovich Ogurtsov (b. 1937) the “head” of the organisation; … Continue reading Fate of the Members of ASCULP: April 1971 (19.4)