15 March 1977* (Pb 49/XV) Letter to PCF

Politburo. Final version of the letter to leaders of the French Communist Party (total 23 pp). For draft see above, 22 February, St 45/8. [R 15 March 1977, Pb 49-XV] Excerpts. =============================================================== [page two] Item 15, Minutes No 49 Top Secret To the Central Committee of the French Communist Party Dear Comrades ----------------------------------------------- [page two] In … Continue reading 15 March 1977* (Pb 49/XV) Letter to PCF

27 May 1969* (231-Z) Stasi

KGB report (Zakharov). Transfer to the Stasi (GDR secret police) copies of 1930s and wartime documents linking FRG Chancellor KIESINGER to the Nazis. [R 27 May 1969 – 231-Z] ============================================================ [page one of one] Special File Top Secret To the CPSU Central Committee In accordance with the decision of the Central Committee Secretariat (St‑57/59) of … Continue reading 27 May 1969* (231-Z) Stasi

21 July 1990** (No 0747) Cuba

Politburo. Suppression of American broadcasts to Cuba – request for equipment to hamper and block the transmissions (2 pp). [R 21 Jul 90, No 0747] =========================================================== Translated by Valeri Kalabugin, July 2010 [Translator's notes are bracketed] 5. 1. 5-9 [in handwriting] Confidential          [a note in handwriting:] 43 Copy No. 1 [Typed and handwritten text, ][...] … Continue reading 21 July 1990** (No 0747) Cuba

5 January 1982** (St 44/7) US Communist Party

Secretariat. A request from the CP USA leadership for part of the debt incurred in distributing Soviet books to be written off. [R 5 January 1982 – St 44-7] ========================================================= [page one of one] Workers of the world, unite! Communist Party of the Soviet Union, Central Committee TOP SECRET No. St-44/7s Extract from the Minutes … Continue reading 5 January 1982** (St 44/7) US Communist Party

12 December 1980** (St 241/41) Syria

Soviet military delegation to Syria. Discussions about use of Syrian ports by Soviet navy, landing of Soviet spy planes at Syrian airports, and stationing of aviation and artillery units there (12 pp).  [R 12 December 1980, St 241/41] ========================================================== /translator’s notes on yellow background/ CT241/41       12.XII.1980                                                                                        TOP SECRET RESOLUTION Secretariat of the Central Committee of … Continue reading 12 December 1980** (St 241/41) Syria

27 September 1977* (St 74/6) Italy

Secretariat. Measures to stop "anti-Soviet campaign" in Italy (13 pp). [R 27 September 1977, 14 pp – St 4407] Excerpt. =========================================================== [In September 1977, Boris Ponomaryov and Vasily Kuznetsov reported to the Central Committee] [page twelve] a new wave in the anti-Soviet and anti-socialist campaign is building up in Italy, with the main emphasis on … Continue reading 27 September 1977* (St 74/6) Italy

5 December 1989* [Secretariat] International Fund

Secretariat. Soviet contribution in 1990 to the “International Fund to aid Left-wing and Workers’ Organizations”: total $22 million, all from CPSU (3 pp). [R 28 Dec 88, Pb 144-129] ================================================================== [page one - CPSU contributions for 1989, see 28 December 1988*] -------------------------------------------------------------- [page two] SPECIAL FILE Top Secret Supplement Draft Resolution of the CPSU Central … Continue reading 5 December 1989* [Secretariat] International Fund

28 December 1988* (Pb 144/129) International Fund

Politburo decision. 1989 Soviet contribution to the “International Fund to aid Left-wing and Workers’ Organizations” will be 13.5 million hard-currency roubles (3 pp). [R 28 Dec 88, Pb 144-129 and 28 Dec 1988, Falin] ===================================================================== [page one, Pb 144/129. (Pages two to four, CPSU contributions for 1990, see 5 December 1989*)] Workers of all Lands, … Continue reading 28 December 1988* (Pb 144/129) International Fund

