COMMENTARY No 29

No 29 : 31 July 1973

29.8 A Chronicle of Case No 24 (pt 2)

AI commentary

Of the people who figure in this section, the following (see Chronicle 8.10) were founder-members in 1969 of the Action Group for the Defence of Human Rights in the USSR: Tatyana Velikanova, Sergei Kovalyov, Victor Krasin, //Alexander Lavut, Anatoly Levitin-Krasnov, Grigory Podyapolsky, //Yury Maltsev, Pyotr Yakir and Anatoly Yakobson, and //Lawn (see Reddaway, Uncensored Russia, Chapter 7, and various, about them).

[1] On Father Sergy Zheludkov, see Chronicle Issues 5.1, 7, 25-27 and 32.

[2] On Yury/// Maltsev see Chronicle Issues 8.10, 10, 11, 13, 14, 21. In 1974 Maltsev emigrated to Italy.

[3] In late 1973 Yury Gendler emigrated and now lives in New York.

[4]  On Dubrov and Yevgeny Kushev, who emigrated in 1973 and 1974, see Chronicle Issues 25 and 27, and 5 and 20, respectively. The initials of the Kozilo brothers are D and S. See Reddaway, Uncensored Russia, pages150-153.

On Anatoly Yakobson see Chronicle Issues 1, 3-6, 8.10, 9, 10, 11, 14, 16, 18, 25, 30.

[5] On Superfin, see this issue, also Chronicle 30. Superfin also signed a letter protesting against the Galanskov-Ginzburg trial in 1968 (see 1.2).

[6] Smorodina, an engineer who signed a letter of protest about the Galanskov-Ginzburg trial in 1968 (see 1.2).

[7] Rokityansky (not Rakityansky) appears to be the correct spelling. See on him Chronicle Issue 6.// and the note in number 26, where, however, an error was committed in the copy received. As suggested in number 27 (Amnesty International edition, note 16), the item concerns Raketsky, not Rokityansky.

[8] For text of Pyotr Yakir’s letter to Andrei Sakharov (//in Russian), see A Chronicle of Human Rights in the USSR, number 2, 1973.

[9] On Vladimir Dremlyuga see Chronicle Issues 3-5, 8, 10, 15, 17, 19-22, 27. In December 1974 he emigrated from the USSR.

[10] On Ludmila Alekseyeva see Chronicle Issues 1-3, 6, 8, 21.