21.11 Samizdat update

No 21 : 11 September 1971 [1] A. I. Solzhenitsyn, August 1914 At the beginning of June 1971 there appeared a report of the publication of A. I. Solzhenitsyn’s new novel August 1914 (YMCA Press, Paris). The author’s “Afterword“ to the novel specifies the circumstances which prevented it from being printed by Soviet publishing-houses: “This…

20.12 Samizdat update

No 20 : 2 July 1971 [1] Herald of the Exodus No. 1 (a collection of documents) Contents: On the eve of the trials (letters from relatives and friends of the accused in Leningrad, Kishinyov, and Riga); Visits by groups of Jews to USSR government bodies; The departure applications of M. Kalik and V. Slepak;…