Tag Archives: Special Importance*

The Status of these Archives (2018)

In 1992, for a period of five months, Vladimir Bukovsky was given access to the archives of the CPSU Central Committee in Moscow. The new Russian government of Boris Yeltsin asked him to speak as a witness on its behalf … Continue reading

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06 January 1989 * (no number)

Secretariat turns down request from Sean Garland, General Secretary of the Workers’ Party (Republic of Ireland), to provide “special training” for 5 people. Memos in support from the International Department and the KGB (21 December 1988). [R 6 January 1989] … Continue reading

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7 February 1974*, 350-A/ov

KGB memorandum. Andropov to Brezhnev on possibility of using Willy Brandt to help expel Solzhenitsyn from USSR to FRG, after his declarations in Solzhenitsyn’s defence. [R 7 February 1974, 350-A-ov] total 2 pp.

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27 November 1984*, Pb 185/49

Politburo. Provide “special equipment” to the Democratic Front for the Liberation of Palestine (DFLP) in exchange for a collection of art objects from the Ancient World (2 pp).  [R 27 Nov 84, Pb 185-49] ============================================================ [page one of two] Return … Continue reading

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