18 March 1979* (No 242) Kosygin-Taraki

Transcript of KOSYGIN’s March telephone conversation with MOHAMMED TARAKI, Afghan prime minister. File also includes report by Gromyko, Andropov, Ponomarev and Kosygin and 29 June Politburo decision [Russian: 18 March 1979, No 242] total 19 pp (excerpts). =============================== [page one of nineteen] Top SecretSpecial File TRANSCRIPT OF A CONVERSATION by telephone between A.N. Kosygin [note … Continue reading 18 March 1979* (No 242) Kosygin-Taraki

17-18 March 1979* (Pb) Afghanistan

Transcript of Politburo meeting (17-18 March) about the worsening situation in Afghanistan [Russian: 17-18 March 1979, Pb] total 28 pp (excerpts). ============================= [page one of twenty eight] Top SecretSingle Copy(Draft Minutes) MEETING OF CPSU POLITBURO17 March 1979 chaired byComrade L.I. BREZHNEV Comrades in attendance:Yu.V. Andropov, A.A.Gromyko, A.N. Kosygin,A.L. Pelshe, K.U. Chernenko, D.F. Ustinov,P.N. Demichev, B.N. … Continue reading 17-18 March 1979* (Pb) Afghanistan