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)

Letters and Statements by Political Prisoners (49.8-1)

<<No 49 : 14 May 1978>> V. Romanyuk: To the Metropolitan of the Ukrainian Autocephalous Orthodox Church Father Vasily Romanyuk (Mordovian camp 1) declares that he has always considered himself a member of the Ukrainian Autocephalous Orthodox Church. He asks for a foreign lawyer to be found for himself, and for help in enabling his family … Continue reading Letters and Statements by Political Prisoners (49.8-1)

Leonid Plyushch is Released to go Abroad, December 1975 (38.9)

<<No 38 : 31 December 1975>> In October there were more meetings and demonstrations on behalf of Leonid Plyushch in the West. In a letter Malva Landa called on those who participated in such actions not to slacken their efforts to obtain Plyushch's release. Tatyana Khodorovich and Plyushch's wife Tatyana Zhitnikova sent an expression of … Continue reading Leonid Plyushch is Released to go Abroad, December 1975 (38.9)

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)