33.1 – Political Prisoner’s Day [30 October 1974]

<< No 33 : 10 December 1974 >> According to advance information received from the labour camps of Mordovia and Perm, a decision was taken there to designate 30 October 1974[1] as the “Day of the Political Prisoner in the USSR”. On that day the prisoners intended to declare hunger strikes, which were to last…

43.2 Traditional Days of Protest in the Soviet Union

<< No. 43 : 31 December 1976 >> 30 OCTOBER 1976 – POLITICAL PRISONERS’ DAY In 1976 Political Prisoners’ Day was observed for the third time. [1a]  In camps and prisons the traditional hunger-strikes took place on that day; over sixty people took part. Among them were: ● the women prisoners Irina Stasiv-Kalynets, Oksana Popovich,…

17.15 Those arrested in 1970 (Supplement part 2)

No 17 : 31 December 1971 January 1971 Supplement to Chronicle No 17 PART TWO THOSE PEOPLE ARRESTED, OR ARRESTED AND TRIED IN 1970 For the information on individuals (see Part 1, 17.14) 1. RUSSIAN SOVIET FEDERATED SOCIALIST REPUBLIC MOSCOW 1. Andrei Alexeyevich AMALRIK, b. 1938, commentator. Arrested 21 May; Article 190-1; three years hard…