A List of Political Prisoners, August 1977 (46.23)

The Russian Relief Fund for Political Prisoners (CCE 44.3) here gives the names of political prisoners and exiles known to it in mid-August 1977 [N.B. This excludes those in psychiatric hospitals and almost all religious prisoners are omitted. For more details on those listed see recent issues of the Chronicle, especially CCE 33.] see Political … Continue reading A List of Political Prisoners, August 1977 (46.23)

Events in Estonia (1968-1987)

See reports in A Chronicle of Current Events (1968-1982) in English translation https://chronicle-of-current-events.com/tag/estonian-ssr/ and in USSR News Update (1978-1991), «Вести из СССР» (in Russian) https://vesti-iz-sssr.com/tag/%d1%8d%d1%81%d1%81%d1%80/ Note These reports are tagged on the two websites, in the entries for 'Estonian SSR' in "Guided Search" and ЭССР in "Tags", respectively, in the right-hand column of the page. … Continue reading Events in Estonia (1968-1987)

Chronology: Dec. 1976 to March 1977 (44.1)

<<No 44 : 16 March 1977>>  December 197618Exchange of Vladimir Bukovsky and Luis Corvalan24Searches among members of the Ukrainian Helsinki Group25Psychiatric arrest of Vladimir Borisov (Leningrad) January 19774Searches among members of Moscow Helsinki Group TASS announcement of link between Helsinki Group and NTS5Creation of the Working Commission to Investigate the Use of Psychiatry for Political Purposes Yury Mnyukh … Continue reading Chronology: Dec. 1976 to March 1977 (44.1)

Traditional Days of Protest in the USSR, December 1976 (43.2)

<< No. 43 : 31 December 1976 >> 30 OCTOBER 1976 POLITICAL PRISONERS' DAY In 1976 Political Prisoners’ Day was observed for the third time. [1a]  In camps and prisons the traditional hunger-strikes took place on that day; over sixty people took part. Among them were: ● the women prisoners Irina Stasiv-Kalynets, Oksana Popovich, Irina … Continue reading Traditional Days of Protest in the USSR, December 1976 (43.2)