On the presentation of the Nobel Prize to A.I. Solzhenitsyn (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 (25.4)

A New Public Association: the Moscow Helsinki Group, 12 May 1976 (40.13)

<< No 40 : 20 May 1976 >> On 12 May 1976 a declaration was issued announcing the formation of a new public association [NGO] in Moscow: the “Group to Assist the Implementation of the Helsinki Agreements in the USSR”. The declaration states: The Group’s aim is to promote the observance of the Final Act … Continue reading A New Public Association: the Moscow Helsinki Group, 12 May 1976 (40.13)

The Arrest of Alexander Ginzburg, 3 February 1977 (44.2.2)

<< No 44 : 16 March 1977 >> On 2 February 1977 an article, “Liars and Pharisees”, was published in the weekly Literaturnaya gazeta under the signature of A. Petrov (Agatov). Its appearance aroused serious concern for the fate of Alexander GINZBURG and Yury ORLOV. The same day a press conference was called at Ginzburg’s … Continue reading The Arrest of Alexander Ginzburg, 3 February 1977 (44.2.2)