21. 1984 to 1986

1984

January to June

5 March 1984, 343-Ch [3.4] – KGB memorandum (Chebrikov). How to compromise SAKHAROV and BONNER and undermine their anti-Soviet activities. [R 5 Mar 84, 343-Ch] total 3 pp.

25 April 1984, (Pb) [9.4] –Politburo. Information sent to leaders of East European countries with regard to JARUZELSKI’s visit. [R 25 Apr 84, Pb, paras 7 & 8] total 8 pp.

22 May 1984, St 153/58 [7.2] – Secretariat. A request from leadership of the People’s Party of Iran for “special training” for the party’s General Secretary. [R 22 May 84, St 153-58] total 5 pp.

26 June 1984 (no number) [7.2] – Central Committee International Department. Request from the leadership of the Iraqi Communist Party; memo from Central Committee International Department; special training for 20 people. [R 26 Jun 84,  18-S-1219] total 3 pp.

July to December

6 July 1984, 1103-Ch [3.4] – KGB (Chebrikov) to Politburo. KGB measures to deny foreign reports about poor health of SAKHAROV and BONNER after their hunger strike. [R 6 Jul 84, 1103-Ch] total 2 pp.

12 July 1984* (Pb) [1.4] – Politburo discussion. The rehabilitation of MOLOTOV, KAGANOVICH, KHRUSHCHEV and STALIN. [R 12 Jul 84, Pb, para 13] total 6 pp.

20 November 1984* (no number) [7.1] – Memo from the Soviet Ambassador to Great Britain. Record of a discussion with ARTHUR SCARGILL, President of the National Union of Miners. Illegal financial aid to be sent via Switzerland, Poland and Ireland to support the miners’ strike. [R 20 Nov 84, No 769] total 7 pp. (tbt)

27 November 1984*, Pb 185/49 [7.2] – Politburo. Measures to be taken by the Defence Ministry and the KGB. Supplies of special equipment to the Democratic Front for the Liberation of Palestine (DFLP) in exchange for a collection of art objects from the Ancient World. [R 27 Nov 84, Pb 185-49] total 2 pp.

1985

January to June

17 January 1985, St-181/28 [7.2] – Secretariat: A request from the leadership of the People’s Party of Iran for “special” training. [R 17 Jan 85, St 181-28] total 8 pp.

28 January 1985, 137-Ch [3.3] – KGB memorandum (Chebrikov). The arrest of FELIX SVETOV (Article 190-1, RSFSR Criminal Code) for anti-Soviet propaganda and providing information to foreign press. [R 28 jan 85, 137-Ch] total 2 pp.

11 March 1985* (Pb §1) [4] – Politburo. Information about CHERNENKO’s death and election of GORBACHEV as General Secretary. [R 11 Mar 85,  Pb, para 1] total 14 pp.

9 April 1985*, 473/PR/54 [6] – Instructions to the KGB residents. The activities of the Socialist International. [R 9 Apr 85, No 473-PR-54 – Document kindly provided by Mr Gordievsky.] total 8 pp.

20 April 1985**, 318/5/0219 [7.2] – Receiving 20 activists of the Lebanese Communist Party for training at the USSR Ministry of Defence. //original?// total 4 pp.

July to December

14 August 1985, St 202/18 [7.2] – Secretariat. A request from the Progressive Socialist Party of Lebanon for special training for 7 people. [R 14 Aug 85, St 202-18] total 4 pp.

28 August 1985, St-203/34 [7.3] – Secretariat. A request for arms and military equipment (10 tanks, 2,800 machine-guns, etc) from the leadership of South West Africa People’s Organization (SWAPO), Namibia. [R 28 Aug 85, 24 pp – St 203-31] total 24 pp.

29 August 1985* (Pb) [3.4] – Politburo, chaired by Gorbachev, discuss conditions on which to grant SAKHAROV’s request that his wife ELENA BONNER be allowed to make a trip abroad for medical treatment. [R 29 Aug 85, Pb]

12 September 1985 (no number) [3.3; 4; 6] – International Department. About letter from French academicians to USSR Academy of Sciences in defence of the Soviet scientists Andrei SAKHAROV, Anatoly SHCHARANSKY, and Sergei KOVALYOV. [R 12 Sep 85, No 257] total 11 pp.

12 October 1985, 1881-Ch [3.4] – KGB (Chebrikov) to Secretariat. About SAKHAROV and BONNER; BONNER agreed in writing not to meet with the foreign press during her medical treatment abroad. [R 12 Oct 85, 1881-Ch] total 3 pp.

