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

7 June 1976** (St 11/73) Syria

Secretariat. The reception of two Syrian Communists in Moscow for special studies (4 pp). [R 4 June 1976, St 11-73] =========================================================== English Translation by YBZ, April 2011 [Translator’s notes are bracketed; handwritten text is in italic] 29 SPECIAL FOLDER TOP SECRET Secretariat of the CC of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union RESOLUTION Re: … Continue reading 7 June 1976** (St 11/73) Syria

27 June 1974** (St 130/64) Syria

Secretariat. Reception of three Syrian Communists for special training in Moscow (3 pp). [R 27 June 1974, St 130-6] =========================================================== [Translator's notes are in brackets; handwritten text is underlined, dates are DD-MM-YYYY] [PAGE 1] [stamp in the right comer] SPECIAL FOLDER Top Secret DECISION Secretariat of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of the … Continue reading 27 June 1974** (St 130/64) Syria

08 May 1974** (St 125/5) Special Training

Secretariat. A request from Syrian Communist Party  for “special training” in cryptography, radio techniques and forging of documents (2 pp).  [R 8 May 1974, St 125-5] =========================================================== [Translator's notes are in brackets; handwritten text is underlined, dates are DD-MM-YYYY] [stamp in the right comer] SPECIAL FOLDER Top Secret No. CT125/5, 08/V/1974 DECISION Secretariat of the … Continue reading 08 May 1974** (St 125/5) Special Training

12 December 1980** (St 241/41) Syria

Soviet military delegation to Syria. Discussions about use of Syrian ports by Soviet navy, landing of Soviet spy planes at Syrian airports, and stationing of aviation and artillery units there (12 pp).  [R 12 December 1980, St 241/41] ========================================================== /translator’s notes on yellow background/ CT241/41       12.XII.1980                                                                                        TOP SECRET RESOLUTION Secretariat of the Central Committee of … Continue reading 12 December 1980** (St 241/41) Syria

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