Additions and Corrections to Chronicle No. 14, August 1970 (15.12)

<<No 15 : 31 August 1970>> [1] "The Soviet press on the persecution of dissenters” section. The newspaper report from Riga contains an error: for Misulovich read Misudovin. [2] In the report of the trial of Zaitsev the defence counsel Kheifits was called the Procurator [in some copies of the Chronicle, but not that received … Continue reading Additions and Corrections to Chronicle No. 14, August 1970 (15.12)

KGB report about samizdat, 15 January 1971

Secretariat circulates KGB report, dated 21 December 1970 (Bukovsky Archives online). Notes recent evolution of samizdat from literary works to political publications; recommends obstruction and suppression of this trend. [Russian 15 January 1971, St 119-11] total 5 pp. ===================================== Workers of all Lands, Unite! COMMUNIST PARTY OF THE SOVIET UNION. CENTRAL COMMITTEE Must be returned … Continue reading KGB report about samizdat, 15 January 1971

The case of Mikhail P. Yakubovich (Karaganda), October 1969 (10.8)

«No 10 : 31 October 1969» Mikhail Petrovich Yakubovich was born in 1891. He is a great-grandson of the Decembrist A.I. Yakubovich and a nephew of the poet and revolutionary P. F. Yakubovich. From his youth he worked for the revolutionary movement in Russia. He was first arrested while a schoolboy in the sixth class. … Continue reading The case of Mikhail P. Yakubovich (Karaganda), October 1969 (10.8)

A pamphlet about events in Czechoslovakia, August 1968 (3.2)

No 3 : 30 August 1968 Pamphlets containing protests against the occupation of Czechoslovakia have begun circulating widely in Moscow. The text of one of these documents is printed below. "LET  US  THINK  FOR  OURSELVES "The Central Committee and the majority of members of the Communist Party of China, also of the Communist Parties of … Continue reading A pamphlet about events in Czechoslovakia, August 1968 (3.2)

Responses in Moscow to events in Czechoslovakia, July-August 1968 (3.1)

<<No 3 : 30 August 1968>> [1] On 26 July 1968, a thirty-year-old loader, Anatoly Marchenko, sent an open letter to the editors of the [Czechoslovak] newspapers Rude pravo, Literarni listiand Prace, voicing his protest against the campaign of slander and insinuations against Czechoslovakia, and speaking of the threat of intervention in that country. Two … Continue reading Responses in Moscow to events in Czechoslovakia, July-August 1968 (3.1)