12.9 News in brief

No 12 : 28 February 1970 [1] TASHKENT. Seidomet Khalibayev was arrested at the end of December 1969 under Article 190-1 [Article 194-1 in Uzbek SSR Criminal Code]. Earlier served a sentence in connection with the case of Yury Osmanov. [2] Nuri Abduraimov. Born 1940, arrested 8 January 1970 in the town of Yangiyul, Uzbek…

12.2 The trial of P.G. Grigorenko

No 12 : 28 February 1970 At the very end of the investigation into charges under Article 190-1 of the Russian Criminal Code further charges were added, under Articles 191-4 of the Uzbek Criminal Code and 70 of the Russian Code. Grigorenko’s defence counsel, S. V. Kalistratova, learned this only at the trial, which opened…

11.17 Appendix – repressive measures in 1969

No 11 : 31 December 1969 The Chronicle gives a list of [62] persons known to have been subjected to repression for political reasons in 1969. [Note: the laws indicated refer to the Russian Criminal Code. In the other fourteen Union Republics Article 70 and Article 190-1 have a different numeration.] [This list was corrected…

8.14 News in brief

No 8 : 30 June 1969 [1] In mid-May 1969, workers at the Kiev Hydroelectric Station in the village of Beryozka met to discuss the housing problem: many of them are even now still living in prefabricated huts and railway coaches despite the authorities’ promises to provide housing. The workers declared that they no longer…