Political Trials around the Soviet Union, August 1970 (15.4)

<<No 15 : 31 August 1970>> [1] In Leningrad a military tribunal of the Baltic Military District has tried a number of military engineers (CCE 10.5 and CCE 11.5). The charges, under Article 70 of the Russian Criminal Code, concerned the formation of the "Union of Struggle for Political Rights". The court sentenced Gennady Gavrilov … Continue reading Political Trials around the Soviet Union, August 1970 (15.4)

KGB report about samizdat, 15 January 1971

Secretariat circulates KGB report, dated 21 December 1970 (Bukovsky Archives online). Notes recent evolution of samizdat from literary works to political publications; recommends obstruction and suppression of this trend. [Russian 15 January 1971, St 119-11] total 5 pp. ===================================== Workers of all Lands, Unite! COMMUNIST PARTY OF THE SOVIET UNION. CENTRAL COMMITTEE Must be returned … Continue reading KGB report about samizdat, 15 January 1971

Those arrested in 1970: Supplement 2, January 1971 (17.15)

«No 17 : 31 December 1970» January 1971 Supplement to Chronicle No 17 PART TWO PEOPLE ARRESTED, OR ARRESTED AND TRIED IN 1970 For the information on individuals (see Part 1, CCE 17.14) * 1. RUSSIAN SOVIET FEDERATED SOCIALIST REPUBLIC MOSCOW Andrei Alexeyevich AMALRIK, b. 1938, commentator. Arrested 21 May; Article 190-1; three years hard … Continue reading Those arrested in 1970: Supplement 2, January 1971 (17.15)

Gorky: a political trial under Articles 70 and 72 of the RSFSR Criminal Code, March-April 1970 (13.3)

«No 13 : 30 April 1970» On 25 March hearings began at the Gorky Region Court into the case of three graduates of Gorky university (CCE 11.15, item 13) -- M. Kapranov, S. Ponomaryov, V. Zhiltsov -- and V. Pavlenkov, a teacher of history in the same institution (CCE 12.4). They were accused under Articles … Continue reading Gorky: a political trial under Articles 70 and 72 of the RSFSR Criminal Code, March-April 1970 (13.3)