Commentary No 5

No 5 : 31 December 1969 5.1 SURVEY OF SAMIZDAT IN 1968 [1] Notable prose works appearing in samizdat during previous years. Ginzburg, Krutoi marshrut (1967 (in Grani 64-8, Frankfurt); Into the Whirlwind (London 1967) Shalamov stories published 1966-1970 in Novy zhurnal (New York); two included in Michael Scammell (ed), Russia's Other Writers (1970). Lidiya … Continue reading Commentary No 5

13.8 – The trial of I. Yakhimovich [15-18 April 1970] and other trials

<< No 13 : 30 April 1970 >> From 15 to 18 April a repeat trial of Ivan Yakhimovich was held (CCE 9.3 and CCE 11.15, item 22), following a second expert examination at the Serbsky Institute. The team of experts once again declared I. Yakhimovich to be of unsound mind, but with the reservation … Continue reading 13.8 – The trial of I. Yakhimovich [15-18 April 1970] and other trials