18.11 Samizdat Update

No 18 : 5 March 1971 [1] The Ethical Goal (1970) A philosophical sketch by an anonymous author making certain recommendations to the democratic movement in the USSR. The work examines the possibility of a real implementation of the principle of Good in relations between men. In this, the author thinks, lies the only chance…

18.5 A Survey of Events in Ukraine

No 18 : 5 March 1971 (based on material from the Ukrainian Herald [Ukrainsky visniyk] Nos. 1-3, January-October 1970; issued in Ukrainian) [1] The first issue of Ukrainian Herald was briefly annotated in Chronicle 13.9. The Herald‘s aim is to inform the public about cases of violation of human rights in the Ukraine, about cases…

COMMENTARY No 17

No 17 : 31 December 1970 17.1 THE TRIAL OF AMALRIK AND UBOZHKO (AI) Amalrik’s “Letter to Anatoly Kuznetsov” (see 11.14 (1) ) was published on 10 August 1969 in The Daily Telegraph (London), printed in Survey (London, No. 74-75, 1970), and included in the British edition of Will the Soviet Union Survive Until 1984?…