14.10 Extra-Judicial Persecution

No 14 : 30 June 1970 GORKY the Gorky Trial of Four was reported in Chronicle 13.3. It has become known that persons with one connection or another with the convicted men are being persecuted. Yelena Ponomaryova, an employee of the regional children’s library, is the wife of Sergei Ponomaryov who was sentenced to five…

12.4 Political trials around the USSR

No 12 : 28 February 1970 DNEPROPETROVSK (Ukraine) From 19 to 27 January the trial of I. G. Sokulsky, N. G. Kulchinsky and V. V. Savchenko, accused under Article 62 of the Ukrainian Criminal Code (which corresponds to Article 70 of the Russian Code), was held in Dnepropetrovsk. The judge was Tubelts, the assessors were…