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)

Investigation in the case of naval officer G. V. Gavrilov and others continues, June to September 1969 (11.5)

«No 11 : December 1969» On 20 June 1969, a KGB detective squad searched the flat of S. I. Soldatov in Tallinn. The search warrant, signed by Captain Bodunov, a senior investigator, indicated that citizen Olga Bondarenko had testified that Soldatov had been meeting a stranger in her flat. Confiscated during the search were personal … Continue reading Investigation in the case of naval officer G. V. Gavrilov and others continues, June to September 1969 (11.5)

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)