31 December 1985 (1775-B) [3.4] – Letter from KGB deputy Filipp BOBKOV with quotes from SAKHAROV’s “Memoirs”. [R 31 Dec 85, 1775-B] total 2 pp.

1986

January to June

18 February 1986, St-222/155 [1.1] – Secretariat. Response to request from leader of Muhadjedin of Iran. Reply to be given verbally by KGB. [R 18 Feb 86 – St 222-155]

19 February 1986*, 321-Ch/ov [2.2] – KGB head CHEBRIKOV delivers to GORBACHEV his highly classified report on the Committee’s work in 1985: counter-intelligence, industrial espionage and exposure of “domestic subversion”. [R 19 Feb 86, 321-Ch-ov] total 9 pp.

20 March 1986* (Pb) [4] – Politburo: various topics discussed: situation in Afghanistan, renaming L.I. Brezhnev icebreaker, letter from SVETLANA ALLILUYEVA about return to USSR, etc. [R 20 Mar 86, Pb] total 2 pp.

07 May 1986 (no number) [1.4] – New statute outlining tasks of International Department at the Central Committee, prepared at GORBACHEV’s request (7 pp). [R 7 May 86, 18-S-1010] total 7 pp.

11 May 1986, 874-Ch [3.4] – KGB report (Chebrikov). Measures to disable western pro-SAKHAROV propaganda; KGB documentary “Sakharov speaks…” and reaction to this film by Western press. [R 11 May 86, 874-Ch] total 4 pp.

01 June 1986*, 1135-Ch [3.3; 4] – KGB to Central Committee. Actions of ideological enemies against perestroika and glasnost.  [R 1 Jun 86, 1135-Ch] total 5 pp.

07 June 1986*, 1163-Ch [3.4] – KGB report (Chebrikov). Andrei SAKHAROV ‘s letter on human rights violations and demanding to free political prisoners. [R 7 Jun 86,  1163-Ch] total 3 pp. (tbt)

18 June 1986, 1172-Ch [3.4] – KGB report (Chebrikov). Elena BONNER‘s trip to Italy and her visits to various Heads of State. About SAKHAROV’s reaction to the Chernobyl accident. [R 18 Jun 86, 1172-Ch] total 6 pp.

26 June 1986* (Pb) [4] – Politburo meeting. Alexander YAKOVLEV report to Politburo about the ongoing Congress of the USSR Writers’ Union. [R 26 Jun 86, Pb] total 5 pp.

July to December

15 July 1986**, No 1439 [1.1] – Council of Ministers: send teachers in Marxism-Leninism to Frelimo party school in Mozambique. [R 15 Jun 86 – CM No 1439]

31 July 1986*, 1503-Ch [3.3; 9.1] – KGB report (Chebrikov). Proposed measures against “US anti-Soviet campaign related to human rights” and the corresponding Central Committee Resolution. [R 31 Jul 86,  1503-Ch] total 4 pp.

14 August 1986, St-19/17 [1.2] – Secretariat. Financial assistance to the “progressive” Armenian press abroad (9 pp). [R 14 Aug 86, St 19-17]

15 September 1986* (no number) [7.1] – Letter to Central Committee from Sean GARLAND, General Secretary of The Workers Party (Ireland). Document in English. [R 15 Sep 86, (Eng)] total 7 pp.

25 September 1986* (Pb) [3.3; 4] – Politburo. Pardons and release from imprisonment for political prisoners who agree to sign consent letter asking for pardon. R 25 Sep 86, Pb, para 1] total 3 pp.

30 September 1986*, 1942-Ch [3.3; 4] – KGB report (Chebrikov). Deprivation of citizenship and expulsion of Yury ORLOV from the USSR. [R 30 Sep 86, 3 pp – 1942-Ch] total 3 pp (tbt)

22 October 1986 * (Pb) [4; 9.1] – Politburo. Expulsion of Soviet diplomats from USA and planned Soviet retaliation. [R 22 oct 86, Pb] total 5 pp.

9 December 1986*, 2407-Ch [3.4] – Secretariat. Measures relating to Andrei SAKHAROV; annulment of decree for Sakharov’s exile and pardon for his wife Elena BONNER. [R 9 Dec 86, 2407-Ch] total 8 pp.

26 December 1986*, 2521-Ch [2.2; 3.3; 4] – KGB report (Chebrikov). Proposal to issue State pardons for special categories of criminals [dissidents] on condition that they cease their “anti-Soviet” activities. [R 26 Dec 86, 2522-Ch] total 6 pp.

30 December 1986, St-34/6 [1.1] – Secretariat. 1987-1989 plan for ideological propaganda in Finland. [R 30 Dec 86, 13 pp – St 34-6] total 13 pp.

22. January 1987 to December 1988 …