24 July 1973* (St 88/1) Brezhnev

Secretariat. Propaganda tasks in the light of BREZHNEV’s recent visit to USA. [R 24 July 1973 – St 88-1] total 36 pp. (excerpts) ========================================================== [page one of thirty six] Workers of all lands, unite! CENTRAL COMMITTEE OF THE COMMUNIST PARTY OF THE SOVIET UNION [Text along left-hand margin] Return within 15 days of receipt to … Continue reading 24 July 1973* (St 88/1) Brezhnev

9 February 1974* (388-A) Solzhenitsyn

KGB report. A repeat of ANDROPOV’s suggestion to BREZHNEV that SOLZHENITSYN  could be expelled from USSR to FRG. [Excerpt - No Russian text currently available] total 3 pp. ===================================== ... On 8 February our representative met with Brandt’s trusted agent in order to discuss the practical aspects of Solzhenitsyn’s deportation from the Soviet Union to … Continue reading 9 February 1974* (388-A) Solzhenitsyn

20 August 1980* (St 225/5) El Salvador

Secretariat Resolution. Send the El Salvador Communist Party in September-October 1980 an air shipment, from Hanoi to Havana, of 60-80 tons of Western-made small arms and ammunition. [R 20 August 1980, St 225-5] total 5 pp. ============================================================ [page one of five] No St 225/5, 20 August 1980 Top Secret SPECIAL FILE RESOLUTION of the Secretariat … Continue reading 20 August 1980* (St 225/5) El Salvador

28 December 1988* (Pb 144/129) International Fund

Politburo. In 1989, due to failure of East European parties to contribute,  the “International Fund to aid Left-wing and Labour Organizations” (22 million dollars) will rely entirely on the Soviet donation. [R 28 Dec 88, Pb 144-129] total 4 pp. (excerpt) ======================================================== [page three] To the CPSU Central Committee Issue raised by the CPSU Central … Continue reading 28 December 1988* (Pb 144/129) International Fund

8 January 1969* (Pb 111/162) International Fund

Politburo decision. Set up an “International Fund to aid Left-wing, Workers’ Organizations”. Fund total, $16.5 million; Soviet contribution, $14 million, and sums to be contributed by fraternal socialist parties in Eastern Europe. Also contains the 8 January 1969 (Pb 111/163) decision, specifying how much political parties, organisations and movements are to receive from the new … Continue reading 8 January 1969* (Pb 111/162) International Fund

23 January 1991* (Pb 223) demonstration

Moscow Party Committee to CPSU Central Committee. Report on a vast anti-Gorbachev demonstration in the centre of the Soviet capital following the January events in Lithuania. [R 20 January 1991, Pb 223] =========================================================== [page one of two] Return to the Protocol sector of the CPSU Central Committee General Department [vertical text on left margin - … Continue reading 23 January 1991* (Pb 223) demonstration

11 January 1991* (No 00766) Lithuania

Central Committee. Report from Committee officials in Lithuania about the attempted takeover by the "Committee for National Salvation" (4 pp). [R 11 Jan 91] ========================================================== [page one of four] To the CPSU Central Committee About the events in Lithuania Senior staff of the [CPSU] Central Committee (Comrades Kazyulin and Udovichenko) who are in Lithuania, report … Continue reading 11 January 1991* (No 00766) Lithuania

24 October 1990* (Pb 1193) Democratic Russia

Politburo. Report about the founding congress of the "Democratic Russia" movement and its anti-Communist stance (7 pp). [R 24 Oct 90, 7 pp - Pb 1193] Excerpt. =========================================================== [page one of seven] No Pb 1193 24 October 1990 To Members of the CPSU Central Committee Politburo, Secretaries of the CPSU Central Committee, members of the … Continue reading 24 October 1990* (Pb 1193) Democratic Russia

28 September 1990* (06/2-439) GDR Archives

Central Committee. Periodic threat that the East German Party archives will be seized by the FRG authorities; the response of the CPSU, September 1990 to March 1991 (7 pp). [R 28 Sep 90, No 06-2-439] Excerpt. =========================================================== [page one of seven] Send to Politburo members and Secretaries of the CPSU Central Committee for voting  October … Continue reading 28 September 1990* (06/2-439) GDR Archives

14 February 1990* (St-112/27) Special Training

Secretariat Resolution. Meet in part requests from the Argentinean and Chilean Communist Parties: “special training” for Argentina, 5 people; and Chile, 4 people (9 pp). [R 14 Feb 90, St 112-27] Excerpt. =========================================================== [page one of nine] No St 112/27, 14 February 1990 Top Secret SPECIAL FILE RESOLUTION of the Secretariat of the CPSU Central … Continue reading 14 February 1990* (St-112/27) Special Training

10 March 1983* (Pb §6) Afghanistan withdrawal

Politburo meeting. ANDROPOV chairs discussion about the situation in Afghanistan and a possible Soviet withdrawal. [R 10 April 1983, Politburo, para 1] total 4 pp. ======================================================= [page one of four] Top Secret Single Copy (Draft Minutes) MEETING OF CPSU POLITBURO 18 January 1983 chaired by Comrade Yu.V. ANDROPOV Comrades in attendance: G.A.Aliev, M.S. Gorbachev, A.A.Gromyko, … Continue reading 10 March 1983* (Pb §6) Afghanistan withdrawal

22 October 1986 * (Pb §1) Soviet diplomats

Politburo meeting. Expulsion of Soviet diplomats from the USA and planned Soviet retaliation. [R 22 oct 86, Pb] ============================================================= [page one of five] Top Secret Single Copy (Draft Minutes) MEETING OF CPSU POLITBURO 22 October 1986 In the chair Comrade M.S. GORBACHEV In attendance: Comrades G.A. Aliyev, A.A.Gromyko, L.N. Zaikov, Ye.K. Ligachev, N.I. Ryzhkov, M.S. … Continue reading 22 October 1986 * (Pb §1) Soviet diplomats

9 April 1985* (473/PR/54) Socialist International

Instructions to KGB station chiefs abroad. How to influence the activities of the Socialist International (8 pp). [R 9 Apr 85, No 473-PR-54 : document kindly provided by Mr O. Gordievsky.] Excerpt. ============================================================ A serious exacerbation of the international situation and the intensifying threat of war, evoked by the sharp increase in the aggressiveness of … Continue reading 9 April 1985* (473/PR/54) Socialist International

19 February 1986* (321-Ch/ov) KGB report for 1985

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" (9 pp). [R 19 Feb 86, 321-Ch-ov] Excerpt. ======================================================== [page one of nine] SPECIAL FILE Special Importance USSR Committee of State Security [KGB] of the USSR Council of Ministers 19 February … Continue reading 19 February 1986* (321-Ch/ov) KGB report for 1985