12.4 Political trials around the USSR

No 12 : 28 February 1970 DNEPROPETROVSK (Ukraine) From 19 to 27 January the trial of I. G. Sokulsky, N. G. Kulchinsky and V. V. Savchenko, accused under Article 62 of the Ukrainian Criminal Code (which corresponds to Article 70 of the Russian Code), was held in Dnepropetrovsk. The judge was Tubelts, the assessors were…

11.17 Appendix – repressive measures in 1969

No 11 : 31 December 1969 The Chronicle gives a list of [62] persons known to have been subjected to repression for political reasons in 1969. [Note: the laws indicated refer to the Russian Criminal Code. In the other fourteen Union Republics Article 70 and Article 190-1 have a different numeration.] [This list was corrected…

6.8 Samizdat update

No 6 : 28 February 1969 1. Roy Medvedev, Before the Court of History This book has long been known to a narrow circle but has only begun to circulate widely in samizdat. It is a three-volume study of the life and personality of J.V. Stalin, his administration and his crimes. 2. “Svetlana Stalin and…