Repressive measures against the Helsinki Groups: Moscow, 1977-1978 (48.2)

<<No 48 : 14 March 1978>> In November 1977 nine months had passed since the day that Alexander Ginzburg and Yury Orlov were arrested; December 1977 marked nine months since the arrest of Anatoly Shcharansky (CCE 44.2). For all three men, therefore, the maximum period of detention in custody during the investigation of a case … Continue reading Repressive measures against the Helsinki Groups: Moscow, 1977-1978 (48.2)

The Expulsion of P.G. Grigorenko, 13 February 1978 (48.1)

<<No 48 : 14 March 1978>> Pyotr Grigorevich GRIGORENKO has been deceitfully expelled from the USSR. On 10 March 1978, Soviet subscribers received issue No 8 of the Gazette of the USSR Supreme Soviet (22 February 1978). There they learned that on 13 February the Presidium of the USSR Supreme Soviet had stripped Pyotr Grigorevich … Continue reading The Expulsion of P.G. Grigorenko, 13 February 1978 (48.1)