The Committee for Human Rights in the USSR, 4 November 1970 (17.4)

«No 17 : 31 December 1970» The Committee for Human Rights, consisting of Academician A.D. Sakharov and physicists A.N. Tverdokhlebov and V.N. Chalidze, was formed in Moscow on 4 November 1970. The committee formulated five principles underlying its activities: "1. The Committee for Human Rights is a creative association acting in accordance with the laws … Continue reading The Committee for Human Rights in the USSR, 4 November 1970 (17.4)

The deportation of Solzhenitsyn, 13 February 1974 (32.1)

<<No 32 : 17 July 1974>> On 13 February, after a prolonged and large-scale persecution campaign in the press, Alexander Isayevich SOLZHENITSYN was deported from the Soviet Union. The immediate cause was the publication of his GULag Archipelago by the YMCA Press (CCE 30.16).[1] The circumstances surrounding the publication of this book, as well as … Continue reading The deportation of Solzhenitsyn, 13 February 1974 (32.1)