Secret Chernobyl

In Judgment in Moscow, Vladimir BUKOVSKY writes in passing with irony and scepticism of the Western reaction, in April 1986, to the explosion at the Chernobyl reactor and the behaviour of the Soviet leadership led by the "new Chichikov", Mikhail Gorbachev. Again and again, he notes disbelievingly, Western commentators urged that the new head of … Continue reading Secret Chernobyl

5 September 1980** (St 227/62) Marx

Secretariat. Financial award to Marcel-Charles Longuet for donation of Karl Marx documents (3 pp).  [R 5 September 1980, St 227/62] ========================================================== [Translator's notes are bracketed] [In handwriting:] 227/62ge of 5. IX. 1982 TOP SECRET [In handwriting:] 20 RESOLUTION of the Secretariat of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union On the … Continue reading 5 September 1980** (St 227/62) Marx

28 July 1971* (St 123/30) Foreign Communists

Secretariat decision. Terms for inviting "communist, workers’ and national democratic" party officials to the USSR in 1971: organization of their accommodation, healthcare and other related expenditure (2 pp). [R 28 July 1971 – St 123-30] =========================================================== [page one of two] Workers of all lands, unite! COMMUNIST PARTY OF THE SOVIET UNION, CENTRAL COMMITTEE Top secret … Continue reading 28 July 1971* (St 123/30) Foreign Communists

12 July 1984* (Pb) Stalin and Khrushchev

Politburo meeting. Request by  Molotov and Kaganovich to be re-admitted to the Party; exchange of views about Khrushchev and Stalin. [R 12 Jul 84, Pb] =========================================================== [page one of six] Top Secret Single Copy (Draft Minutes) MEETING OF CPSU POLITBURO 12 July 1984 chaired by Comrade K.U. CHERNENKO Comrades in attendance: G.A. Aliyev, V.I. Vorotnikov, … Continue reading 12 July 1984* (Pb) Stalin and Khrushchev