28 January 1980* (Pb 181/34) Afghanistan

Politburo decision. Agree with recommendations of Afghanistan commission (GROMYKO, ANDROPOV, USTINOV, PONOMARYOV) for protecting Soviet interests worldwide after the invasion of Afghanistan. Includes text of jointly signed recommendations, 27 January 1980 (210-A), pp 2-9. [R 28 January 1980, Pb 181/34] total 9 pp. (excerpts) ======================= [page one of nine] Return within 3 days to CPSU Central … Continue reading 28 January 1980* (Pb 181/34) Afghanistan

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 [Russian: 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! COMMUNIST … Continue reading 29 June 1979* (Pb 156/IX) 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 Lands, … Continue reading 31 October 1979* (Pb 172/108) Afghanistan

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 Secret:Single 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

9 April 1981* (Pb §3) Poland

Politburo. Report on results of a meeting between ANDROPOV, USTINOV and  representatives (KANIA, JARUZELSKI) of the Polish government and Party. [R 9 April 1981, Politburo, para 3] total 8 pp. =========================================================== [page one of eight] Top Secret Single Copy (Draft Minutes) MEETING OF CPSU POLITBURO 2 April 1981 chaired by Comrade K.U. CHERNENKO Comrades in … Continue reading 9 April 1981* (Pb §3) Poland