Rigerman, US Citizenship and the Soviet Police, December 1970 (17.9)

<<No 17 : 31 December 1970>> On 23 July 1970 Leonid Rigerman (b. 1940), visited the US embassy in Moscow. He was born in the USA into an American family, which gives him and his mother Esther Rigerman grounds for taking American citizenship. On 8 September, after completing the documents necessary for the registration of … Continue reading Rigerman, US Citizenship and the Soviet Police, December 1970 (17.9)

The Leningrad Trial of the “Hijackers”, 15-24 December 1971 (17.6)

«No 17 : 31 December 1971» The trial of M.Yu. Dymshits, E. S. Kuznetsov, S.I. Zalmanson, J.M. Mendelevich, I.I. Zalmanson, Yu.P. Fyodorov, A.G. Murzhenko, A.A. Altman, L.G. Khnokh, B.S. Penson and M. A. Bodnya was held in the Leningrad City Court on 15-24 December 1970. The court consisted of N. A. Yermakov, chairman of the … Continue reading The Leningrad Trial of the “Hijackers”, 15-24 December 1971 (17.6)

Searches and Arrests of Jews wishing to emigrate to Israel, August 1970 (15.6)

«No 15 : 31 August 1970» [1] On 9 July two Georgian Jews, Venyamin Dzhanashvili and Abram Dzhandzhikhanashvili, were arrested in Tbilisi. For a long time they have been trying to obtain permission to emigrate to Israel. The pretext for the arrest was an incident on 26 January 1970 in the reception-room of the Georgian … Continue reading Searches and Arrests of Jews wishing to emigrate to Israel, August 1970 (15.6)