Dnepropetrovsk Special Psychiatric Hospital, September 1971 (21.3)

<<No 21 : 11 September 1971>> This “Psychiatric Hospital of Special Type” (postal address: Dnepropetrovsk-6, postbox YaE-308) was established in 1965-6. The hospital occupies the premises of a former prison. The regime is approximately the same as that of similar institutions in Kazan and Leningrad. The hospital consists of at least ten sections. The number … Continue reading Dnepropetrovsk Special Psychiatric Hospital, September 1971 (21.3)

News in brief, June 1969 (8.14)

«No 8 : 30 June 1969» [1] In mid-May 1969, workers at the Kiev Hydroelectric Station in the village of Beryozka met to discuss the housing problem: many of them are even now still living in prefabricated huts and railway coaches despite the authorities' promises to provide housing. The workers declared that they no longer … Continue reading News in brief, June 1969 (8.14)

The fate of dissenters declared mentally ill, July 1969 (8.7)

«Issue 8 : 30 June 1969» In the course of July three court hearings [CCE 9.3] are expected which will involve the ordering of compulsory measures of a medical nature. A panel of forensic psychiatry experts from the Serbsky Institute in Moscow has pronounced Victor Kuznetsov, whose arrest the Chronicle [CCE 7.3] has already reported, … Continue reading The fate of dissenters declared mentally ill, July 1969 (8.7)