KGB report about samizdat, 15 January 1971

Secretariat circulates KGB report, dated 21 December 1970 (Bukovsky Archives online). Notes recent evolution of samizdat from literary works to political publications; recommends obstruction and suppression of this trend. [Russian 15 January 1971, St 119-11] total 5 pp. ===================================== Workers of all Lands, Unite! COMMUNIST PARTY OF THE SOVIET UNION. CENTRAL COMMITTEE Must be returned … Continue reading KGB report about samizdat, 15 January 1971

Persecution of the Action Group for the Defence of Civil Rights, October 1969 (10.4)

«No 10 : 31 October 1969» The act of a group of Soviet citizens [CCE 8.10] in appealing to an international organization, the United Nations, and protesting against violations in the Soviet Union of basic civil rights and Soviet laws, has become the subject of investigations by the KGB and the Procuracy. The Chronicle has … Continue reading Persecution of the Action Group for the Defence of Civil Rights, October 1969 (10.4)

A Chronicle of Case Number 24 (pt 2), July 1973 (29.8)

<<No 29 : 31 July 1973>> THE BELGORODSKAYA CASE Irina Belogorodskaya was arrested on 3 January 1973 in Moscow. According to her husband Vadim Delaunay, investigator Zhuchkov, who was handling the Belogorodskaya case, stated that her arrest was linked to the appearance of No 27 of A Chronicle of Current Events, even though the investigators … Continue reading A Chronicle of Case Number 24 (pt 2), July 1973 (29.8)

Documents circulating in samizdat about the trial, October 1968 (4.3)

<<No 4 : 31 October 1968>> The letter of 28 August 1968 from Natalya Gorbanevskaya [CCE 3.3] to the editors of Rude Pravo, Unita, Humanite, The Morning Star and other foreign newspapers: an account of the events of 25 August. A letter from Anatoly Jakobson replying to accusations that the demonstration was "useless". A letter … Continue reading Documents circulating in samizdat about the trial, October 1968 (4.3)