3.1 THE SUPPRESSION OF DISSENT in the 1960s

1963

26 April 1963, St 68/22 [3.1] – KGB to Secretariat. Samizdat document “Art and Politics” (15 pp). [R 26 April 1963, St 68-22]

1966

5 January 1966, St-132/11 [3.1] – Secretariat. Completion of investigation into case against ANDREI SINYAVSKY and YULY DANIEL; preparations for trial. (9 pp).  [R 5 January 1966, St 132-11]

16 February 1966, No. 346-Z [3.1] – KGB (Zakharov) and Procurator General Rudenko report on reactions to trial of ANDREI SINYAVSKY and YULY DANIEL (4 pp). [R 16 February 1966, 346-Z]

17 February 1966, Рb 234/34 [3.1] – Politburo decision. Deprive VALERY TARSIS of his Soviet citizenship. [R 17 February 1966, Pb 234-34]

8 April 1966, Рb 238/132 [3.1] – Politburo. Anti-Soviet publications in British press relating to VALERY TARSIS (7 pp). [R 8 April 1966, Pb 238-132]

1967

27 January 1967*, No. 162 [3.1] – KGB report. Measures taken against people defending SINYAVSKY and DANIEL (5 pp). [R 27 January 1967, No 162]

31 July 1967*, 1931-A [3.1; 3.5] – KGB report. Samizdat publication in Obninsk by ZHORES MEDVEDEV of SOLZHENITSYN’s book The First Circle. KGB plans to detain PYOTR YAKIR with copies of this manuscript (3 pp). [R 31 July 1967, 1931-A]

31 August 1967*, 2213-A [3.1] – KGB report. About 22 January arrest of VLADIMIR BUKOVSKY, VADIM DELAUNAY, YEVGENY KUSHEV, and VICTOR KHAUSTOV on Pushkin Square (3 pp). [R 31 August 1967, 2213-A] tbt

4 September 1967*, Pb 1393 [3.1] – Politburo decision. Publish brief report in Moscow evening newspaper (Vechernyaya Moskva) about trial of dissident protestors, VLADIMIR BUKOVSKY, VADIM DELAUNAY and YEVGENY KUSHCHEV (4 pp). [R 4 September 1967, Pb 1393]

14 November 1967, (no number) [3.1] – SUSLOV and STEPAKOV to Central Committee. ROY MEDVEDEV’s book Let History Judge; text of MEDVEDEV letter to SUSLOV, requesting meeting and review of book (9 pp). [R 14 November 1967]

22 November 1967*, 2840-A [3.1] – KGB memorandum. About the arrests of ALEXANDER GINZBURG, YURY GALANSKOV, ALEXANDER DOBROVOLSKY and VERA LASHKOVA. The trial will not be open to the public (2 pp). [R 22 November 1967, 2840-A] tbt

25 November 1967* (no number) [3.1] – Memo about anti-Soviet group of GINZBURG et al. (5 pp). [R 25 November 1967]

3 December 1967*, 2949-A [3.1] – KGB report. Preparations for the trial of GINZBURG et al. Plans on how to keep foreign correspondents informed (3 pp). [R 3 December 1967, 2949-A] tbt

22 December 1967*, Pb 63/122 [3.1] – Politburo instructions. Directions to various Soviet ambassadors concerning the forthcoming trial of GINZBURG et al (2 pp). [R 22 December 1967, Pb 63-122]

1968

January to June

26 January 1968*, 181-A [3.1] – KGB to Secretariat. Results of the GINZBURG and GALANSKOV trial (4 pp). [R 26 Jan 68, 4 pp – 181-A] tbt

26 February 1968, 444-A [3.1] – KGB memorandum. The intention of PYOTR YAKIR, PAVEL LITVINIOV, LARISA BOGORAZ and others to send a letter to the conference of Communist Party leaders in Budapest (2 pp). [R 26 February 1968, 444-A]

