29 December 1980* (Pb 230/34) International Fund

Politburo decision. Financial assistance in 1981 (US $) to Communist Parties and movements (USA, 2 million; France, 2 million; Finland, 1.4 million; Portugal, 700,000), in total 57 recipients. [R 1980, 29 December] total 5 pp. =================================================================== [page one of three] Workers of all Lands, Unite! [Text in top left hand corner of page] Must be … Continue reading 29 December 1980* (Pb 230/34) International Fund

1 July 1980** (St 217/39) Jamaica

Secretariat. To meet the request from leadership of the Workers’ Party of Jamaica, “special training” for 2 people (4 pp). [R 1 July 1980, St 217-39] =========================================================== [Translator’s notes are bracketed] #CT-217/39 of 07.01.80/Special Folder/Top Secret RESOLUTION Secretariat, CC of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union Re: Request by the leadership of the Jamaica Labor … Continue reading 1 July 1980** (St 217/39) Jamaica

1 January 1991**, St 4-5

Secretariat. Political immigration to the USSR (undated and unsigned memo to the Central Committee). As of 1 January 1990 6,643 political immigrants were living in the Soviet Union. [R 1 Jan 91, St 4-5] ========================================================== [page one of one] English Translation by George Sklyar [Translator’s notes are bracketed, red font indicates unclear text] For your … Continue reading 1 January 1991**, St 4-5

22 June 1989** (St 102/124) Cyprus

Secretariat. Requests from the leadership of AKEL for “special training” for 2 people, and from the leadership of the Cyprus Progressive Party for “special training” for 2 people and for assistance in obtaining a legal status (5 pp). [R 22 Jun 89, St 102-124] ========================================================== English Translation by George Sklyar, July 2010 [Translator’s notes are bracketed; … Continue reading 22 June 1989** (St 102/124) Cyprus

13 May 1980** (St 210/62) Portugal

Secretariat. Request from the Portuguese Communist Party leadership for purchase of foreign-made “special” equipment (3 pp). [R 13 May 1980, St 210-62] =========================================================== English Translation by George Sklyar, July 2010 [Translator's notes are bracketed] #CT210/... of 05.13.80 TOP SECRET SPECIAL FOLDER RESOLUTION Of the Secretariat, CC of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union Re: Request … Continue reading 13 May 1980** (St 210/62) Portugal

14 April 1980** (St 206/67) Cyprus

Secretariat. A request from EZEKIAS PAPAIOANNOU, General Secretary of the Cyprus Progressive Party of Working People [AKEL]. Decision – receive two representatives of the party, LUCAS ANDREAS and TIMOPHEOS KYRIACOS, for a one-month course of “special training” in radio-operating techniques and detection of eavesdropping devices (6 pp).  [R 14 April 1980, St 206/67] =========================================================== English … Continue reading 14 April 1980** (St 206/67) Cyprus

5 September 1980**, St 227/39

Secretariat. A request from Comrade Gus Hall, General Secretary, Communist Party of the USA (CPUSA). “Special training” for Hall’s personal representative (3 pp).  [R 5 September 1980, St 227-39] ========================================================== [Translator's notes are bracketed] #CT 227/39ge, of 11.05.80                   SPECIAL FOLDER TOP SECRET RESOLUTION Of the Secretariat of the CC of the Communist Party of the … Continue reading 5 September 1980**, St 227/39

25 October 1957* (St 52/128) Wilfred Burchett

Central Committee approves July 1957 KGB request for one-off grant (20,000 roubles) and awards 3,000 rouble monthly allowance to Wilfred Burchett, Moscow correspondent of the National Guardian (USA) newspaper (total 5 pp). Contains text of KGB request (17 July 1957, 1379-S), pp. 3-5. ============================================================== [page one of five] 52/128 of 25 October 1957 Special File … Continue reading 25 October 1957* (St 52/128) Wilfred Burchett

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

10 April 1989* (St-99/248) Special Training

Secretariat: Additional measures to provide apartments for the representatives of Communist Parties from non-socialist countries who are receiving "special training" in the USSR (excerpt). [R 10 Apr 89, St 99-248] total 5 pp. =========================================================== [page one of five] SPECIAL FILE Top Secret No. St 99/249 of 10 April 1989 RESOLUTION of the Secretariat of the … Continue reading 10 April 1989* (St-99/248) Special Training

06 January 1989 * [International Department] Eire

Secretariat turns down request from Sean Garland, General Secretary of the Workers' Party (Republic of Ireland), to provide "special training" for 5 people. Memos in support from the International Department and the KGB (21 December 1988). [R 6 January 1989] ========================================================== [page one of two] SPECIAL FILE Top Secret To the CPSU Central Committee The … Continue reading 06 January 1989 * [International Department] Eire

5 May 1974* (Pb 136/53) PCI

Politburo decision. Provide the Italian Communist Party (PCI) with “special training” for 12 people in case it has to go underground (4 pp). [R 5 May 1974, Pb 136-53] ========================================================== [page one of four] Return [etc. illegible] (General Department, sector 1) Workers of all Lands, Unite! COMMUNIST PARTY OF THE SOVIET UNION. CENTRAL COMMITTEE TOP … Continue reading 5 May 1974* (Pb 136/53) PCI