11.12 Repressive acts against the Action Group for Human Rights

No 11 : 31 December 1969 Repressive acts against Members of the Action Group and those who supported Appeals to the United Nations (May to December 1969) Members of the Action Group: G. Altunyan, engineer from Kharkov, sentenced to three years in a labour camp under Article 190-1. V. Borisov, worker from Leningrad, arrested under … Continue reading 11.12 Repressive acts against the Action Group for Human Rights

1.3 Repressive measures in response to protests about trial

<< No 1 : 30 April 1968 >> The unprecedented extent of the movement of protest about the trial of Galanskov, Ginzburg, Dobrovolsky and Lashkova provoked a series of repressive measures. 1 At the beginning of February 1968 Mrs L.I. Ginzburg, Irina Zholkovskaya ([respectively, mother and fiancee of Alexander Ginzburg) and Olga Timofeyeva (Galanskov's wife) … Continue reading 1.3 Repressive measures in response to protests about trial

Texts in English

Amalrik, Andrei, Will the Soviet Union survive until 1984? (1970) Brumberg, A. The Quest for Justice, London, 1970 Dzyuba, Ivan, Internationalism or Russification? Ginzburg, Alexander, The White Book (in Russian). See Labedz and Hayward Gorbanevskaya, Natalya, Red Square at Noon, London 1970/// Grigorenko, Pyotr, Labedz, L. & M. Hayward, M. (eds), On Trial: the case … Continue reading Texts in English

4.3 Documents circulating in samizdat about the trial

No 4 : 31 October 1968 The letter of 28 August 1968 from Natalya Gorbanevskaya [see 3.3] to the editors of Rude Pravo, Unita, Humanite, The Morning Star and other foreign newspapers: an account of the events of 25 August. A letter from Anatoly Yakobson replying to accusations that the demonstration was "useless". A letter … Continue reading 4.3 Documents circulating in samizdat about the trial