18.13 Letters and Statements

No 18 : 5 March 1971 On 5 September 1970 in Butyrka Prison Natalya Gorbanevskaya wrote a letter addressed to Western publishing houses and to samizdat in this country. We are publishing the text of the letter: “It has become known to me that a book of my poetry has been published in the West.…

14.13 Additions and Corrections

No 14 : 30 June 1970 In Chronicle 13.8 the almanach Bridges [Mosty] was incorrectly called an “NTS journal” in the report of the trial of Bakhtiyarov (Kiev). Bridges //was published by TsOPE, the Central Union of Political Emigre’s from the USSR. The item “Circumstances surrounding the investigation of the case of N. Gorbanevskaya” (see…

Commentary No 3

No 3 : 30 August 1968 3.1 RESPONSES IN MOSCOW “In fact, Czechoslovak newspapers remained on sale up until 21 August,” wrote the Chronicle, over two years later (see 18.14). “Their ‘disappearance’ can only be explained by an increased demand for the same number of copies available.” 3.3 GORBANEVSKAYA LETTER (28 August 1968) Both The…