Bukovsky laid to rest

On Tuesday, 19 November 2019, Vladimir BUKOVSKY was buried in Highgate Cemetery, north London, after a service conducted by an Orthodox priest at the chapel nearby. Among those who spoke later at the funeral reception in Lauderdale House were Mustafa Dzhemilev, leader of the Crimean Tatar nation; journalist and veteran Soviet dissident Alexander Podrabinek; and … Continue reading Bukovsky laid to rest

Vladimir Konstantinovich BUKOVSKY

Belebei (USSR), 30 December 1942 — Cambridge (UK), 27 October 2019. Vladimir BUKOVSKY, once dubbed “a hero of almost legendary proportion among the Soviet dissident movement” by the New York Times, died of cardiac arrest in Addenbrookes Hospital, in Cambridge, England at 9:30 pm (Greenwich Mean Time) on 27 October 2019. He was 76. His … Continue reading Vladimir Konstantinovich BUKOVSKY

10 September 1976* (2066-A) Abuse of Psychiatry

The KGB, USSR Ministry of Health and others write to Central Committee about Western "anti-Soviet propaganda" concerning the abuse of psychiatry for political purposes. [Russian: 10 September 1976, 2066-A] total 18 pp. The file contains eight documents, dated 10 September to 28 December 1976, from a variety of organisations to the Central Committee, directly or … Continue reading 10 September 1976* (2066-A) Abuse of Psychiatry

15 March 1977* (Pb 49/XV) Letter to PCF

Politburo. Final version of the letter to leaders of the French Communist Party (total 23 pp). For draft see above, 22 February, St 45/8. [R 15 March 1977, Pb 49-XV] Excerpts. =============================================================== [page two] Item 15, Minutes No 49 Top Secret To the Central Committee of the French Communist Party Dear Comrades ----------------------------------------------- [page two] In … Continue reading 15 March 1977* (Pb 49/XV) Letter to PCF