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A brief passage from Anatoly CHERNYAEV's unpublished "Diary", in which he responds to a report to the Central Committee by ANDROPOV (29 December 1975*, 3213-A) about the statements of foreign communist parties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)

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

10 June 1968* (1342-A) Crimean Tatars

Intentions of Crimean Tatars to appeal to the United Nations. A clandestine report passed on to the Central Committee by the KGB concerning Pyotr GRIGORENKO's remarks. [R 10 June 1968, 1342-A] ============================================================= [one page] USSR Committee for State Security [KGB] of the USSR Council of Ministers 10 June 1968, No. 1342-A Moscow SECRET To the … Continue reading 10 June 1968* (1342-A) Crimean Tatars