No 62 : 14 July 1981

THE STRUGGLE FOR HUMAN RIGHTS IN THE SOVIET UNION CONTINUES None of the reports in this issue have been digitised. Page numbers for the pdf version (CCE No 62, see below) are given to the right of the items in this Contents page * 1. The Death of Juri Kukk  [6] 2. The Arrest of … Continue reading No 62 : 14 July 1981

Trials in Estonia and Sochi, April and July 1971 (20.8)

«No 20 : 2 July 1971» TALLINN. In April Vladimir Vasilevich Eikhvald, a radio engineer aged 57, was judged to be of unsound mind by an in-patient, forensic-psychiatric examination.  For the institution of proceedings against Eikhvald under Article 194-1 of the Estonian Criminal Code, equivalent to Article 190-1 of the Russian Code (CCE 18.10,  item … Continue reading Trials in Estonia and Sochi, April and July 1971 (20.8)

Soviet Germans want to leave for the Federal German Republic, July 1974 (32.8)

<<No 32 : 17 July 1974>> Many Germans living in the USSR are trying to obtain permission to leave for the Federal German Republic. It is believed that about 40,000 Soviet Germans are asking to leave. A collection entitled “Re Patria” [10] has come out and states that its goal is the elucidation of the … Continue reading Soviet Germans want to leave for the Federal German Republic, July 1974 (32.8)

Trials of Recent Years, 3 October 1969 (16.5)

<<No 16 : 31 October 1970>> On 3 October 1969 the Leningrad City Court (consisting of O.V. Karlov, chairman; V.M. Shimanov and V.I. Chistov, people's assessors; A.Ya. Dosugov, Procurator [State prosecutor]; and G.V. Feigina and E.N. Trofimovskaya, counsels for the defence) considered in closed session the case of Galina Vladimirovna Silivonchik (CCE 15.8 [her surname … Continue reading Trials of Recent Years, 3 October 1969 (16.5)

Political Trials around the Soviet Union, August 1970 (15.4)

<<No 15 : 31 August 1970>> [1] In Leningrad a military tribunal of the Baltic Military District has tried a number of military engineers (CCE 10.5 and CCE 11.5). The charges, under Article 70 of the Russian Criminal Code, concerned the formation of the "Union of Struggle for Political Rights". The court sentenced Gennady Gavrilov … Continue reading Political Trials around the Soviet Union, August 1970 (15.4)