Andrei Tverdokhlebov’s Trial, 14-15 April 1976 (40.2)

Andrei Nikolayevich TVERDOKHLEBOV was born in Moscow in 1940; he is a physicist. He was one of the founders of the Human Rights Committee (in December 1972 he left the Committee, CCE 29.11). In September 1973 he founded “Group 73”, together with V. Arkhangelsky, V. Albrekht and I. Korneyev (CCE 30.14, item 7). Andrei Tverdokhlebov, … Continue reading Andrei Tverdokhlebov’s Trial, 14-15 April 1976 (40.2)

The Trial of Simas Kudirka (Vilnius), 17-20 May 1971 (20.6)

<<No 20 : 2 July 1971>> In November 1970 Simas Kudirka (b. 1929), the radio operator of a Lithuanian fishing-boat, attempted to remain on board an American cutter in USA territorial waters (CCE 18.10, item 16); the captain of the cutter handed him over to the Soviet sailors. Kudirka was arrested, an investigation was carried out … Continue reading The Trial of Simas Kudirka (Vilnius), 17-20 May 1971 (20.6)

The Case of Anatoly Marchenko, 31 March 1975 (35.2)

«No 35 : 31 March 1975» Biography 1958 – Anatoly Marchenko, a 20-year-old master driller, was found guilty of participating in a brawl. He was sentenced to eight years’ imprisonment. (Later the case was reviewed and the sentence was changed to two years’ imprisonment.) 1959 – Marchenko escaped from a labour camp in Karaganda [Kazakhstan]. … Continue reading The Case of Anatoly Marchenko, 31 March 1975 (35.2)

The Trial of Amalrik and Ubozhko, 11-12 November 1970 (17.1)

«No 17 : 31 December 1970» The trial of Andrei AMALRIK and Lev UBOZHKO (CCE 13, 14, 15, 16) was held in Sverdlovsk on 11-12 November 1970. The Judge was A. Shalayev; the lay assessors, Korobeinikova and Orlov. The defence counsels were V. Shveisky for Amalrik and Khardin for Ubozhko. The prosecutor was Procurator Zyryanov. … Continue reading The Trial of Amalrik and Ubozhko, 11-12 November 1970 (17.1)