An 11-minute excerpt from Tuesday evening’s gathering at Pushkin House to discuss “The Dmitriev Affair”. The speaker is historian ANDREA GULLOTTA who met Yury Dmitriev in Petrozavodsk when he was researching part of the same history in Northwest Russia. http://www.rightsinrussia.info/videos/yurydmitriev
Two last shots of Sunday’s unofficial commemoration, “Restoring the Names”. Someone took these and many other photos from the viewing platform of the toy shop Detsky Mir across Lubyanka Square (see https://www.facebook.com/Memorial.International/?hc_ref=ARRrH5pwXB-ynweSTfLoh5aK8Fk6QbY_9HGh–pFEZODZ3krh5kAP4Sstx-Ym4P7-oY)
Behind the hoardings stands the pre-Revolutionary Polytechnical Museum, where lectures were read and poetry recitals were given — by Vladimir Mayakovsky and Osip Mandelstam among others.
A press conference to mark the unveiling of the vast Wall of Sorrow on Sakharov Avenue in Moscow this coming Monday, 30 October, ended with a statement about the Dmitriev case.
Not one of Russia’s nationwide TV channels mentioned that statement in its coverage of the event, reports today’s Novaya gazeta
Daughter of Yury Dmitriev, Yekaterina (Katya) at 6 June 2017 press briefing
Anatoly Razumov, “Their Names Restored” project
(Russia’s Books of Remembrance), National Library, St Petersburg
Excerpt from 6 June 2017 press briefing.