17 March 1978* (492-Ch) Chistopol Prison

KGB and Ministry of Internal Affairs to Central Committee: Transfer of "especially dangerous" prisoners from Vladimir Prison to Chistopol Prison. Henceforward political prisoners would be held in Chistopol Prison. [R 17 March 1978, 492-Ch] ========================================================== [page one of two] Secret Copy no 3 To the CPSU Central Committee No 06637 The transfer of especially dangerous … Continue reading 17 March 1978* (492-Ch) Chistopol Prison

12 May 1977* (958-A) Rostropovich

KGB to Politburo: proposal that Soviet bloc boycott International Rostropovich competition in Paris. Draft CPSU decree attached (2 pp). [R 12 May 1977, 958-A] ========================================================== [page one of two] SECRET 12 May 1977 No.958-A To the CPSU Central Committee The international Rostropovich competition for young cellists According to information received, the Association of International Gatherings … Continue reading 12 May 1977* (958-A) Rostropovich

30 December 1976* (St 38/36) Chile

Secretariat confirms International Department request (29 December 1976, 25-S-2359): provide 11 months of military training for 15 members of the Socialist Party of Chile. Preceded by 30 August 1976 record of conversation at International Department (total 4 pp). [R 30 December 1976, St 38-36] ========================================================= [page one of four] Top Secret Special File St 38/36, … Continue reading 30 December 1976* (St 38/36) Chile

22 January 1970* (Pb 151/XIII) Abuse of Psychiatry

Politburo decision 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. Includes note to Politburo from Andropov (19 January 1970, 141-A), p 2, and report to Andropov from Major-General SMORODINSKY (15 December 1969, … Continue reading 22 January 1970* (Pb 151/XIII) Abuse of Psychiatry

7 January 1974* (Pb) Solzhenitsyn

Politburo meeting. Discussion concerning what to do with Alexander SOLZHENITSYN: arrest him, put him on trial, imprison or deport him. Russian text first published in Russkaya mysl (Paris), 30 September & 10 October 1993. ================================== Top Secret Single Copy (Draft Minutes) MEETING OF CPSU POLITBURO 7 January 1974 chaired by Comrade L.I. BREZHNEV Comrades in … Continue reading 7 January 1974* (Pb) Solzhenitsyn

7 February 1974* (350-A/ov) Solzhenitsyn

KGB memorandum. ANDROPOV to BREZHNEV on possibility of using Willy BRANDT to help expel SOLZHENITSYN from USSR to FRG, after his declarations in Solzhenitsyn’s defence. [R 7 February 1974, 350-A-ov] total 2 pp. ======================================================== [page one of two] MEMORANDUM FROM THE USSR COMMITTEE OF STATE SECURITY [KGB] AT THE USSR COUNCIL OF MINISTERS No 350-A … Continue reading 7 February 1974* (350-A/ov) Solzhenitsyn

22 February 1972* (St 31/19) Psychiatric care

Secretariat. Circulate report by Central Committee Department for Science and Higher Education (Trapeznikov). Report about the state of the psychiatric care in the USSR, pp 3-7. [R 22 February 1972, St 31-19] total 7 pp. (excerpts) ========================================================== [page one and two same document; additional handwritten notes on p 2] Workers of all lands, unite! COMMUNIST … Continue reading 22 February 1972* (St 31/19) Psychiatric care

28 July 1971* (St 123/30) Foreign Communists

Secretariat decision. Terms for inviting "communist, workers’ and national democratic" party officials to the USSR in 1971: organization of their accommodation, healthcare and other related expenditure (2 pp). [R 28 July 1971 – St 123-30] =========================================================== [page one of two] Workers of all lands, unite! COMMUNIST PARTY OF THE SOVIET UNION, CENTRAL COMMITTEE Top secret … Continue reading 28 July 1971* (St 123/30) Foreign Communists