9. January to June 1976

January

4 January 1976, 7-A [3.5] – KGB to Secretariat. The anti-Soviet activities of SOLZHENITSYN abroad (3 pp). [R 4 January 1976, 7-A]

11 January 1976*, 81-A [3.2; 2.2] – KGB memorandum. Measures to prevent an “illegal” commemorative meeting in honour of the 1825 Decembrist Rebellion. [R 11 January 1976, 81-A] tbt

14 January 1976, Pb 201/44 [3.2] – Politburo. Information to Communist Party leaders about Western anti-Soviet propaganda. List of recipients (23 pp). [R 14 January 1976, Pb 201-44]

16 January 1976*, 876-A [3.4; 4] – KGB on the trials of rights activist ANDREI TVERDOKHLEBOV, and Crimean Tatar leader MUSTAFA DZHEMILEV (2 pp). [R 16 January 1976, 876-A] tbt

21 January 1976, No 43 [5] – Letter from Soviet embassy in Switzerland. Concerning a written protest by a young Greek Communist about the French Communist Party’s declaration concerning violations of human rights in the USSR (5 pp). [R 21 January 1976,  No 43]

February

05 February 1976, Pb 203/104 [3.2] – Politburo. Further list of Communist Parties to be sent information (see 14 January 1976 document) about Western anti-Soviet propaganda concerning “human rights violations” (2 pp). [R 5 February 1976, Pb 203-104]

12 February 1976, 360-A [3.2] – KGB to Secretariat. The KGB issues a caution to PYOTR GRIGORENKO (2 pp). [R 12 February 1976, 360-A]

16 February 1976, No 41 [6] – Memo from Soviet embassy in Switzerland. Discussions with the Social-Democratic Party of Switzerland; and the results of the summit (Socialist International) of Socialist and Social-Democratic leaders (3 pp). [R 16 February 1976, No 41]

16 February 1976, 394-A [3.2; 5] – KGB report. Attempts by “anti-Soviet elements” (national, religious and political dissenters) to influence Communist Parties in capitalist countries (3 pp). [R 16 February 1976, 394-A]

17 February 1976, 403-A [3.5] – KGB memorandum. About the publication of a satire on SOLZHENITSYN in Krokodil magazine. [R 17 February 1976, 403-A]

March

13 March 1976, 577-A [2.2; 9.1] – KGB. The reaction of US embassy to speeches by leaders of European Communist Parties at the CPSU 25th Congress (4 pp). [R 13 March 1976, 577-A]

23 March 1976, No 235 [8] – 1975 report of the World Peace Council (11 pp). [R 21 March 1976, No 235]

29 March 1976*, St 3/42 [7.2] – Secretariat. Request by Lebanese Communist Party  for “special training” in party security (cryptography, photography etc) (3 pp). [R 29 March 1976, St 3-42)

April

7 April 1976**, St 4/40 [7.2] – Secretariat. Request from Iraqi Communist Party. Decision to provide apartment for widow of a Party activist who collaborated with Soviet special services (3 pp). [R 7 April 1976, St 4-40]

9 April 1976, St 5/8 [6] – Secretariat. Suggestion of the French Socialist Party  to hold a special meeting with the CPSU (2 pp). [R 9 April 1976, St 5-8]

19 April 1976**, St 6/30 [7.4] – Secretariat. Request from Chilean Communist Party: “special training” for 12 people (3 pp). [R 19 April 1976, St 6-30]

20 April 1976, No 14 [8] – Logistics for Moscow meeting of the World Peace Council (2 pp). [R 20 April 1976, No 14]

21 April 1976, 25-S-1149 [5] – International Department. Financial assistance to Young Communists of Greece (2 pp). [R 21 April 1976, 25-S-1149]

23 April 1976*, St 6/94 [3.5] – Secretariat. Instructions to the Soviet ambassador in Britain concerning response to BBC television documentary about SOLZHENITSYN (2 pp). [R 23 April 1976, St 5-94] tbt

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]

May

5 May 1976, St 7/81 [1.2] – Secretariat. A new bureau for the Komsomolskaya pravda daily in Austria: the correspondent to be replaced by KGB agent (9 pp). [R 5 May 1976, St 7-81]

5 May 1976, St 7/82 [1.2] – Secretariat. Transfer bureau of Izvestiya from Congo (Brazzaville) to Angola: the correspondent to be replaced by KGB agent (7 pp). [R 5 May 1976, St 7-82]

7 May 1976, St 7/12 [1.2] – Secretariat. About a symposium for Soviet foreign correspondents (3 pp). [R 7 May 1976, St 7-12]

14 May 1976, 1109-A [3.6] – KGB memorandum. Arrest of V.A. PRUZHANOVSKY and KGB decision to place him in psychiatric care. [R 14 May 1976, 1109-A]

17 May 1976**, St 9/25 [7.4] – International Department. Provide “special training” for 6 Communists from Costa Rica (2 pp). [R 17 May 1976, St 9-25]

21 May 1976, St 9/4 [8] – Secretariat. The Soviet campaign for disarmament (6 pp). [R 21 May 1976, St 9-4]

24 May 1976, St 10/4 [7.4] – Secretariat. Provide military training for: Argentina, 10 people; Columbia, 7; Costa Rica, 15; Mexico, 3; Nicaragua, 6 (9 pp). [R 24 May 1976, St 10-4]

June

1 June 1976, St 10/4 [8] – Secretariat. Setting up of an independent committee within  the USSR to monitor its observance of the Helsinki agreements. [R 1 June 1976, St 10-4]

7 June 1976**, St 11/73 [7.2] – Secretariat. The reception of two Syrian Communists in Moscow for special studies (4 pp). [R 4 June 1976, St 11-73]

8 June 1976*, St 11/7 [8] – Secretariat. Double financial aid to Scandinavian “USSR friendship” societies (2 pp). [R 8 June 1976, St 11-7] tbt

9 June 1976, No 36 [6] – Memo from Soviet embassy in Switzerland. New political tendencies in the Swiss Social-Democratic Party ( 3 pp). [R 9 June 1976, No 36]

10. July to December 1976 …