Events in Estonia (1968-1987)

See reports in A Chronicle of Current Events (1968-1982) in English translation https://chronicle-of-current-events.com/tag/estonian-ssr/ and in USSR News Update (1978-1991), «Вести из СССР» (in Russian) https://vesti-iz-sssr.com/tag/%d1%8d%d1%81%d1%81%d1%80/ Note These reports are tagged on the two websites, in the entries for 'Estonian SSR' in "Guided Search" and ЭССР in "Tags", respectively, in the right-hand column of the page. … Continue reading Events in Estonia (1968-1987)

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)