«Хроника» возникла самозарождением

"Почти как стихи…" Интервью с Натальей Горбаневской (Париж, 2003). Наталья Евгеньевна ГОРБАНЕВСКАЯ (1936–2013)  — поэт, переводчик, журналист. Основатель и первый издатель самиздатского бюллетеня «Хроника текущих событий». Участница «демонстрации семерых» на Красной площади 25 августа 1968. Член Инициативной группы по защите прав человека в СССР. Наталья Евгеньевна, расскажите, как вы оказались в кругу диссидентов? Слово «диссиденты», … Continue reading «Хроника» возникла самозарождением

The trial of Galanskov, Ginzburg, Dobrovolsky and Lashkova, 8-12 January 1968 (1.1)

<< No 1 : 30 April 1968 >> On 10 December 1968 it will be twenty years since the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Declaration of Human Rights. "Human Rights Year" began all over the world on 10 December 1967. On 11 December 1967 the trial of Yury GALANSKOV, Alexander GINZBURG, Alexei DOBROVOLSKY and … Continue reading The trial of Galanskov, Ginzburg, Dobrovolsky and Lashkova, 8-12 January 1968 (1.1)

Political Prisoners in Psychiatric Hospitals: A Survey of Documents, March 1971 (18.1)

«No 18 : 5 March 1971» The imprisonment of dissenters in psychiatric hospitals continues to be the subject of public concern and protest. 1. In a letter appealing to the psychiatrists of a number of countries, the Action Group for the Defence of Human Rights in the USSR, stresses once more that this form of … Continue reading Political Prisoners in Psychiatric Hospitals: A Survey of Documents, March 1971 (18.1)

The expulsion of Solzhenitsyn from the Writers’ Union, 4 November 1969 (11.1)

«No 11 : 31 December 1969» On 4 November 1969 the great Russian writer A. I. Solzhenitsyn was expelled from the Writers' Union by the Ryazan branch of the Writers' Union of the Russian Republic (RSFSR). Of the seven members of the Ryazan branch, six were present at the meeting: Vasily Matushkin (Ryazan), Sergei Baranov … Continue reading The expulsion of Solzhenitsyn from the Writers’ Union, 4 November 1969 (11.1)

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)

On the presentation of the Nobel Prize to A.I. Solzhenitsyn, March-April 1972 (25.4)

<<No 25 : 20 May 1972>> In accordance with the suggestion made by SOLZHENITSYN in his letter to the Secretary of the Swedish Academy, K. R. Gierow (CCE 22.1), the ceremony for the presentation of the Nobel Prize was due to take place in a private flat in Moscow. A.I. Solzhenitsyn sent off the invitations. … Continue reading On the presentation of the Nobel Prize to A.I. Solzhenitsyn, March-April 1972 (25.4)

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The 63 published issues of the CHRONICLE OF CURRENT EVENTS can be accessed in English translation (and Russian) through the menu bar above. The Russian original ХРОНИКА ТЕКУЩИХ СОБЫТИЙ is online. So is most of the Munich-based ВЕСТИ ИЗ СССР (1978- 1992). A useful selection of CPSU Central Committee documents, many translated into English, is … Continue reading USING THIS WEBSITE