July 1992* [RF Presidential Archive] Poland

RF Presidential Archive. List of eight documents reflecting Politburo discussion and action in relation to Poland, between August 1980 and September 1982. [Russian: Jul 92]

For translations of these documents see this website
and section
9.4 The USSR and Poland.


Of documents from the Archive of the President
of the Russian Federation

25 August 1980, Pb 210/IIPolitburo decree. Concerning the situation in the Polish People’s Republic
3 September 1980, Pb 213/38Politburo decree. Theses for a conversation with representatives of the Polish leadership
23 April 1981, Pb 7/VIIPolitburo decree. On developments in Poland and certain steps from our side.
19 October 1981Transcript of L. Brezhnev’s telephone conversation with W. Jaruzelski
21 November 1981, Pb 37/21Politburo decree. On reception in the USSR of a Party-government delegation from the Polish People’s Republic and a verbal message from L. Brezhnev to W. Jaruzelski.
10 December 1981Draft record of Politburo meeting. About the situation in Poland.
13 December 1981, Pb 40/26Politburo decree. Concerning information for the leaders of fraternal countries about the Polish Question.
23 September 1982Memorandum about Soviet assistance to the Polish People’s Republic in hard currency in 1980-1981.

A total of eight documents made up of 47 pp.




1. Notes and additions by translator and editor are bracketed, thus [ ];
2. Text added by hand is indicated in italic script;
3. when a handwritten phrase, figure or word has been added
to a previously typed document it is indicated by underlined italic script.

Translated by John Crowfoot