20 December 1989** (2568-K) Sakharov

KGB on ANDREI SAKHAROV’s funeral (3 pp). [R 20 Dec 89, 3 pp – 2568-K] ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- [Translator's notes are bracketed, tr Marta Olynyk] kb-4 [two illegible words] DISTRIBUTED No. 1658 Secret 177                                          Copy no.: 2 20.12.89 No. 2568-K CC CPSU On the Completion of Mourning Events in Connection with the Death of A. [Andrei] D. … Continue reading 20 December 1989** (2568-K) Sakharov

11 January 1991* (No 00766) Lithuania

Central Committee. Report from Committee officials in Lithuania about the attempted takeover by the "Committee for National Salvation". [R 11 Jan 91], 4 pp. ================================== [page one of four] To the CPSU Central Committee About the events in Lithuania Senior staff of the [CPSU] Central Committee (Comrades Kazyulin and Udovichenko) who are in Lithuania, report … Continue reading 11 January 1991* (No 00766) Lithuania

24 January 1989* (Pb 146/VI) Afghanistan withdrawal

Politburo. The imminent withdrawal of Soviet troops from Afghanistan, alternative scenarios. [Russian: 24 Jan 89, Pb 146-VI] total 13 pp (excerpts). ============================= [page one of thirteen] Return to CPSU Central Committee(General Department, Sector 2) within 3 days Workers of all Lands, Unite! COMMUNIST PARTY OF THE SOVIET UNION. CENTRAL COMMITTEE TOP SECRETSPECIAL FILE No. Pb … Continue reading 24 January 1989* (Pb 146/VI) Afghanistan withdrawal

22 October 1986 * (Pb §1) Soviet diplomats

Politburo meeting. Expulsion of Soviet diplomats from the USA and planned Soviet retaliation. [R 22 oct 86, Pb] ============================================================= [page one of five] Top Secret Single Copy (Draft Minutes) MEETING OF CPSU POLITBURO 22 October 1986 In the chair Comrade M.S. GORBACHEV In attendance: Comrades G.A. Aliyev, A.A.Gromyko, L.N. Zaikov, Ye.K. Ligachev, N.I. Ryzhkov, M.S. … Continue reading 22 October 1986 * (Pb §1) Soviet diplomats

31 July 1986 * (1503-Ch) Human Rights campaign

KGB report (Chebrikov). Proposed measures against "US anti-Soviet campaign related to human rights" and the corresponding Central Committee Resolution (4 pp).  [R 31 Jul 86,  1503-Ch] ===================================== [page one of four] Secret July 1986, No 1503-Ch To the CPSU Central Committee Measures to counter the anti-Soviet campaign in the USA about human rights issues According … Continue reading 31 July 1986 * (1503-Ch) Human Rights campaign

26 December 1986* (2521‑Ch) Pardons

KGB report (Chebrikov). Proposal to issue State pardons for special categories of criminals [dissidents] on condition that they cease their "anti-Soviet" activities [Russian: 26 Dec 86, 2522-Ch] (6 pp) excerpts. ====================================== [page one of six] Top Secret 26 December 1986, No 2521-Ch To the CPSU Central Committee Freeing certain categories of individual from criminal responsibility … Continue reading 26 December 1986* (2521‑Ch) Pardons

01 June 1986* (1135-Ch) Writers

KGB (Chebrikov) to Central Committee. Attempts by "the Adversary" to subvert Soviet writers and restore reputation of emigré authors (5 pp).  [R 1 Jun 86, 5 pp – 1135-Ch]. Excerpts. ========================================================== [page one of five] Resolution of Comrade Gorbachev see p. 5 Secret [illegible] June 1986, No 1135-Ch To the CPSU Central Committee [Partially illegible] … Continue reading 01 June 1986* (1135-Ch) Writers