27 September 1977* (St 74/6) Italy

Secretariat. Measures to stop "anti-Soviet campaign" in Italy (13 pp). [R 27 September 1977, 14 pp – St 4407] Excerpt. =========================================================== [In September 1977, Boris Ponomaryov and Vasily Kuznetsov reported to the Central Committee] [page twelve] a new wave in the anti-Soviet and anti-socialist campaign is building up in Italy, with the main emphasis on … Continue reading 27 September 1977* (St 74/6) Italy

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

14 January 1981* (St 246/1) Walesa

Secretariat. Instructions to the Soviet ambassador in Italy regarding Lech WALESA’s visit to the country. Letter to Central Committee from PONOMARYOV. [R 14 January 1981, St 246-1] total 12 pp. (excerpts) ========================================================= [page one of twelve] Workers of all Lands, Unite! COMMUNIST PARTY OF THE SOVIET UNION. CENTRAL COMMITTEE [Text along left-hand margin] Return to … Continue reading 14 January 1981* (St 246/1) Walesa

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

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

18 January 1983* (Pb 94/52) PCI funding

Politburo decision. Highly classified Politburo document illustrating financial relations between the PCI (Italian Communist Party) and the Soviet Union. The amount in dollars was added by hand. [R 18 January 1983, Pb 94-52] ================================================================= [one page] Workers of all Lands, Unite! Must be returned within three days to the CPSU Central Committee (General Department, Sector … Continue reading 18 January 1983* (Pb 94/52) PCI funding