14.1 The Arrest of Andrei Amalrik

No 14 : 30 June 1970 Andrei Alekseyevich Amalrik was arrested on 21 May 1970 in the village of Akulovo in the Moscow Region. At 11 a.m. about twenty agents of the KGB and of the Moscow and Sverdlovsk Procuracies appeared in four cars. Amalrik was shown the charge of circulating “literature containing slanderous fabrications…

17.1 The Trial of Amalrik and Ubozhko

No 17 : 31 December 1970 The trial of Andrei Amalrik and Lev Ubozhko (CCE 13, 14, 15, 16) was held in Sverdlovsk on 11-12 November 1970. The Judge was A. Shalayev, the people’s assessors — Korobeinikova and Orlov. The defence counsels were V. Shveisky (for A. Amalrik) and Khardin (for L. Ubozhko). The prosecutor…