1.3 CULTURAL EVENTS, SCIENCE, ECONOMY

1960s

8 August 1966** (no number) [1.1; 9.1] – About review in Foreign Affairs (USA) of the 5-volume New directions in the Soviet economy produced by US Congress, and necessary response (8 pp). [R 8 August 1966]

23 August 1966 (no number) [1.3] – About US award, “Atoms for Peace”, to corresponding member of the USSR Academy of Sciences VASILY YEMELYANOV; recommended not to accept award (8 pp). [R 23 August 1966]

1 October 1969*, 25-S-1765 [1.3; 9.1] – Honorary Doctorate in History for JAMES JACKSON, CP USA member, from Soviet university. Includes original handwritten request from GUS HALL (3 pp). [R 1 October 1969, 25-S-1765] tbt

1970s

7 April 1970, 892-A [1.3] – KGB to Central Committee. “Improper” reactions by Soviet writers at 3rd Congress of the RSFSR Writers’ Union (3 pp). [R 7 April 1970, 892-A]

02 June 1970, 1509-A [1.3; 2.1] – KGB to Secretariat. Arrests of Soviet and foreign citizens for smuggling gold (2 pp). [R 2 June 1970, 1509-A]

7 September 1970, 2431-A [1.3] – KGB to Central Committee. The state of mind of ALEXANDER TVARDOVSKY, chief editor of Novy mir monthly. [R 7 September 1970 – 2431-A]

18 January 1972, St 26/2 [1.3] – Secretariat. Party efforts to increase political activism of workers at the Minsk tractor factory (18 pp). [R 18 January 1972, St 26-2]

3 March 1972*, St 33/8 [1.3; 6] – Secretariat decision. Organise trade with Japanese firms so that $100,000 is transferred to the Socialist Party of Japan to subsidise its election costs (3 pp). [R 3 March 1972, St 33-8] tbt

30 November 1972 (no number) [1.3] – The error of permitting Nauka i zhizn (Science and Life) monthly to publish VLADIMIR SOLOUKHIN’s article “Grass” (4 pp). [R 30 November 1972]

14 September 1973 (no number) [1.3] – Publication of verse by YEVGENY DOLMATOVSKY in Oktyabr literary monthly. [R 14 September 1973]

5 February 1974, St 112/11 [1.3; 1.4] – Secretariat. Permission to exchange KANDINSKY painting for a letter by LENIN (7 pp). [R 5 February 1974, St 112-11]

29 April 1976, St 7/2 [1.3; 6] – Secretariat. About setting up a joint French-Soviet transport company (2 pp). [R 29 April 1976, St 7-2]

08 October 1976*, 2280-A [1.3] – KGB memorandum to Central Committee. About the artist ILYA GLAZUNOV’s state of mind (2 pp). [R 8 October 1976, 2280-A]

8 December 1976, No. 2772-A [1.3] – KGB memorandum. About TROFIM LYSENKO’s archives (2 pp). [R 8 December 1976, 2772-A]

16 February 1977, No 61 [1.3; 6] – Report on science and technology by special group of staff at the Soviet embassy in FRG (25 pp). [R 16 February 1977, No 61]

16 May 1977, (no number) [1.3] – Glavlit to Central Committee. About a publication by the poet YEVGENY YEVTUSHENKO in Yunost (Youth) magazine. (4 pp). [R 16 May 1977]

25 May 1979, St 160/52 [1.3] – Secretariat. Permission for Soviet aviation professionals to attend the 33rd International Aviation Exhibition in France (2 pp). [R 25 May 1979, St 160-52]

11 June 1979*, St 162/67 [1.3] – Secretariat. Warning to First Secretaries of Party in Republics and Regions about price rises (from 18% to 95%) affecting cars, furs, gold, carpets, etc as of 1 July 1979 (8 pp). [R 11 June 1979, St 162-67]

23 August 1979, St 173/15 [1.3; 1.4] – Secretariat. List of Government and Party documents (45 pp). [R 23 August 1979, St 173-15]

1980s

4 January 1980, St 191/12 [1.3] – Ministry of Internal Affairs report. About theft of wool during manufacturing and retail distribution (13 pp). [R 4 January 1980, St 191/12]

5 February 1980, St 196/10 [1.3; 9.1] – Secretariat. The decrease in cultural exchanges with the USA (10 pp). [R 5 February 1980, St 196/10]

3 October 1980, St 231/25 [1.3] – Secretariat. Leasing Soviet fishing vessels to Skarus (Soviet-Swedish company) to fish in Canadian coastal waters (12 pp). //

4 October 1980, St 231/9 [1.3] – KGB to Secretariat. about export of minerals (14 pp). [R 4 October 1980, St 231-9]

24 October 1980, St 233/8 [1.3] – Secretariat. About negative signs related to the low income of white and blue collar workers in the USSR (12 pp). [R 24 October 1980, St 233-8]

9 December 1980, St 240/75 [1.3] – Secretariat. Financing Soviet/international scientific cooperation (30 pp). [R 9 December 1980, St 240-75]

16 December 1980*, St 241/9 [1.3] – Secretariat. Negotiations between Soviet and US Academies of Science to resume relations broken off early in 1980 (8 pp). [R 16 dec 80, St 241-9]

23 December 1980, St 242/76 [1.3; 5] – Secretariat. Request of Socialist Party of Australia to write off the debt (2,574,000 hard-currency roubles) incurred in renting Soviet ships (4 pp). [R 23 December 1980, St 242-76]

1981-1986

17 February 1981, St 250/9 [1.3] – Secretariat. Letters from ordinary people to the government about shortages of bread; memo from CHERNENKO (19 pp). [R 17 February 1981, St 250-9]

17 February 1981, St 250/10 [1.3] – Secretariat. Complaints by the population about shortages of cooking salt (8 pp). [R 17 February 1981, St 250-10]

13 February 1982*, 317-A [1.3] – KGB report. Expropriation of art items by KGB to the Kremlin to museums. [R 13 February 1982, 317-A]

23 September 1982 (no number) [9.4] – Soviet financial aid to Poland. Credits, $690 million; grant, $450 million, and permission to delay payments to value of $1,790 million (2 pp). [R 23 September 1982]

26 June 1986* (Pb) [4] – Politburo meeting. ALEXANDER YAKOVLEV report to Politburo about the ongoing Congress of the USSR Writers’ Union (5 pp).  [R 26 Jun 86, Pb]

1990s

15 February 1991, No 01499 [1.3; 4] – List of documents bearing GORBACHEV’s request for specific actions in 1990 (13 pp). [R 15 Feb 91, No 01499]

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