Documents circulating in samizdat about the trial, October 1968 (4.3)

<<No 4 : 31 October 1968>> The letter of 28 August 1968 from Natalya Gorbanevskaya [CCE 3.3] to the editors of Rude Pravo, Unita, Humanite, The Morning Star and other foreign newspapers: an account of the events of 25 August. A letter from Anatoly Jakobson replying to accusations that the demonstration was "useless". A letter … Continue reading Documents circulating in samizdat about the trial, October 1968 (4.3)

Red Square at Noon – Gorbanevskaya letter, 28 August 1968 (3.3)

«No 3 : 30 August 1968» The most outspoken protest against the aggression in Czechoslovakia was the sit-down demonstration which took place in Red Square at 12 noon on 25 August  1968. A letter from one of the participants in the demonstration, Natalya Gorbanevskaya, gives detailed information about this event: "To the chief editors of … Continue reading Red Square at Noon – Gorbanevskaya letter, 28 August 1968 (3.3)

The trial of the Red Square demonstrators, 9-11 October 1968 (4.1)

<<No 4 : 31 October 1968>> As reported in the third issue of the Chronicle, on 25 August 1968, at 12 noon, seven people staged a sit-down demonstration at the Place of Proclamation [Lobnoe mesto] on Red Square, as a protest against the sending of Soviet troops into Czechoslovakia. Six of them — Konstantin Babitsky, … Continue reading The trial of the Red Square demonstrators, 9-11 October 1968 (4.1)