Support the Nicaraguan Resistance (1985)

New York Times, 18 April 1985 (display advertisement)

An Urgent Message from Europeans to Congress:
Support the Nicaraguan Resistance

Democracy itself is at stake in Nicaragua. After four years of dictatorship, the FSLN, the totalitarian ruling party, has not succeeded in breaking the resistance of the Nicaraguan people.

After the relative liberalization represented by the elections, the government’s imposition of a “state of emergency” shows that its political agenda remains a totalitarian one.

We believe that United States aid to all sections of the opposition is indispensable in enabling the Nicaraguans to overthrow the present dictatorship and freely choose their own political future—which they thought they had already done when they overthrew Somoza.

Therefore, we appeal to the Congress off the United States, in the spirit of democratic solidarity, to resume aid to the Nicaraguan resistance.

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Chernyaev diary (3 January 1976)

A brief passage from Anatoly CHERNYAEV’s unpublished “Diary”, in which he responds to a report to the Central Committee by ANDROPOV (29 December 1975*, 3213-A) about the statements of foreign communist parties concerning “political prisoners” in the USSR (NSA, document and translation).

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22 June 1978* (Pb)

Yury Andropov briefs Politburo on forthcoming trial of Anatoly SHCHARANSKY. (Translation No 15, MHG 30th anniversary). Total 2 pp.

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1 March 1977*, St 46/15

Resolution of Secretariat. Proposal for Soviet press release concerning BUKOVSKY’s meeting with US President JIMMY CARTER [R 1 March 1977, St 46-15], total 7 pp.

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