Investigation of the cases of Ilya Gabai and Pyotr Grigorenko, August 1969 (9.6)

«No 9 : 31 August 1969» When Galina Gabai [CCE 9.8], wife of Ilya Gabai, addressed a complaint to the Procurator-General, protesting not only against the unlawful arrest of her husband, but also against his being sent to Tashkent without the slightest reason—according to the law the investigation should be held in the place where … Continue reading Investigation of the cases of Ilya Gabai and Pyotr Grigorenko, August 1969 (9.6)

P.G. Grigorenko on the special psychiatric hospitals, December 1969 (11.2)

«No 11 : 31 December 1969» In her book Midday [Polden] Natalya Gorbanevskaya includes the following account by P.G. Grigorenko. It is published here in abbreviated form. ================================= The idea of "special psychiatric hospitals" is not in itself without merit, but as for the way this idea is implemented in our country, there is nothing … Continue reading P.G. Grigorenko on the special psychiatric hospitals, December 1969 (11.2)

A clarification of nationalities policy, February 1969 (6.6)

No 6 : 28 February 1969 In February 1969 Dmitry Motyl, a student of the physics and chemistry faculty of the Mendeleyev Chemico-Technological Institute in Moscow, showed his friends an appeal by the Crimean Tatars to people of good will [CCE 2.4]. One of the students suggested to the Komsomol committee that they should express … Continue reading A clarification of nationalities policy, February 1969 (6.6)

Documents circulating in samizdat about the trial, October 1968 (4.3)

No 4 : 31 October 1968 The letter of 28 August 1968 from Natalya Gorbanevskaya [CCE 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 Documents circulating in samizdat about the trial, October 1968 (4.3)