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)

Kharkov: the trial of Nedobora and Ponomaryov, March 1970 (13.4)

«No 13 : 30 April 1970» On 10 and 11 March, two engineers, Vladimir Vladimirovich Ponomaryov (b. 1933; father of a five year old boy) and Vladislav Georgiyevich Nedobora (b. 1933; father of two children) were put on trial in the Kharkov Region Court. They were accused, under Article 187-1 of the Ukrainian Criminal Code, … Continue reading Kharkov: the trial of Nedobora and Ponomaryov, March 1970 (13.4)

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)