Political Prisoners in the Mordovian Camps, March 1972 (24.5)

<<No 24 : 5 March 1972>> UKRAINIANS [23] Petro Samofil – his 25-year sentence ends on 21 February 1972. He has passed through the Pechora, Vorkuta and Taishet camps and the strict-regime camp in Spasskoye (Kazakhstan). He is completing his sentence in Mordovia [see Map 3]. Yevhen Pryshlyak – serving a 25-year term. Mykhaylo Lutsyk … Continue reading Political Prisoners in the Mordovian Camps, March 1972 (24.5)

Leningrad Trial – the aeroplane affair, 11-20 May 1971 (20.1)

«No 20 : 2 July 1971» The case was heard in the Leningrad City Court [27] from 11-20 May 1971. Accused were: Gilya Izrailevich Butman, aged 39, an engineer – Articles 17 (complicity), 64-a, 70-1, 72 and 189-1 of the Russian Criminal Code. Mikhail Semyonovich Korenblit, aged 34, a dentist – Articles 17, 64-a, 70-1, … Continue reading Leningrad Trial – the aeroplane affair, 11-20 May 1971 (20.1)

The Leningrad Trial of the “Hijackers”, 15-24 December 1971 (17.6)

«No 17 : 31 December 1971» The trial of M.Yu. Dymshits, E. S. Kuznetsov, S.I. Zalmanson, J.M. Mendelevich, I.I. Zalmanson, Yu.P. Fyodorov, A.G. Murzhenko, A.A. Altman, L.G. Khnokh, B.S. Penson and M. A. Bodnya was held in the Leningrad City Court on 15-24 December 1970. The court consisted of N. A. Yermakov, chairman of the … Continue reading The Leningrad Trial of the “Hijackers”, 15-24 December 1971 (17.6)

Searches and Arrests of Jews wishing to emigrate to Israel, August 1970 (15.6)

«No 15 : 31 August 1970» [1] On 9 July two Georgian Jews, Venyamin Dzhanashvili and Abram Dzhandzhikhanashvili, were arrested in Tbilisi. For a long time they have been trying to obtain permission to emigrate to Israel. The pretext for the arrest was an incident on 26 January 1970 in the reception-room of the Georgian … Continue reading Searches and Arrests of Jews wishing to emigrate to Israel, August 1970 (15.6)