10.7 A demonstration by Scandinavian students

No 10 : 31 October 1969 On 6 October 1969, at five o’clock in the evening, Harald Bristol of Oslo and Elizabeth Lie from Uppsala staged a demonstration in defence of the arrested General P.G. Grigorenko in GUM, the largest store in Moscow [located on Red Square]. The two young people chained themselves to the…

2.3 Pamphlets of the “Church” group on Mayakovsky Square

Issue No 2 : 30 June 1968 In Moscow at 6 p.m. on 17 June 1968, in Mayakovsky Square, three young English people attempted to distribute leaflets demanding the liberation of Soviet political prisoners. The young people, 20-year-old Janette Hammond, 21-year-old John Careswell and 25-year-old Vivian Broughton, were detained by representatives of the state security…