Chernyaev diary (3 January 1976)

A brief passage from Anatoly CHERNYAEV's unpublished "Diary", in which he responds to a report to the Central Committee by ANDROPOV (29 December 1975*, 3213-A) about the statements of foreign communist parties concerning "political prisoners" in the USSR (NSA, document and translation). ==================================== 3 January 1976 From interesting things at the Central Committee, in the … Continue reading Chernyaev diary (3 January 1976)

5 January 1966* (St 132/11) Sinyavsky-Daniel

Secretariat. Preparations for the trial of Andrei SINYAVSKY and Yuly DANIEL. Includes joint memorandum from KGB chairman and Procurator-General (23 December 1965, 2843-S), pp 2-7, and February 1966 report on outcome of trial, pp 8-9. [R 5 January 1966, St 132-11] total 9 pp. ======================================= [page one of nine] Workers of all Lands, Unite! COMMUNIST … Continue reading 5 January 1966* (St 132/11) Sinyavsky-Daniel

15 April 1968* (Pb 79/XII) Marchenko

Proposal to Brezhnev and Andropov to revoke Soviet citizenship of dissidents ILYA GABAI (1935-1973) and ANATOLY MARCHENKO (1938-1986). The two men both died premature deaths in the USSR. Includes draft edicts of USSR Supreme Soviet, pp. 2-3. [R 15 April 1968, Pb 79-XII] total 3 pp. =========================================================== [page one of three] Workers of all Lands, … Continue reading 15 April 1968* (Pb 79/XII) Marchenko

25 November 1967* [Information Dept] Ginzburg-Galanskov trial

Information Department to Central Committee. Memo critical of the preparations for the forthcoming trial of Ginzburg, Galanskov, Dobrovolsky and Lashkova (excerpt). [R 25 November 1967] total 5 pp. ============================================================ [page one of five] MEMORANDUM About the case of the anti-Soviet group of Ginzburg, Galanskov, Dobrovolsky and Lashkova In their present form the charges in the … Continue reading 25 November 1967* [Information Dept] Ginzburg-Galanskov trial

22 December 1967* (Pb 63/122) Ginzburg-Galanskov trial

Politburo. Directions to Soviet ambassadors in the Eastern bloc, and in Western countries, concerning the forthcoming trial of Ginzburg, Galanskov, Dobrovolsky and Lashkova. [R 22 December 1967, Pb 63-122] total 2 pp. ========================================================== [page one of two] Workers of all Lands, Unite! COMMUNIST PARTY OF THE SOVIET UNION. CENTRAL COMMITTEE Top Secret Pb 63 / … Continue reading 22 December 1967* (Pb 63/122) Ginzburg-Galanskov trial