Two trials about compulsory medical treatment, July-August 1969 (9.3)

«No 9 : 31 August 1969» On 16 July 1969, the Moscow Region Court, under the chairmanship of Judge Makarova, examined the case of Victor Kuznetsov at a closed hearing. Kuznetsov's activities had been classified by the investigators under Article 70 of the Russian Criminal Code. The substance of his activities was as follows: spreading … Continue reading Two trials about compulsory medical treatment, July-August 1969 (9.3)

The fate of dissenters declared mentally ill, July 1969 (8.7)

«Issue 8 : 30 June 1969» In the course of July three court hearings [CCE 9.3] are expected which will involve the ordering of compulsory measures of a medical nature. A panel of forensic psychiatry experts from the Serbsky Institute in Moscow has pronounced Victor Kuznetsov, whose arrest the Chronicle [CCE 7.3] has already reported, … Continue reading The fate of dissenters declared mentally ill, July 1969 (8.7)

A “new method” of conducting searches, August-October 1968 (4.5)

No 4 : 31 October 1968 On 27 September 1968, Ivan Yakhimovich's apartment was searched. Until recently chairman of the Jaune Guarde collective farm, Yakhimovich was dismissed from his job after sending his well-known letter to the CPSU Central Committee. His wife Irina was also sacked from the school where she taught.  He is at … Continue reading A “new method” of conducting searches, August-October 1968 (4.5)