26 June 1986* (Pb) Writers

Politburo meeting. Alexander YAKOVLEV reports on the Congress of the Writers' Union. Discussion of ways to manage changes in the union's bureaucracy [R 26 Jun 86, Pb], 5 pp. =========================================================== [page one of five] Top Secret Single Copy (Draft Minutes) MEETING OF CPSU POLITBURO 26 June 1986 In the chair Comrade M.S. GORBACHEV In attendance: … Continue reading 26 June 1986* (Pb) Writers

1 February 1987* (183-Ch) Articles 70, 190-1 and 142

KGB report (Chebrikov). The numbers then serving a sentence under Articles 70,  190-1 and 142 of the RSFSR Criminal Code -- one third of them held in psychiatric institutions; encouraging applications for a pardon from such prisoners. [Russian: 1 Feb 87, 183-Ch] (9 pp)  Excerpts. ====================================== [page one of nine] 1 February 1987, No 183-Ch … Continue reading 1 February 1987* (183-Ch) Articles 70, 190-1 and 142

25 September 1986* (Pb) Political Prisoners

Politburo meeting (excerpt). KGB head CHEBRIKOV deliberately confuses political prisoners with those committing other "serious crimes". Between one third and a half of all political prisoners to be offered their freedom if they agree to discontinue their previous activities. [R 25 Sep 86, Pb] total 3 pp. ====================================== [page one of three] Top Secret Single … Continue reading 25 September 1986* (Pb) Political Prisoners

12 July 1984* (Pb) Stalin and Khrushchev

Politburo meeting. Request by  Molotov and Kaganovich to be re-admitted to the Party; exchange of views about Khrushchev and Stalin. [R 12 Jul 84, Pb] =========================================================== [page one of six] Top Secret Single Copy (Draft Minutes) MEETING OF CPSU POLITBURO 12 July 1984 chaired by Comrade K.U. CHERNENKO Comrades in attendance: G.A. Aliyev, V.I. Vorotnikov, … Continue reading 12 July 1984* (Pb) Stalin and Khrushchev

18 August 1980* (St 224/71) El Salvador

Central Committee Resolution. Positive response to request for "special training" from El Salvador Communist Party. Includes 15 August letter from Chernyaev (p. 2), and 23 July translated letter from head of the Salvador Communist Party Shafik Handal (p. 3). [R 18 August 1980, St 224-71] total 3 pp. =========================================================== [page one of three] No St … Continue reading 18 August 1980* (St 224/71) El Salvador