Monthly Archives: April 2017

04 December 1987*, 2451-Ch

Report to Central Committee from leading Politburo members (Shevardnaze, Alexander Yakovlev, Chebrikov) about a proposal by activists to hold a seminar on human rights in Moscow. Suggested measures to hinder both its implementation and the participation of guests from abroad … Continue reading

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25 October 1957* (St 52/128)

Central Committee approves KGB request for one-off grant (20,000 roubles) and awards 3,000 rouble monthly allowance to Wilfred Burchett, Moscow correspondent of the National Guardian (USA) newspaper (5 pp). ============================================================== [page one of five] 52/128 of 25 October 1957 Special … Continue reading

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