6. 1971 to 1972

1971

January to June

13 January 1971, 77-A [3.4; 3.1; 6] – KGB memorandum. The Western, anti-Soviet campaign in defence of SAKHAROV, SOLZHENITSYN and Mstislav ROSTROPOVICH. [R 13 January 1971, 77-A] total 2 pp.

15 January 1971*, St 119/11 [3.2] – Secretariat circulates KGB report (21 December 1970). Recent evolution of samizdat from literary works to political publications and the need obstruct and suppress this trend. [R 15 January 1971, St 119-11] total 5 pp.

16 March 1971, No 704 [3.6] – SAKHAROV petition to the Minister of Health. His concern for Victor FAINBERG and Vladimir BORISOV, incarcerated in a psychiatric prison-hospital. [R 16 March 1971, No 704] total 6 pp.

21 April 1971, St 2/2 [3.2] – Central Committee. Measures to halt the spread of samizdat. [R 21 April 1971, St 2-2] total 6 pp.

13 May 1971, St 163 [1.2; 5] – Secretariat. Aid bookstore selling Soviet publications (Du monde entier) as requested by Secretary-General of the Belgian Communist Party. [R 13 May 1971, St 163] total 6 pp.

19 May 1971*, Pb 4/48 [3.2] – Politburo decision. Pardon ANDREI SINYAVSKY.  [R 19 May 1971, Pb 4-48] total 4 pp.

18 June 1971*, 1572-Ch [3.2] – KGB report by Chebrikov. VLADIMIR BUKOVSKY’s arrest. [R 18 June 1971, 1572-Ch] total 3 pp. (tbt)

28 June 1971, St 8/37 [3.2] – Central Committee. Measures to stop the spread of samizdat. [R 28 June 1971, St 8-37] (See also 21 April 1971, St-2/2, above) total 5 pp.

July to December

28 July 1971*, St 123/30 [1.4] – Secretariat. The invitation of “communist, workers’ and national democratic” party officials to the USSR in 1971; the organization of their accommodation, healthcare and other related expenditure. [R 28 July 1971 – St 123-30] total 2 pp.

16 September 1971, Pb 17/50 [3.2] – Politburo decision. Pardon LARISA BOGORAZ-BRUCHMAN. [R 16 September 1971, Pb 17-50] total 4 pp.

17 September 1971, Pb 18/15 [3.2] – Politburo decision. Do not prosecute Veniamin KOZHARINOV, an associate of Pyotr YAKIR and Victor KRASIN. [R 17 September 1971, Pb 18-15] total 4 pp.

1972

January to June

7 January 1972*, 40-A [3.2] – KGB memorandum. BUKOVSKY’s future trial in a Moscow court and suggestion as to sentence: 7 years imprisonment plus 5 years exile.
[R 7 January 1972,  40-A] total 2 pp. (tbt)

18 January 1972, St 26/2 [1.3] – Secretariat. Party efforts to increase political activism of workers at the Minsk Tractor Factory. [R 18 January 1972, St 26-2] total 18 pp.

27 January 1972, St 28/11 [1.2; 9.1] – Secretariat. New bureaux in New York and Lima (Peru) for the Soviet weekly magazine New Times. [R 27 January 1972, St 28-11] (The new KGB bureau chief in New York is Iona ANDRONOV) total 5 pp.

22 February 1972*, St 31/19 [3.6] – Central Committee decision. The state of psychiatric care in USSR. [R 22 February 1972, St 31-19] total 7 pp.

3 March 1972*, St 33/8 [1.3; 6] – Secretariat resolution. Organise trade with Japanese firms so that $100,000 is transferred to the Socialist Party of Japan to subsidise its election campaign expenses. [R 3 March 1972, St 33-8] total 3 pp. (tbt)

28 March 1972, No 58 [3.5] – On SOLZHENITSYN’s letter to PIMEN, Patriarch of the Russian Orthodox Church (Moscow Patriarchate). The copy of SOLZHENITSYN’s letter is not attached. [R 28 March 1972, No 58]

18 April 1972, St 38/1 [3.4] – Secretariat. Permission for republication in Literaturnaya gazeta of a review of SAKHAROV’s book Progress, Peaceful Coexistence and Intellectual Freedom published in Political Affairs (CPUSA theoretical journal). [R 18 April 1972, St 30-1] total 17 pp.

30 April 1972*, 1176-A [3.2; 6] – KGB memorandum. Bring Soviet historian Mikhail VOSLENSKY back from West Germany (FRG). Briefly extend his Soviet travel passport but if necessary abduct him and forcibly return him to the USSR. [R 30 April 1972, 1176-A] total 2 pp.

20 May 1972*, 1333-A [3.2] – KGB memorandum. Proposal for a press conference with foreign journalists about the convicted dissidents Vladimir BUKOVSKY and Andrei AMALRIK. [R 20 May 1972, 1333-A] total 5 pp. (tbt)

July to December

7 September 1972, No 1/5507 [3.2] – Jewish demonstrations at Dutch and Lebanese embassies in Moscow in response to the massacre at the  Olympic Games in Munich. [R 7 September 1972, No 1-5507]

16 November 1972*, Pb 67/XVIII [2.1; 3.2] – Politburo decision. Special KGB “cautions” to be issued in cases of “politically harmful” behaviour. [R 16 November 1972, Pb 67-XVIII] total 5 pp.

30 November 1972 (no number) [1.3] – The error of permitting Nauka i zhizn (Science and Life) monthly to publish Vladimir SOLOUKHIN’s article “Grass”. [R 30 November 1972] total 4 pp.

7. January 1973 to December 1974 …