Category Archives: 6. CPSU and the non-Communist world

16 December 1980*, St 241/108

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 … Continue reading

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The Status of these Archives (2018)

In 1992, for a period of five months, Vladimir Bukovsky was given access to the archives of the CPSU Central Committee in Moscow. The new Russian government of Boris Yeltsin asked him to speak as a witness on its behalf … Continue reading

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26 December 1980*, St 243/57

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] … Continue reading

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26 August 1977*, No 644/54

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 … Continue reading

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