15 April 1968*, Pb 79/XI [3.1] – Politburo decision. Plan of response to protests about the trial of GINZBURG and GALANSKOV: arrest PYOTR GRIGORENKO; send ALEXANDER YESENIN-VOLPIN to the USA; banish PYOTR YAKIR and PAVEL LITVINOV from Moscow (7 pp). [R 15 April 1968, Pb 79-XI] tbt

15 April 1968*, Pb 79/XII [3.1] – Politburo. Proposal to revoke the Soviet citizenship of ILYA GABAI and ANATOLY MARCHENKO (3 pp). [R 15 April 1968, Pb 79-XII]

16 May 1968, Pb 81/XVI [3.1] – Politburo. PYOTR GRIGORENKO’s activities in response to the trial of GINZBURG and GALANSKOV (8 pp). [R 16 May 1968, Pb 81-XVI]

10 June 1968*, 1342-A [3.1] – KGB memorandum. The intentions of the Crimean Tatars to appeal to the United Nations, a clandestine report on PYOTR GRIGORENKO. [R 10 June 1968, 1342-A]

11 June 1968*, 1372-A [3.1] – KGB report. A new samizdat publication A Chronicle of Current Events and its distribution by PAVEL LITVINOV, PYOTR YAKIR, and NATALYA GORBANEVSKAYA (2 pp). [R 11 June 1968,  1372-A]

July to December

5 July 1968, 1547-A [3.1] – KGB memorandum. ANATOLY MARCHENKO’s intention to publish his book My Testimony abroad (2 pp). [R 5 July 1968, 1547-A]

29 July 1968, 1776-А [3.1] – KGB memorandum. Arrest of ANATOLY MARCHENKO and confiscation of his letter about Czechoslovakia. [R 29 July 1968 – 1776-A]

4 August 1968*, 2095-A [3.1] – KGB memorandum. ROY MEDVEDEV’s book Let History Judge and relations between ROY MEDVEDEV and ANDREI SAKHAROV (2 pp.). [R 4 August 1968, 20954-A] tbt

4 September 1968** (no number) [3.1] – Letter to ANASTAS MIKOYAN from IVY LITVINOV [nee LOW] in defence of her arrested grandson, PAVEL LITVINOV. [R 4 September 1968]

5 September 1968*, 2102-A [3.1] – KGB report. Demonstration on Red Square against invasion of Czechoslovakia by LITVINOV, BOGORAZ, FAINBERG, DREMLYUGA, DELAUNAY, KONSTANTIN BABITSKY, TATYANA BAYEVA, KHOREKHOVA, and RUSAKOVSKAYA [LITVINOV’s wife]. KGB plans to banish LITVINOV and BOGORAZ from Moscow (2 pp). [R 5 September 1968, 2102-A]

20 September 1968, 2205-A [3.1] – KGB report. Conclusion of the preparation and plans for the trial of LITVINOV, BOGORAZ, VICTOR FAINBERG, VLADIMIR DREMLYUGA, and VADIM DELAUNAY (3 pp). [R 20 September 1968, 2205-A]

11 October 1968, 2371-A [3.1] – KGB memorandum. Results of the LITVINOV, BOGORAZ, FAINBERG, DREMLYUGA and DELAUNAY trials (2 pp). [R 11 October 1968, 2371-A]

1969

14 January 1969*, Pb 111 [3.1] – Politburo. KGB measures prompting ANDREI SINYAVSKY to ask for a pardon (2 pp). [R 14 January 1969, Pb III]

16 April 1969, 887-A [3.1] – KGB report. The increased anti-Soviet activities of PYOTR GRIGORENKO (5 pp). [R 16 April 1969, 887-A]

4 August 1969, 1926-A [3.1] – KGB to Secretariat. About ANATOLY KUZNETSOV’s defection in Britain (3 pp). [R 4 August 1969, 1926-A]

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