29 December 1980* (Pb 230/34) International Fund

Politburo decision. Financial assistance in 1981 (US $) to Communist Parties and movements (USA, 2 million; France, 2 million; Finland, 1.4 million; Portugal, 700,000), in total 57 recipients. [Russian: 1980, 29 December] total 5 pp. =================================== [page one of three] Workers of all Lands, Unite! [Text in top left hand corner of page] Must be … Continue reading 29 December 1980* (Pb 230/34) International Fund

27 May 1969* (231-Z) Stasi

KGB report (Zakharov). Transfer to the Stasi (GDR secret police) copies of 1930s and wartime documents linking FRG Chancellor KIESINGER to the Nazis. [R 27 May 1969 – 231-Z] ============================================================ [page one of one] Special File Top Secret To the CPSU Central Committee In accordance with the decision of the Central Committee Secretariat (St‑57/59) of … Continue reading 27 May 1969* (231-Z) Stasi

25 October 1957* (St 52/128) Wilfred Burchett

Central Committee approves July 1957 KGB request for one-off grant (20,000 roubles) and awards 3,000 rouble monthly allowance to WILFRED BURCHETT, Moscow correspondent of the National Guardian (USA) newspaper [R 25 Oct 57, 5 pp] total 5 pp. Also contains text of KGB request (17 July 1957, 1379-S), pp. 3-5. ============================================================== [page one of five] … Continue reading 25 October 1957* (St 52/128) Wilfred Burchett

7 February 1974* [Andropov-Brezhnev] Solzhenitsyn

Letter from ANDROPOV to BREZHNEV about SOLZHENITSYN, suggesting he be deported from the USSR to West Germany [R 7 February 1974 (no number)] total 3 pp. For background, see Note [1] below. ===================================== [page one of three] Letter from Yu. ANDROPOV to L. BREZHNEV 7 February 1974 Top Secret SPECIAL FILE Dear Leonid Ilych, Here … Continue reading 7 February 1974* [Andropov-Brezhnev] Solzhenitsyn

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, pp 1-2. Also contains the 8 January 1969 (Pb 111/163) decision, specifying how much political parties, organisations and movements are to receive from … Continue reading 8 January 1969* (Pb 111/162) International Fund

14 February 1990* (St-112/27) Special Training

Secretariat Resolution. Meet in part requests from the Argentinean and Chilean Communist Parties: “special training” for Argentina, 5 people; and Chile, 4 people (9 pp). [R 14 Feb 90, St 112-27] Excerpt. =========================================================== [page one of nine] No St 112/27, 14 February 1990 Top Secret SPECIAL FILE RESOLUTION of the Secretariat of the CPSU Central … Continue reading 14 February 1990* (St-112/27) Special Training

29 June 1979* (Pb 156/IX) Afghanistan

Politburo. Actions to deal with the worsening situation in Afghanistan; recommendations from GROMYKO, ANDROPOV, USTINOV and PONOMARYOV; letter to Soviet ambassador in Kabul. [R 29 June 1979, Pb 156-IX] total 11 pp. (excerpts) ========================================================= [page one of eleven] Return within 3 days to CPSU Central Committee (General Department, Sector 2) Workers of all Lands, Unite! … Continue reading 29 June 1979* (Pb 156/IX) Afghanistan

6 December 1979* (Pb 176/82) Afghanistan

Politburo. Decision to dispatch special detachment to Afghanistan on recommendation (4 December 1979, No 312/2/073) of KGB and General Staff. [R 6 December 1979, Pb 176-82] total 2 pp. =========================================================== [page one of two] Return to CPSU Central Committee (General Department, Sector) within 3 days Workers of all Lands, Unite! COMMUNIST PARTY OF THE SOVIET … Continue reading 6 December 1979* (Pb 176/82) Afghanistan

31 October 1979* (Pb 172/108) Afghanistan

Politburo. About the situation in Afghanistan under Amin. Report from GROMYKO, ANDROPOV, USTINOV and PONOMARYOV (29 October 1979, No 0937), p 2 onwards; letter to Soviet ambassador. [R 31 October 1979, Pb 172-108] total 10 pp. (excerpts) =========================================================== [page one of ten] Return to CPSU Central Committee (General Department, Sector) within 3 days Workers of all … Continue reading 31 October 1979* (Pb 172/108) Afghanistan

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. [R 18 March 1979, No 242] total 19 pp. (excerpts) ========================================================== [page one of nineteen] Top Secret Special File TRANSCRIPT OF A CONVERSATION by telephone between A.N. Kosygin … Continue reading 18 March 1979* (No 242) Kosygin-Taraki

5 November 1969* (2792-A) Alliluyeva

KGB memorandum to Central Committee. Tactics for discrediting the author and contents of Only One Year, a new book by Stalin’s daughter Svetlana ALLILUYEVA (4 pp). [R 5 November 1969, 2792-A] Excerpt. ============================================================== [page two of four - page one contains only two written words] Special File Top Secret USSR Committee for State Security [KGB] … Continue reading 5 November 1969* (2792-A) Alliluyeva

10 April 1989* (St-99/248) Special Training

Secretariat: Additional measures to provide apartments for the representatives of Communist Parties from non-socialist countries who are receiving "special training" in the USSR (excerpt). [R 10 Apr 89, St 99-248] total 5 pp. =========================================================== [page one of five] SPECIAL FILE Top Secret No. St 99/249 of 10 April 1989 RESOLUTION of the Secretariat of the … Continue reading 10 April 1989* (St-99/248) Special Training

30 December 1976* (St 38/36) Chile

Secretariat confirms International Department request (29 December 1976, 25-S-2359): provide 11 months of military training for 15 members of the Socialist Party of Chile. Preceded by 30 August 1976 record of conversation at International Department (total 4 pp). [R 30 December 1976, St 38-36] ========================================================= [page one of four] Top Secret Special File St 38/36, … Continue reading 30 December 1976* (St 38/36) Chile

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

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 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

27 December 1976* (St 37/37) Special Training

Secretariat, International Department. Provide “special training” for 10 individuals from Argentina; three from Panama; three from El Salvador; and three from Uruguay (4 pp). [R 27 December 1976, St 37-37] Excerpt. =========================================================== [page one of four] St 38/36, 30 December 1976 Top Secret Special File RESOLUTION Of the CPSU Central Committee Secretariat Issue raised by International … Continue reading 27 December 1976* (St 37/37) Special Training