More on the Leningrad “Aeroplane” Trial, May 1972 (27.9)

New Information <<No 27 : 15 October 1972>> At the Leningrad aeroplane trial in December 1970 (see CCE 17.6) defendant J. M. Mendelevich (see photo) was charged, amongst other things, with having written the articles “On Assimilation'’ and “The Jews Are Ceasing to be Silent” and defendant L. G. Khnokh, with possessing an appeal “of … Continue reading More on the Leningrad “Aeroplane” Trial, May 1972 (27.9)

Ginzburg and Marchenko under surveillance, 1974 (34.14)

<<No 34 : 31 December 1974>> ALEXANDER GINZBURG As reported in CCE 32.18, the former political prisoner Alexander Ilych Ginzburg, released in January 1972 and placed under administrative surveillance from February until August 1972, was informed on 11 April 1974 that he would be subjected to another six-month period of surveillance. Alexander Ginzburg, 1936-2002 The … Continue reading Ginzburg and Marchenko under surveillance, 1974 (34.14)

KGB warnings: 16 November 1972 (Pb 67-XVIII)

Politburo decision (Bukovsky Archives online), in response to a jointly signed request from the KGB and Procurator-General RUDENKO (11 October 1972, 2594-А,  pp. 4-5). The Party leaders approve a secret decree (p. 2) about special KGB “cautions” or warnings to those engaged in “politically harmful” behaviour. [Russian 16 November 1972, Pb 67-XVIII] total 5 pp. … Continue reading KGB warnings: 16 November 1972 (Pb 67-XVIII)