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 Russian Criminal Code. Anatoly SHCHARANSKY “Espionage” is detailed in the indictment in the following way: Shcharansky collected and sent … 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 Members of “All-Russian Social-Christian Union for the Liberation of the People”: April 1971 (19.4)

<<No 19 : 30 April 1971>> The first issue of the Chronicle reported the trial of members of the “All-Russian Social-Christian Union for the Liberation of the People” (ASCULP) [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 Members of “All-Russian Social-Christian Union for the Liberation of the People”: April 1971 (19.4)