28 December 1988* (Pb 144/129) International Fund

Politburo. In 1989, due to failure of East European parties to contribute,  the “International Fund to aid Left-wing and Labour Organizations” (22 million dollars) will rely entirely on the Soviet donation. [R 28 Dec 88, Pb 144-129] total 4 pp. (excerpt) ======================================================== [page three] To the CPSU Central Committee Issue raised by the CPSU Central … Continue reading 28 December 1988* (Pb 144/129) International Fund

8 January 1969* (Pb 111/162) International Fund

Politburo decision. Set up an “International Fund to aid Left-wing, Workers’ Organizations”. Fund total, $16.5 million; Soviet contribution, $14 million, and sums to be contributed by fraternal socialist parties in Eastern Europe. Also contains the 8 January 1969 (Pb 111/163) decision, specifying how much political parties, organisations and movements are to receive from the new … Continue reading 8 January 1969* (Pb 111/162) International Fund

28 September 1990* (06/2-439) GDR Archives

Central Committee. Periodic threat that the East German Party archives will be seized by the FRG authorities; the response of the CPSU, September 1990 to March 1991 (7 pp). [R 28 Sep 90, No 06-2-439] Excerpt. =========================================================== [page one of seven] Send to Politburo members and Secretaries of the CPSU Central Committee for voting  October … Continue reading 28 September 1990* (06/2-439) GDR Archives

9 June 1980* (St 214/74) Peace movement

Secretariat. Preparations for a meeting of central committee secretaries with responsibility for international affairs in the fraternal parties of socialist countries. Discussion of international peace movement (12 pp). [R 9 June 1980, St 214-74] Excerpts. ======================================================== [page one of twelve] Workers of all Lands, Unite! COMMUNIST PARTY OF THE SOVIET UNION. CENTRAL COMMITTEE [Text along … Continue reading 9 June 1980* (St 214/74) Peace movement

14 January 1981* (St 246/1) Walesa

Secretariat. Instructions to the Soviet ambassador in Italy regarding Lech WALESA’s visit to the country. Letter to Central Committee from PONOMARYOV. [R 14 January 1981, St 246-1] total 12 pp. (excerpts) ========================================================= [page one of twelve] Workers of all Lands, Unite! COMMUNIST PARTY OF THE SOVIET UNION. CENTRAL COMMITTEE [Text along left-hand margin] Return to … Continue reading 14 January 1981* (St 246/1) Walesa

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

25 October 1976* [International Dept] PCF and dissidents

International Department memorandum to Central Committee (25 October 1976, 25-S-2025). Attached is text for Soviet ambassadors in various countries, pp. 2-3, concerning the Western "anti-Soviet" campaign about dissidents and involvement of French Communist Party (PCF) in that campaign. [R 25 October 1976, No 25-S-2025] total 3 pp. =========================================================== [page one of three] SECRET 2nd sector … Continue reading 25 October 1976* [International Dept] PCF and dissidents

29 December 1975* (3213-A) PCF, PCI and human rights

KGB to Central Committee: the attitude of PCF and PCI (French and Italian Communist Parties) toward human rights issues. Includes information (p. 3) on conviction of dissenters in USSR (Articles 70 and 190-1) since 1958. [R 29 December 1975, 3213-A] total 5 pp. ========================================================== [page one of five] TOP SECRET USSR Committee of State Security … Continue reading 29 December 1975* (3213-A) PCF, PCI and human rights

18 January 1983* (Pb 94/52) PCI funding

Politburo decision. Highly classified Politburo document illustrating financial relations between the PCI (Italian Communist Party) and the Soviet Union. The amount in dollars was added by hand. [R 18 January 1983, Pb 94-52] ================================================================= [one page] Workers of all Lands, Unite! Must be returned within three days to the CPSU Central Committee (General Department, Sector … Continue reading 18 January 1983* (Pb 94/52) PCI funding