23.4 Renewal of Fainberg and Borisov’s Hunger-Strike

No 23 : 5 January 1972 Victor Fainberg and Vladimir Borisov, who are in the Leningrad Special Psychiatric Hospital, declared a new hunger-strike on 26 December 1971 (on their previous hunger-strike see CCE 19.3 and CCE 22.8 [item 14]). Between 20 and 26 December 1971 Fainberg appealed to the USSR Minister of Health, Academician Petrovsky,…

16.5 Trials of Recent Years

No 16 : 31 October 1970 On 3 October 1969 the Leningrad City Court (consisting of O.V. Karlov, chairman; V.M. Shimanov and V.I. Chistov, people’s assessors; A.Ya. Dosugov, Procurator [State prosecutor]; and G.V. Feigina and E.N. Trofimovskaya, counsels for the defence) considered in closed session the case of Galina Vladimirovna Silivonchik (see “Inmates of the…