23.4 Renewal of Fainberg and Borisov’s Hunger-Strike

No 23 : 5 January 1972 Victor Fainberg and Vladimir Borisov, who are in the Leningrad Special Psychiatric Hospital, declared a new hunger-strike on 26 December 1971 (on their previous hunger-strike see CCE 19.3 and CCE 22.8 [item 14]). Between 20 and 26 December 1971 Fainberg appealed to the USSR Minister of Health, Academician Petrovsky,…

5.4 News in brief

No 5 : 31 December 1968 [1] In the Crimea there are periodic police raids on Tatars who have returned home. On 15 July 1968, eleven Crimean Tatar families were brutally manhandled at the ‘Bolshevik’ state farm in the Krasnogvardeisky (Red Guard) district. Since the publication of the decree of 5 September 1967, only eighteen…