No 63 : 31 December 1981

THE STRUGGLE FOR HUMAN RIGHTS IN THE SOVIET UNION CONTINUES

Few of the reports in this issue have been digitised. Page numbers for the pdf version
(CCE No 63, see below) are given to the right of the items in this Contents page.

1. Persecution of the Working Commission on Psychiatric Abuse  [7]

The trial of Irina Grivnina
The trial of Felix Serebrov

2. The case of the journal Poiski (Searches)  [9]

The trial of Mikhail Yakovlev

3. The arrest of Ivan Kovalyov  [10]

4. The trial of Anatoly Marchenko  [19]

5. The trial of Arseny Roginsky  [22]

6. The trial of Vsevolod Kuvakin  [28]

7. ARRESTS  [30]

– The arrest of Anatoly Ivanov-Skuratov
– The arrest of Victor Yatsenko
– The arrest of Valery Repin
– The arrest of Yevgeny Kozlovsky

8. SEARCHES AND INTERROGATIONS  [31]

– A search at the home of Sophia Kalistratova
– The case of Alexander Bolonkin
– A search at the home of Sergei Khodorovich  [34]
– Interrogation of Alexander Daniel
– A new case about “the Circulation of Deliberate Fabrications”
– Miscellaneous

9. CHATS  [36]

10. Persecution of the Action Group for the Rights of the Disabled  [36]

11. EVENTS IN UKRAINE  [38]

– The trial of Ivan Sokulsky and Grigory Prikhodko
– The trial of Mikhail Kandyba
– The trial of Yevgeny Antsupov
– The trial of Raisa Rudenko
– The trial of Pavel Kampov  [40]
– The arrest of Nikolai Plakhatnyuk
– The arrest of Mikhail Gorin (Horyn)
– 40th anniversary of Baby Yar  [42]
– Miscellaneous

12. Events in Georgia  [46]

13. Events in Lithuania  [48]

– The death of Father B Laurinavicius
Persecution of Catholics
[photos, 51-56]

14. PERSECUTION OF BELIEVERS  [57]

Adventists

– Trials
– The arrest of Ivan Konev
– Searches

Baptists

– The trial of Pyotr Rumachik and Dmitry Minyakov
– The arrests of Vitaly Gomon and Nadezhda Lebedeva
– Miscellaneous

Pentecostalists  [58]

Uniates (“Ukrainian Catholics”)

– The trial of Fathers Roman Esip and Vasyl Kovatsiv

Russian Orthodox

15. THE RIGHT TO LEAVE  [59]

Moscow
– The trial of Boris Chernobylsky
– The arrest of Victor Tomachinsky  [61]
– Miscellaneous

Leningrad  [68]
– The trial of Yevgeny Lein
– Miscellaneous

Sverdlovsk  [70]
– The arrest of Lev Shefer and Vladimir Elchin

Novosibirsk

Krasnoyarsk

Kiev  [72]
– The trial of Stanislav Zubko
– Miscellaneous

Kharkov  [74]
– The trial of Alexander Paritsky

Odessa

Chernovtsy  [76]

Riga

Vilnius  [77]
– The departure of Elisaveta Alekseyeva

Those who have left

16. IN THE PRISONS AND CAMPS  [82]

– The trial of Paruir Airikyan
– The trial of Vasily Ovsienko
– The trial of Vasily Streltsov
– The trial of Yaroslav Lesiv
– The case of Vasily Sichko
– The case of Mikhail Kukobaka
– Chistopol Prison  [83]
– Mordovian Camps
– Perm camps  [86]
– Other prisons and camps  [91]
– Letters and Statements by Political Prisoners  [95]
– In defence of Political Prisoners
– Political Prisoners’ Day
– Releases

17. IN EXILE  [98]

– The arrest of Yury Khramtsov
– The trial of Merab Kostava
– The trial of Skvirsky
– Releases

18. IN THE PSYCHIATRIC HOSPITALS  [101]

– In the Special Psychiatric Hospitals
– Biographies (N.I. Baranov)
– Releases

19. Under sentence of “compulsory work at official direction”  [103]

– The trial of S. Yermolayev
– Releases

20. After release  [104]

21. Extrajudicial persecution  [105]

22. After the trials of Alexander Lavut and Tatyana Osipova  [105]

23. Miscellaneous reports  [110]

– Secret searches
– Human Rights Day in Moscow

24. LETTERS AND STATEMENTS  [113]

– Documents of the Moscow Helsinki Group

25. Samizdat update  [114]

26. Official documents  [116]

27. Corrections and additions  [116]

– The Case of Fyodor Sidenko
– The Case of Gleb Yakunin
– The Case of Kalep
– The Case of Tiit Niltsoo

[End notes and Bibliographical note, 119]

FIFTEENTH YEAR OF PUBLICATION

“Issue No 63 of the Chronicle of Current Events has appeared in Moscow.
It contains 230 typescript pages and is dated 31 December 1981,”
USSR News Brief fortnightly, 31 March 1983 (item 6-34).

First publication in English, Amnesty International, July 1983
No 63 : 31 December 1981 (AI pdf)

No 64 : 30 June 1982 …