1 March 1977* (St 46/15) Bukovsky

Resolution of Secretariat. Proposal for Soviet press release concerning BUKOVSKY’s meeting with US President JIMMY CARTER [R 1 March 1977, St 46-15], total 7 pp.

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No. St 46/15 of 1 March 1977

TOP SECRET

RESOLUTION

Central Committee Secretariat
of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union

Draft of a press report about J. Carter’s reception of Bukovsky

to Comrades Kirilenko, Kulakov, Pelshe, Solomentsev, Kapitonov,
Dolgikh, Chernenko, Riabov

To comply with the draft of the report for the press presented by TASS (affixed).

Results of the vote

Taken at the session of the Secretariat on 1 March 1977

Central Committee Secretaries

[illegible stamp]

[handwritten on form]

Excerpts to comrades — L.M. Zamiatin

to the first sector

1 March 1977

distributed on 1 March 1977 [illegible signature]

[handwritten]


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Enclosure

item 15 of Minutes No. 46 (Draft)

RECEPTION AT THE WHITE HOUSE

WASHINGTON, March 1 (TASS). Today the President of the USA, J. Carter received Bukovsky, expelled  from the Soviet Union as a criminal offender, who is also known for his active opposition to the development of Soviet-American relations.

As announced by White House representatives, the conversation lasted for approximately one hour and was of a friendly nature (make this sentence more precise in accordance with the White House report, which will be made after 23:00 hours Moscow time).

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Workers of all lands, unite!

Communist Party OF The Soviet Union. CENTRAL COMMITTEE

TOP SECRET

No. St-46/15 of 1 March 1977

Extract 15 from Minutes No. 46 of the Central Committee

Draft of report for the press in connection with J. Carter’s meeting with Bukovsky

To comply with the draft of the report for the press presented by TASS (affixed).

Secretary of the Central Committee

Sent: 4rkh

[lengthwise in left margin]

subject to return to the CC CPSU (general department, second sector) within 15 days of its receipt (resolution of the Secretariat of the CC CPSU from 17 July 1976, pr. No. 12 p. 4s)

 

Enclosure

to item 15s,protocol No. 46 Draft

RECEPTION AT THE WHITE HOUSE

WASHINGTON, March 1 (TASS). Today the President of the USA, J. Carter received Bukovskii, turned out of the Soviet Union as a criminal offender, who is also known for his active opposition to the development of Soviet-American relations.

As announced by White House representatives, the conversation lasted fof approximately one hour and was of a friendly nature (make this sentence more precise in accordance with the White House report, which will be made after 23:00 hours Moscow time).

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vch/cp

[handwritten]

Urgent

CPSU Central Committee

In accordance with its commission, TASS presents the draft of a report for the press in connection with J. Carter’s meeting with Bukovsky, the criminal turned out of the USSR.

Since, as it was announced in Washington, J. Carter’s meeting with Bukovsky will probably take place today at approximately 23:00 hours Moscow time, TASS requests permission to distribute this report with out additional consent to the press and radio, as soon as the White House report appears, announcing that such a meeting has taken place.

I request consent.

[signed]

L. Zamyatin

7 March 1977 [handwritten] no. 38

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SOURCE

Central Repository for Contemporary Documents (TsKhSD)
Record Group 89, Inventory 33, Document 17, Copy No. __ 31 March 1994