13.9 Samizdat update

<< No 13 : 30 April 1970 >> 1. A. P. Sakharov, V. F. Turchin and R. A. Medvedev, “A letter to Party and government leaders” (dated 19 March 1970) ♦ A scholar with a world-wide reputation, “the father of the hydrogen bomb”, Academician A.D. Sakharov, the research physicist V. F. Turchin who is author…

11.14 Samizdat update

No 11 : 31 December 1969 [1] Andrei Amalrik, “An open letter to Anatoly Kuznetsov” Amalrik decided to write to Kuznetsov after hearing his “Appeal to all people” on the radio and reading his article, “The Russian writer and the KGB”. Kuznetsov makes frequent reference to the absence of freedom in the USSR, but, as…

6.8 Samizdat update

No 6 : 28 February 1969 1. Roy Medvedev, Before the Court of History This book has long been known to a narrow circle but has only begun to circulate widely in samizdat. It is a three-volume study of the life and personality of J.V. Stalin, his administration and his crimes. 2. “Svetlana Stalin and…