Author Archives: editors (JC)

About editors (JC)

translator, researcher, editor

Only a Trial will do This Time

In March 2018, Vladimir Putin will run for the Russian presidency for a fourth time. Following the murder of Boris Nemtsov, early in 2015, his most prominent opponent is Alexei Navalny, who famously denounced United Russia, as the party of … Continue reading

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Alternative sources (1968-1992)

The 63 published issues of the CHRONICLE OF CURRENT EVENTS (1968-1983) can all be accessed in English translation. The Russian original ХРОНИКА ТЕКУЩИХ СОБЫТИЙ is also available online; as is most of the Munich-based ВЕСТИ ИЗ СССР (1978-1992), which was … Continue reading

Posted in 2.1 pre-1975, 2.2 post-1975, 3.1 the 1960s, 3.2 the 1970s, 3.3 after 1980, 3.4 Andrei Sakharov, 3.5 Alexander Solzhenitsyn, 3.6 The abuse of psychiatry, 4. Perestroika

31 January 1938*, Pb 57/48

Dealing with “Anti-Soviet Elements”. Politburo accepts NKVD request to increase quotas for 1st category arrests (executions) and 2nd category arrests in 22 Republics and Regions across the USSR (2 pp). [R 31 January 1938, Pb 57-48] ========================================================= [page one of … Continue reading

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29 December 1980*, Pb 230/34

Politburo decision. Financial assistance in 1981 (US $) to Communist Parties and movements (USA, 2 million; France, 2 million; Finland, 1.4 million; Portugal, 700,000), in total 57 recipients (5 pp). [R 1980, 29 December] ========================================================= [page one of three] Workers … Continue reading

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