9 April 1981* (Pb §3) Poland

Politburo. Report on results of a meeting between ANDROPOV, USTINOV and  representatives (KANIA, JARUZELSKI) of the Polish government and Party. [R 9 April 1981, Politburo, para 3] total 8 pp. =========================================================== [page one of eight] Top Secret Single Copy (Draft Minutes) MEETING OF CPSU POLITBURO 2 April 1981 chaired by Comrade K.U. CHERNENKO Comrades in … Continue reading 9 April 1981* (Pb §3) Poland

2 April 1981* (Pb) Poland

Politburo meeting. The situation in Poland; future meeting between ANDROPOV, KANIA and JARUZELSKI; economic reforms and martial law. [R 2 April 1981, Politburo] total 7 pp. (excerpts) ============================================================= [page one of seven] Top Secret Single Copy (Draft Minutes) MEETING OF CPSU POLITBURO 2 April 1981 chaired by Comrade L.I. BREZHNEV Comrades in attendance: Yu.V. Andropov, … Continue reading 2 April 1981* (Pb) Poland

19 May 1971* (Pb 4/48) Sinyavsky

Politburo decision to pardon Andrei Sinyavsky. Includes draft Edict (not for publication) and undated joint note from KGB Chairman, the Procurator-General and the USSR Minister of Justice proposing this decision.  (4 pp).  [R 19 May 1971, Pb 4-48] ============================================================== [page one of four] Workers of all Lands, Unite! COMMUNIST PARTY OF THE SOVIET UNION. CENTRAL … Continue reading 19 May 1971* (Pb 4/48) Sinyavsky

12 May 1977* (958-A) Rostropovich

KGB to Politburo: proposal that Soviet bloc boycott International Rostropovich competition in Paris. Draft CPSU decree attached (2 pp). [R 12 May 1977, 958-A] ========================================================== [page one of two] SECRET 12 May 1977 No.958-A To the CPSU Central Committee The international Rostropovich competition for young cellists According to information received, the Association of International Gatherings … Continue reading 12 May 1977* (958-A) Rostropovich

22 January 1970* (Pb 151/XIII) Abuse of Psychiatry

Politburo decision about the mentaly ill. ANDROPOV circulates to fellow Politburo members a report from Krasnodar Region KGB suggesting a widespread threat to public order and the Soviet system from the mentally ill. Includes note to Politburo from Andropov (19 January 1970, 141-A), p 2, and report to Andropov from Major-General SMORODINSKY (15 December 1969, … Continue reading 22 January 1970* (Pb 151/XIII) Abuse of Psychiatry

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