20.8 Trials in Estonia and Sochi

No 20 : 2 July 1971 TALLINN. In April Vladimir Vasilevich Eikhvald, a radio engineer aged 57, was judged to be of unsound mind by an in-patient, forensic-psychiatric examination.  For the institution of proceedings against Eikhvald under Article 194-1 of the Estonian Criminal Code, equivalent to Article 190-1 of the Russian Code) See CCE 18.10…

16.5 Trials of Recent Years

No 16 : 31 October 1970 On 3 October 1969 the Leningrad City Court (consisting of O.V. Karlov, chairman; V.M. Shimanov and V.I. Chistov, people’s assessors; A.Ya. Dosugov, Procurator [State prosecutor]; and G.V. Feigina and E.N. Trofimovskaya, counsels for the defence) considered in closed session the case of Galina Vladimirovna Silivonchik (see “Inmates of the…

11.17 Appendix – repressive measures in 1969

No 11 : 31 December 1969 The Chronicle gives a list of [62] persons known to have been subjected to repression for political reasons in 1969. [Note: the laws indicated refer to the Russian Criminal Code. In the other fourteen Union Republics Article 70 and Article 190-1 have a different numeration.] [This list was corrected…

8.14 News in brief

No 8 : 30 June 1969 [1] In mid-May 1969, workers at the Kiev Hydroelectric Station in the village of Beryozka met to discuss the housing problem: many of them are even now still living in prefabricated huts and railway coaches despite the authorities’ promises to provide housing. The workers declared that they no longer…