Political Prisoners in the Mordovian Camps, March 1972 (24.5)

<<No 24 : 5 March 1972>> UKRAINIANS [23] Petro Samofil – his 25-year sentence ends on 21 February 1972. He has passed through the Pechora, Vorkuta and Taishet camps and the strict-regime camp in Spasskoye (Kazakhstan). He is completing his sentence in Mordovia [see Map 3]. Yevhen Pryshlyak – serving a 25-year term. Mykhaylo Lutsyk … Continue reading Political Prisoners in the Mordovian Camps, March 1972 (24.5)

Hunger Strikes by Political Prisoners, January 1972 (23.3)

<<No 23 : 5 January 1972>> DUBROVLAG  [see Map 3] (Potma, Mordovskaya ASSR) On 1 May 1971 Yu. [P.] Fyodorov, who is serving a fifteen-year term in connection with the Leningrad “aeroplane” case [see CCE 17.6], declared a week-long hunger-strike in protest against his sentence and against the lack of any reaction to his appeals … Continue reading Hunger Strikes by Political Prisoners, January 1972 (23.3)

The Fate of Members of the “All-Russian Social-Christian Union for the Liberation of the People”, April 1971 (19.4)

<<No 19 : 30 April 1971>> The first issue of the Chronicle reported the trial of members of the “All-Russian Social-Christian Union for the Liberation of the People” (ASCULP) [CCE 1.6]. [1] Seventeen “rank-and-file” members of ASCULP were convicted, as well as (separately) four “leaders”: Igor Vyacheslavovich Ogurtsov (b. 1937) the “head” of the organisation; … Continue reading The Fate of Members of the “All-Russian Social-Christian Union for the Liberation of the People”, April 1971 (19.4)

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

Political Prisoners in the Mordovian Camps, December 1970 (17.11)

<<No 17 : 30 December 1970>> [1] In 1969 Rashid Dinmukhamedov, born in 1929, was sentenced (for the second time) to thirteen years of special-regime corrective-labour camps (p/o Leplei, ZhKh-385/10). In December 1969 he was placed in hospital, where he opened his veins. For five hours he was given no medical attention—the duty officer did … Continue reading Political Prisoners in the Mordovian Camps, December 1970 (17.11)