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<<Other texts and documents>> Secretariat circulates KGB report, dated 21 December 1970 (Bukovsky Archives online). Notes the recent evolution of samizdat from literary works to political publications; recommends obstruction and suppression of this trend. [Russian 15 January 1971, St 119-11], 5 pp. ================================ [Page one of five] Workers of all Lands, Unite! COMMUNIST PARTY OF … Continue reading KGB report about samizdat: 15 January 1971 (St 119-11)

The Confinement of Zhores Medvedev in a Psychiatric Hospital, June 1970 (14.3)

<<No 14 : 30 June 1970>> (In this account of events Roy Medvedev's detailed notes have been used.) On the evening of 29 May 1970 Zhores Medvedev was taken from his flat in Obninsk, Kaluga Region, to the Kaluga city psychiatric hospital for "diagnosis" and "observation”. A group of policemen led by a major, the … Continue reading The Confinement of Zhores Medvedev in a Psychiatric Hospital, June 1970 (14.3)

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)