The Presidium of the USSR Supreme Soviet “replies”, December 1972 (28.8)

to a Letter from 273 Jews <<No 30 : 31 December 1973>> The Chronicle has the texts of two “information bulletins” circulated in Moscow in late December. A condensed summary of the first bulletin is given below. The text of the second is given in full. February 1971 protesters outside the USSR Supreme Soviet [BULLETIN … Continue reading The Presidium of the USSR Supreme Soviet “replies”, December 1972 (28.8)

The Trial of Stasevich, Mikhailov and Kochneva, December 1979 (55.1)

<<No 55 : 31 December 1980>> On the night of 7-8 October Alexei STASEVICH (b. 1957), Vladimir MIKHAILOV (b. 1952) and Alevtina KOCHNEVA (b. 1959) were arrested in Leningrad for writing on the walls of houses the slogans: “Down with State Capitalism” and “Democracy, not Demagogy”, and also for posting a sticker signed “the Revolutionary … Continue reading The Trial of Stasevich, Mikhailov and Kochneva, December 1979 (55.1)

The Arrests of Lazareva and Maltseva, September 1980 (60.10)

<<No 60 : 31 December 1980>> On 26 September 1980 the feminist Natalya Lazareva (b. 1947) was arrested in Leningrad (on feminism, see CCE 55.9 "Miscellaneous Reports" and 57.18 "The Right to Leave"). She was charged under Article 190-1 of the RSFSR Criminal Code.[1] On 16 December searches were conducted in Leningrad in connection with … Continue reading The Arrests of Lazareva and Maltseva, September 1980 (60.10)