The Arrest of Andrei Tverdokhlebov, 18 April 1975 (36.1)

<<No 36 : 31 May 1975>> On 18 April 1975 Andrei Tverdokhlebov, an active participant in the human rights movement, was arrested in Moscow. The arrest was carried out by the Moscow procurator’s office. Tverdokhlebov is charged under Article 190-1 of the RSFSR Criminal Code. The investigation is headed by Senior Investigator Gusev of the … Continue reading The Arrest of Andrei Tverdokhlebov, 18 April 1975 (36.1)

Tatyana Khodorovich, “No Thought Trials in the USSR”, May 1976 (40.1)

<< No 40 : 20 May 1976 >> Statement by Tatiana Khodorovich At trials in Odessa, Moscow, Omsk and Vilnius, people have again been prosecuted and found guilty of thoughts they have expressed – and even thoughts they have not expressed. Sentences have been passed as follows: Vyacheslav Igrunov – sent to an ordinary psychiatric … Continue reading Tatyana Khodorovich, “No Thought Trials in the USSR”, May 1976 (40.1)

Before the Trials of Kovalyov and Tverdokhlebov, March-October 1975 (38.2)

<<No 38 : 31 December 1975>> The publishing house Khronika Press has issued a volume In Defence of Sergei Kovalyov (New York, 1975), which contains a short biography of Kovalyov and two letters: one from Yury Golfand, Doctor of Physical and Mathematical Sciences (27 March 1975) and the other from George Wald of Harvard University’s … Continue reading Before the Trials of Kovalyov and Tverdokhlebov, March-October 1975 (38.2)

The Committee for Human Rights in the USSR, 4 November 1970 (17.4)

«No 17 : 31 December 1970» The Committee for Human Rights, consisting of Academician A.D. Sakharov and physicists A.N. Tverdokhlebov and V.N. Chalidze, was formed in Moscow on 4 November 1970. The committee formulated five principles underlying its activities: "1. The Committee for Human Rights is a creative association acting in accordance with the laws … Continue reading The Committee for Human Rights in the USSR, 4 November 1970 (17.4)