Arrests among Moscow students, December 1969 (11.7)

«No 11 : 31 December 1969» [BAKHMIN, KAPLUN, JOFFE] On 20 November 1969, the KGB arrested Vyacheslav Bakhmin,  a fourth-year student of the physics and chemistry department of the Moscow Institute of Physics Technology  Bakhmin is twenty-two years old, and was a pupil at the Kolmogorov boarding school (No. 18). He entered the Institute in … Continue reading Arrests among Moscow students, December 1969 (11.7)

The deportation of Solzhenitsyn, 13 February 1974 (32.1)

<<No 32 : 17 July 1974>> On 13 February 1974, 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 … Continue reading The deportation of Solzhenitsyn, 13 February 1974 (32.1)