The Committee for Human Rights in the USSR, 4 November 1970 (17.4)

«No 17 : 31 December 1970» The Committee for Human Rights, consisting of Academician A.D. Sakharov and physicists A.N. Tverdokhlebov and V.N. Chalidze, was formed in Moscow on 4 November 1970. The committee formulated five principles underlying its activities: "1. The Committee for Human Rights is a creative association acting in accordance with the laws … Continue reading The Committee for Human Rights in the USSR, 4 November 1970 (17.4)

First anniversary of the invasion of Czechoslovakia, August 1969 (9.1)

«No 9 : 31 August 1969» [1] On 20 August 1969 a group of Soviet citizens issued the following declaration: "On 21 August last year a tragic event took place: Czechoslovakia, a friendly country, was invaded by Warsaw Pact Troops. “The aim of this action was to put a stop to the process of democratisation … Continue reading First anniversary of the invasion of Czechoslovakia, August 1969 (9.1)

Repressive measures in response to protests about trial, April 1968 (1.3)

<< No 1 : 30 April 1968 >> The unprecedented extent of the movement of protest about the trial of Galanskov, Ginzburg, Dobrovolsky and Lashkova provoked a series of repressive measures. 1 At the beginning of February 1968 Mrs L.I. Ginzburg, Irina Zholkovskaya ([respectively, mother and fiancee of Alexander Ginzburg) and Olga Timofeyeva (Galanskov's wife) … Continue reading Repressive measures in response to protests about trial, April 1968 (1.3)