Category Archives: 3.1 the 1960s

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), translated into … Continue reading

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27 January 1967*, Pb 32/5

KGB report. Measures taken against people defending Sinyavsky and Daniel (5 pp). [R 27 January 1967, No 162] Excerpts. ================================================================ [page one of five] 9 February 1967, Minute No. 32 Not to be included in the Minutes This matter is … Continue reading

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5 January 1966*, St 132/11

Secretariat. Preparations for the trial of Andrei Sinyavsky and Yuly Daniel (9 pp).  [R 5 January 1966, St 132-11] Excerpts. =========================================================== [page one of nine] Workers of all Lands, Unite! COMMUNIST PARTY OF THE SOVIET UNION, CENTRAL COMMITTEE Top Secret … Continue reading

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4 September 1968* (no number)

A letter to Mikoyan from Ivy Litvinov [nee Low] in defence of her grandson, Pavel, arrested after the Red Square demonstration; forwarded by Mikoyan to Brezhnev. [R 4 September 1968] ============================================================= [page one of one] Copy Dear Anastas Ivanovich, I’m … Continue reading

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