16 December 1980* (St 241/108) Kalevi Sorsa

Secretariat Resolution. Ambassador to visit Kalevi SORSA, chairman of Finnish Social Democratic Party and "confidential contact", and congratulate him on his 50th birthday. Includes message to ambassador and preceding note (11 December 1980, 18‑S‑21) from CHERNYAEV, p. 3. [R 16 Dec 80,  St 241-108] total 8 pp. ==================================== [page one of eight] Workers of all … Continue reading 16 December 1980* (St 241/108) Kalevi Sorsa

26 December 1980* (St 243/57) Denmark

Secretariat. Letter to chairman of Danish Social Democratic Party about the arrest of refusenik Victor BRAILOVSKY, explaining his “criminal activities” (3 pp). [R 26 December 1980, St 243-57] =================================== [Text from a different document, presumably International Department to Central Committee] The chairman of the Danish Social Democratic Party, Prime Minister A[nker] Jorgensen has sent a … Continue reading 26 December 1980* (St 243/57) Denmark

26 August 1977* (No 644/54) Socialist International

Instructions to KGB station chiefs abroad about work on Socialist International (6 pp).  [26 August 1977, No 644-54] (Copy of Russian original kindly provided by Mr Oleg Gordievsky.) =========================================================== Station chiefs (as listed) No. 644/54 Guidance-task concerning the Socialist International The new balance of forces in the international arena, the development of the process of … Continue reading 26 August 1977* (No 644/54) Socialist International

21 June 1977* [Soviet embassy in FRG] Social Democratic Party

From the Soviet embassy in FRG. An analytical report about the policies of the West German SDP (17 pp). [R 21 June 1977] Excerpts. ============================================================= [page one] Soviet embassy in the Federal German Republic Secret Copy No. 2 20 May 1977 The policies of the SDP leadership [...] ... there are never-ending discussions in political circles, … Continue reading 21 June 1977* [Soviet embassy in FRG] Social Democratic Party

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

19 May 1977* (Pb 56/68) Human rights

Politburo. Instructions to Soviet ambassadors on human rights issues (21 pp). [R 19 May 1977, Pb 56-68] Excerpt. ========================================================== [page two] Secret To all Soviet ambassadors and representatives Recently a wide and coordinated campaign has unfolded in the West concerning the phoney “violations of human rights” in the Soviet Union and other socialist countries. Those … Continue reading 19 May 1977* (Pb 56/68) Human rights

9 April 1985* (473/PR/54) Socialist International

Instructions to KGB station chiefs abroad. How to influence the activities of the Socialist International (8 pp). [R 9 Apr 85, No 473-PR-54 : document kindly provided by Mr O. Gordievsky.] Excerpt. ============================================================ A serious exacerbation of the international situation and the intensifying threat of war, evoked by the sharp increase in the aggressiveness of … Continue reading 9 April 1985* (473/PR/54) Socialist International

2 September 1980* (St 226/4) Peace movement

Secretariat. Response to a Belgian initiative for nuclear disarmament and safety of non-nuclear countries (9 pp). [R 2 September 1980, St 226/4] Excerpt. =========================================================== [page one of nine] Workers of all Lands, Unite! COMMUNIST PARTY OF THE SOVIET UNION. CENTRAL COMMITTEE [Vertical text along left-hand margin] Return to CPSU Central Committee (General Department, sector 2) … Continue reading 2 September 1980* (St 226/4) Peace movement

14 December 1975* (3088-A) NATO weapons

KGB report to Central Committee. Possible consequences of NATO's future deployment  of smart tactical weapons for Soviet military strategy (3 pp). [R 14 December 1975, 3088-A] ========================================================== [page one of three] Top secret State Security Committee [KGB] at the USSR Soviet of Ministers 14 December 1975, No 3088-A Moscow To the CPSU Central Committee On possible … Continue reading 14 December 1975* (3088-A) NATO weapons

1 February 1980* (Pb 182/2) Brandt and Sorsa

Politburo decision. Information for WILLY BRANDT (FRG) and KALEVI SORSA (Finland) about Soviet views on disarmament and Afghanistan, pp. 2-20. [R 1 February 1980, Pb 182/2] total 20 pp (excerpts). ======================================================== [page one of twenty] [Vertical text along left margin] Return within [illegible] days to CPSU Central Committee (General Department, Sector 1) Workers of all … Continue reading 1 February 1980* (Pb 182/2) Brandt and Sorsa