15.9 Extra-judicial Persecution

No 15 : 31 August 1970 N.P. Lisovskaya, Master of biological sciences and an employee of the USSR Academy of Sciences’ Institute of Plant Physiology, was dismissed in July on the grounds of redundancy. The reason – private letters written two years ago in defence of A. Marchenko. * V[ladimir] Miloshevich, research officer at the…

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…

10.15 News in brief

No 10 : 31 August 1969 [1] On 13 June the poet Ivan Sokulsky, who is about 30 years old, was arrested in Dnepropetrovsk [in S.E. Ukraine]. He had earlier been dismissed from his job and expelled from Dnepropetrovsk University where he was in his fifth year. After this he worked as a fireman and…