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15 March 1977*, Pb 49/XV

Politburo. Final version of the letter to leaders of the French Communist Party (total 23 pp). For draft see above, 22 February, St 45/8. [R 15 March 1977, Pb 49-XV] Excerpts. =============================================================== [page two] Item 15, Minutes No 49 Top Secret … Continue reading

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8 January 1980*, Pb 177/X

Politburo decision. Internal exile for Andrei Sakharov and deprive him of all State awards (3 pp). [R 8 January 1980, Pb 177/X] Excerpt. =========================================================== [pages one and two are, respectively, an announcement by TASS and the draft Decree about depriving … Continue reading

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14 March 1978*, Pb 97/54

Formal, jointly signed request (March 1978, 459-A) by KGB, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Central Committee that Mtsislav Rostropovich and his wife Galina Vishnevskaya be stripped of their Soviet citizenship (5 pp). [R 14 March 1978, Pb 97-54] Excerpts. =========================================================== … Continue reading

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15 December 1976*, Pb 38/46

Politburo. Decision on exchange of CORVALAN for BUKOVSKY. Contains three other documents: instructions to Soviet ambassadors in Bern and Washington (A. Dobrynin); and jointly signed submission (p. 6) by Andropov, Gromyko and Ponomarev (14 December 1976, 2816-A) about the timing … Continue reading

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