Category Archives: 1. CPSU, Ideology & Politics

Punitive Psychiatry

Foreword to Bloch and Reddaway, Russia’s political hospitals (1977) The peculiar features of the Soviet political system, the Communist ideology, the uncertainties and difficulties of the science of psychiatry, the labyrinths of the human conscience – all these have weirdly … Continue reading

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6 February 1990*, St 10/1

Secretariat. Subsidies from the Soviet Red Cross for Moscow-based correspondents of Party and “fraternal” newspapers in capitalist and developing countries  (4 pp). [R 6 Nov 90, St 10-1] Excerpt. ======================================================== The “living expenses” of Moscow-based correspondents for these fraternal publications … Continue reading

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24 July 1973*, St 88/1

Secretariat. Propaganda tasks following Brezhnev’s visit to USA (36 pp). [R 24 July 1973 – St 88-1] Excerpts. ================================================================ [page two] Secret To the Central Committee Concerning the main propaganda tasks in view of the results of the visit of … Continue reading

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24 June 1988**, St-86/265

Secretariat. A request from the Sudanese Communist Party. Military training of 20 people (2 pp). [R 24 Jun 88, St 86-265] =========================================================== Translated by Marta D. Olynyk, July 2010 [Translator’s notes are bracketed] 86/265i from 24/VI/1988 [three lines of numbers … Continue reading

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