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)

The Trial of Mikhail Rivkin, 12-13 July 1983 (Vesti 1983, 21-1)

<< USSR News Brief (Vesti iz SSSR), 15 November 1983 >> On 12-13 July 1983 the Moscow City Court examined the case of Mikhail Germanovich RIVKIN, the only one of the “socialists” group who refused to submit a request for a pardon (see Vesti 1983, 16-5). The deputy chairman of the Moscow City Court, V.G. … Continue reading The Trial of Mikhail Rivkin, 12-13 July 1983 (Vesti 1983, 21-1)

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)

64.3 – Arrests, 6 April 1982: socialists and religious samizdat people

<< No 64 : 30 June 1982 >> The Case of the “Socialists”[1] On 6 April in Moscow Boris Yulevich Kagarlitsky (b. 1958), Andrei Vasilevich Fadin (b. 1953), Pavel Mikhailovich Kudyukin (b. 1953), Yury Leonidovich Khavkin (b. 1949) and Vladimir Nikolayevich Chernetsky (b. 1950) were arrested. They were all charged under Article 70 of the … Continue reading 64.3 – Arrests, 6 April 1982: socialists and religious samizdat people