11 June 1979* (St 162/67) Price rises

Secretariat. Warning to First Secretaries of Party in Republics and Regions about price rises (from 18% to 95%) for cars, furs, gold, carpets, etc as of 1 July 1979 (8 pp). [R 11 June 1979, St 162-67] Excerpt. ======================================================== [page two] Top Secret TO THE FIRST SECRETARIES OF THE COMMUNIST PARTY CENTRAL COMMITTEES OF UNION … Continue reading 11 June 1979* (St 162/67) Price rises

30 December 1980* (St 243/8) North Caucasus

Secretariat. Resolution on action to take about anti-Russian feeling and actions in Karachaevo-Cherkessk Autonomous Region (North Caucasus). Based on 6-page report from ANDROPOV, 9 December 1980, No 2576-A. [R 30 Dec 80, 7 pp] (7 pp.) Excerpt. ========================================================== [page one of seven] No St 243/8, 30 December 1980 Top Secret SPECIAL FILE RESOLUTION of the … Continue reading 30 December 1980* (St 243/8) North Caucasus

14 January 1982* (Pb §2-3) Economic assistance

Politburo meeting. Poland's continuing problems; requests for economic assistance. [R 14 January 1982, Politburo, para 2] total 5 pp. =========================================================== [page one of five] Top Secret Single Copy (Draft Minutes) MEETING OF CPSU POLITBURO 14 January 1982 chaired by Comrade L.I. BREZHNEV Comrades in attendance: Yu.V. Andropov, M.S. Gorbachev, V.V. Grishin, A.A.Gromyko, A.P. Kirilenko, A.L. … Continue reading 14 January 1982* (Pb §2-3) Economic assistance

10 December 1981* (Pb §2) Poland

Politburo meeting, three days before the introduction of martial law in Poland. [R 10 December 1981, Politburo, para 1] total 11 pp. (excerpts) [1] ========================================================== [page one of eleven] Top Secret Single Copy (Draft Minutes) MEETING OF CPSU POLITBURO 10 December 1981 chaired by Comrade L.I. BREZHNEV Comrades in attendance: Yu.V. Andropov, V.V. Grishin, A.A.Gromyko, … Continue reading 10 December 1981* (Pb §2) Poland

29 October 1981* (Pb §2) Poland

Politburo meeting. RUSAKOV’s report on his visit to the GDR, Czechoslovakia, Bulgaria and Hungary to discuss the situation in Poland. Politburo concern over JARUZELSKI's failure to act. [R 29 October 1981, Politburo, para 2] total 6 pp. =========================================================== [page one of six] Top Secret Single Copy (Draft Minutes) MEETING OF CPSU POLITBURO 29 October 1981 … Continue reading 29 October 1981* (Pb §2) Poland

19 October 1981* (Pb 1942) Jaruzelski

Politburo. BREZHNEV’s telephone conversation with the new Polish Party leader JARUZELSKI. [R 19 October 1981, Pb 1942] [1] total 5 pp. =========================================================== [page one of five] Must be returned to the CPSU Central Committee (General Department, Sector 1) Sent to members of the CPSU Central Committee Politburo, candidate members of the Politburo and Secretaries of … Continue reading 19 October 1981* (Pb 1942) Jaruzelski

10 September 1981* (Pb §3) Poland

Politburo meeting. Response to statements at Congress of Solidarity in Poland. [R 10 September 1981, Politburo, para 3] total 3 pp. ========================================================== [page one of three] Top Secret Single Copy (Draft Minutes) MEETING OF CPSU POLITBURO 2 April 1981 chaired by Comrade L.I. BREZHNEV Comrades in attendance: M.S. Gorbachev, V.V. Grishin, A.A.Gromyko, N.A. Tikhonov, K.U. … Continue reading 10 September 1981* (Pb §3) Poland

3 September 1980* (Pb 213/38) Poland

Politburo. Theses critical of the recent Gdansk Agreements to be used at a meeting with Polish leadership. [R 3 September 1980, Pb 213/38] total 7 pp. (excerpt) =========================================================== [page one of seven] Return to CPSU Central Committee (General Department, Sector) within 3 days Workers of all Lands, Unite! COMMUNIST PARTY OF THE SOVIET UNION. CENTRAL … Continue reading 3 September 1980* (Pb 213/38) Poland

28 January 1980* (Pb 181/34) Afghanistan

Politburo decision. Agree with recommendations of Afghanistan commission (GROMYKO, ANDROPOV, USTINOV, PONOMARYOV) for protecting Soviet interests worldwide after the invasion of Afghanistan. Includes text of jointly signed recommendations, 27 January 1980 (210-A), pp 2-9. [R 28 January 1980, Pb 181/34] total 9 pp. (excerpts) ======================================================== [page one of nine] Return within 3 days to CPSU Central … Continue reading 28 January 1980* (Pb 181/34) Afghanistan

19 August 1980* (St 224/7) Olympic successes

Secretariat Resolution. Send report to communist and workers' parties in socialist countries about success of the Summer Olympic Games in Moscow (8 pp). [R 19 August 1980, St 224/7] Excerpts. ============================================================ [page one of eight] No St 227/7, 19 August 1980 Top Secret SPECIAL FILE RESOLUTION of the Secretariat of the CPSU Central Committee Information … Continue reading 19 August 1980* (St 224/7) Olympic successes

29 June 1979* (Pb 156/IX) Afghanistan

Politburo. Actions to deal with the worsening situation in Afghanistan; recommendations from GROMYKO, ANDROPOV, USTINOV and PONOMARYOV; letter to Soviet ambassador in Kabul. [R 29 June 1979, Pb 156-IX] total 11 pp. (excerpts) ========================================================= [page one of eleven] Return within 3 days to CPSU Central Committee (General Department, Sector 2) Workers of all Lands, Unite! … Continue reading 29 June 1979* (Pb 156/IX) Afghanistan

6 December 1979* (Pb 176/82) Afghanistan

Politburo. Decision to dispatch special detachment to Afghanistan on recommendation (4 December 1979, No 312/2/073) of KGB and General Staff. [R 6 December 1979, Pb 176-82] total 2 pp. =========================================================== [page one of two] Return to CPSU Central Committee (General Department, Sector) within 3 days Workers of all Lands, Unite! COMMUNIST PARTY OF THE SOVIET … Continue reading 6 December 1979* (Pb 176/82) Afghanistan

31 October 1979* (Pb 172/108) Afghanistan

Politburo. About the situation in Afghanistan under Amin. Report from GROMYKO, ANDROPOV, USTINOV and PONOMARYOV (29 October 1979, No 0937), p 2 onwards; letter to Soviet ambassador. [R 31 October 1979, Pb 172-108] total 10 pp. (excerpts) =========================================================== [page one of ten] Return to CPSU Central Committee (General Department, Sector) within 3 days Workers of all … Continue reading 31 October 1979* (Pb 172/108) Afghanistan