In the Psychiatric Hospitals, October 1972 (27.6)

<<No 27 : 15 October 1972>> In accordance with instructions from Moscow, political prisoners in the Leningrad Special Psychiatric Hospital [SPH] are being transferred to other establishments of the same type in towns where they have no relatives, thus restricting the opportunities for meetings and handing in parcels. * Those transferred to the Dnepropetrovsk SPH … Continue reading In the Psychiatric Hospitals, October 1972 (27.6)

Political Prisoners in Psychiatric Hospitals, July 1972 (26.5)

<<No 26 : 5 July 1972>> Vladimir llych Trifonov (b. 1938 in the Kalinin Region [Central Russia]) -- In 1966 Trifonov studied at the physics faculty of Kalinin Pedagogical Institute. He frequently argued with teachers in the department of political economy. As a result, a psychiatric examination was arranged for him. The examination lasted five … Continue reading Political Prisoners in Psychiatric Hospitals, July 1972 (26.5)

Renewal of Fainberg and Borisov’s Hunger-Strike, December 1971 (23.4)

<<No 23 : 5 January 1972>> Victor Fainberg and Vladimir Borisov, who are in the Leningrad Special Psychiatric Hospital, declared a new hunger-strike on 26 December 1971 (on their previous hunger-strike see CCE 19.3 and CCE 22.8, item 14). Victor Fainberg, b. 1931 Between 20 and 26 December 1971 Fainberg appealed to the USSR Minister … Continue reading Renewal of Fainberg and Borisov’s Hunger-Strike, December 1971 (23.4)

Boris Talantov (1903-1971); Nikolai Samsonov (1906-1971), 18.12

«No 18 : 5 March 1971» Boris V. TALANTOV On 4 January 1971 Boris Vladimirovich TALANTOV (b. 1903) died in the prison hospital in Kirov [Volga District]. He was arrested on 12 June 1969 and at the beginning of September sentenced under Article 190-1 of the Russian Criminal Code to three years' imprisonment (CCE 8.14, … Continue reading Boris Talantov (1903-1971); Nikolai Samsonov (1906-1971), 18.12