Religion in the USSR: A Lecture by Furov, May 1976 (41.2)

At the end of May 1976, staff working on the Large Soviet Encyclopaedia heard a lecture on the situation of religion in the Soviet Union by a visiting speaker, [Vasily] Furov, deputy-chairman of the Council for Religious Affairs (USSR Council of Ministers). In general, religious life in the USSR was in decline, the speaker said, … Continue reading Religion in the USSR: A Lecture by Furov, May 1976 (41.2)

Inmates of the Women’s Political Camp ZhKh 385/3, August 1970 (15.8)

«No 15 : 31 August 1970» Mordovia camp complex, ZhKh 385/3 1. Zaritskaya, Yekaterina Mironovna Born 1914 in the town of Kolomyya [Ivano-Frankovsk Region] in the family of a school teacher. Graduated from Lvov's Lysenko Musical Institute and the Lvov Polytechnic Institute. Arrested in 1934 for taking part in the assassination of the Polish minister … Continue reading Inmates of the Women’s Political Camp ZhKh 385/3, August 1970 (15.8)