The Trial of Julia Voznesenskaya (Okulova), 29-30 December 1976 (43.5)

<<No 43 : 31 December 1976>> CCE 42 described the searches and arrests in Leningrad in connection with Case 62, the “anti-Soviet slogans case”, particularly the arrest of Julia OKULOVA (Voznesenskaya is her pen-name) and Natalya Lesnichenko. Three days after they were arrested Okulova and Lesnichenko were released on condition that they did not leave … Continue reading The Trial of Julia Voznesenskaya (Okulova), 29-30 December 1976 (43.5)

Trial in Leningrad. The “Aeroplane Affair”, 11-20 May 1971 (20.1)

«No 20 : 2 July 1971» The case was heard in the Leningrad City Court [note 1] 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 Trial in Leningrad. The “Aeroplane Affair”, 11-20 May 1971 (20.1)

Following up Reports in the [Soviet] Press: October 1970 (16.7)

"No 16 : 31 October 1970" 1. When referring to A. Yenina's article "Renegades" (Leningradskaya Pravda, 18 January 1970), in "The Soviet press on the persecution of dissenters" section the Chronicle (14.5) gave information about the fate of Eruand Lalayants which included certain inaccuracies. E.A. Lalayants (b. 1925), fought in the Patriotic War [1941-1945] and … Continue reading Following up Reports in the [Soviet] Press: October 1970 (16.7)