Category Archives: 3.6 The abuse of psychiatry

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

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10 September 1976*, 2066-A

KGB and Ministry of Health to Central Committee about Western “anti-Soviet propaganda” concerning the abuse of psychiatry for political purposes (18 pp). [R 10 September 1976, 2066-A] =========================================================== [page one of eighteen] State Security Committee [KGB] at the USSR Soviet … Continue reading

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21 November 1977*, No 3042

Report by the USSR Ministry of Health about results of World Psychiatric Congress in Hawaii (9 pp). [R 21 November 1977, No 3042] Excerpt. =========================================================== In preparation for the Congress the USSR Ministry of Health analysed the main anti-Soviet publications … Continue reading

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22 January 1970*, Pb 151/XIII

Politburo about the mentaly ill. Andropov circulates to fellow Politburo members a report from Krasnodar Region KGB suggesting a widespread threat to public order and the Soviet system from the mentally ill (5 pp). [R 22 January 1970, Pb 151-XIII] … Continue reading

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