14. July to December 1979

1979

July to September

3 July 1979, St 165/55 [7.2] – Secretariat. Request from Lebanese Communist Party leadership for “special training” of two groups, comprising 5 people each (6 pp). [R 3 July 1979, St 135-55]

5 July 1979, St 166/31 [8] – Secretariat. Participation in the international “Solidarity with Nicaragua” conference in Venezuela (17 pp). [R 5 July 1979, St 166-31]

10 July 1979, St 166/54 [1.4] – Secretariat. Appointment of Army General VOSKOBOINIKOV to the Army Military Council (4 pp). [R 10 July 1979, St 166-54]

10 July 1979, St 166/12 [1.2; 9.1] – Secretariat. Assistance to American TV company filming documentary in the USSR (5 pp). [R 10 July 1979, St 166-12]

12 July 1979, St 167/12 [7.3] – Secretariat. About request from leadership of African National Congress (South Africa) for arms supplies and “special training” (8 pp). [R 12 July 1979, St 167-12]

17 July 1979 *, St 167/18 [1.2; 9.1] – Secretariat gives go-ahead for talks with director FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA about making a joint Soviet-American film about disarmament(5 pp). [R 17 July 1979, St 167-18]

23 July 1979, St 168/47 [7.2] – Secretariat. Request from Lebanese Communist Party leadership for a portable radio station for broadcasting to Lebanon and Israel (3 pp). [R 23 July 1979, St 169-47]

24 July 1979, St 168/6 [2.2; 9.3] – Secretariat. Temporary restrictions on Soviet entry visas; special arrangements for sending people living in Moscow and its suburbs to places outside the capital (construction brigades, Pioneer camps, sports camps, etc.) during summer 1980 for duration of the Olympics (4 pp). [R 24 July 1979, St 168/6]

30 July 1979*, 1455-A [9.3] – KGB to Central Committee. Anti-Soviet activities concerning the 1980 Olympic Games. KGB report on intentions of “such anti-social elements as BUKOVSKY, PLYUSHCH, and others” (6 pp). TBT [R 30 July 1979, 1455-A]

31 July 1979, St 169/18 [7.2] – Secretariat. About an “anti-Soviet Zionist provocation” in Tel-Aviv (3 pp). [R 31 July 1979, St 169-18]

7 August 1979, St 170/65 [8] – Secretariat. Financial aid to the Peace Committee of Greece (3 pp). [R 7 August 1979, St 170-65]

10 August 1979, (no number) [2.2] – ANDROPOV memo to Central Committee. permission for KGB to have exclusive rights to all its archives (2 pp). [R 10 August 1979]

14 August 1979, St 171/5 [8] – Secretariat. Preparations for the International Conference “A Happy Future for all Children” in Moscow (22 pp). [R 14 August 1979, St 171-5]

21 August 1979, St 172/5 [1.1] – Secretariat. Actions proposed by Ukrainian Communist Party against anti-Soviet activities of nationalist organizations abroad (4 pp). [R 21 August 1979, St 172-5]

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]

24 August 1979 *, St 173/44 [9.1] – Secretariat. Activities related to visit of US Senator JOE BIDEN, Democrat, Delaware (4 pp). [R 24 August 1979, St 173-49] tbt

28 August 1979, St 173/6 [6] – Secretariat. Increase Soviet activities in UNESCO (15 pp). [R 28 August 1979, St 173-6]

30 August 1979 *, St 174/44 [7.2] – Secretariat. Request from Central Committee of the People’s Party of Iran for supplies of machine-guns, hand-grenades and other foreign-made weapons (6 pp). [R 30 August 1979, St 174-47]

30 August 1979, St 174/47 [7.4] – Central Committee – International Department. Military training for 10 members of Chilean Socialist Party in 1979 (4 pp). [R 30 August 1979, St 174-44]

12 September 1979, St 176/1 [8] – Secretariat. Participation of the Soviet delegation in session of the World Peace Council in Panama (8 pp). [R 12 September 1979, St 176-1]

October to December

3 October 1979, St 179/17 [7.2] – Secretariat. Establishing cooperation with a new revolutionary organization in Thailand (11 pp). [R 3 October 1979, St 179-17]

5 October 1979 *, St 179/32  [5] – Secretariat. A visit to the Soviet Union by Giovanni Cervetti, one of the leaders of the Italian Communist Party (PCI), during which financial matters were discussed (3 pp). [R 5 October 1979, St 179-32]

8 October 1979, St 179/34 [1.1] – New ways for Soviet propaganda to respond to the spread of militaristic politics in Europe (2 pp). [R 8 October 1979, St 179-34]

15 October 1979, St 180/6 [1.1] – Secretariat. Soviet activities related to celebration of various national holidays in Socialist countries (7 pp). [R 15 October 1979, St 180-6]

17 October 1979, St 129/5 [9.3] – Secretariat. Additional propaganda measures related to 1980 Summer Olympic Games in Moscow (3 pp). [R 17 October 1979, St 129-5]

22 October 1979, St 181/70 [8] – Secretariat. Decision to send Soviet delegation to the European Forum for “disarmament and peace” (2 pp). [R 22 October 1979, St 181/70]

25 October 1979 *, St 182/27 [1.1] – Secretariat. Preparations for Madrid conference, CSCE (3 pp). [R 25 October 1979, St 182-27] TBT

31 October 1979*, Pb 172/108 [9.2] – Politburo. About the situation in Afghanistan, reports from GROMYKO, USTINOV and PONOMARYOV (10 pp). [R 31 October 1979, Pb 172-108]

1 November 1979*, Pb 172/113 [9.1; 9.3] – Politburo. Response to US Department of Justice concerning potential terrorism and drug distribution during Olympic Games in Moscow – refusal to cooperate. Excerpt (4 pp). [R 1 November 1979, Pb 172-113]

15 November 1979, St 185/15 [5] – Secretariat. Soviet awards to citizens of the GDR, East Germany (2 pp). [R 15 November 1979, St 185-15]

20 November 1979, St 185/6 [8] – Secretariat. Logistics and organization of the All-Union Peace conference. [R 20 November 1979, St 185-6]

21 November 1979, St 186/12 [8] – Secretariat. For Soviet Peace Committee, transportation for 400 foreign delegates. [R 21 November 1979, St 186-12]

6 December 1979*, Pb 176/82 [9.2] – Politburo. Decision to dispatch special forces to Afghanistan on recommendation of KGB and Ministry of Defence (2 pp).  [R 6 December 1979, Pb 176-82]

12 December 1979*, Рb 176/125 [9.2] – Politburo. The situation in “A” – the decision to invade Afghanistan – as recorded in two vague documents, 12 and 26 December (2 pp). [R 12 December 1979, No 997]

27 December 1979, Рb 177/151 [9.2] – Politburo. Directives to Soviet ambassadors about correct propaganda concerning Soviet actions in Afghanistan (24 pp). [R 27 December 1979, Pb 177-151]

29 December 1979, Pb 177/220 [9.1; 9.2] – Politburo. Response to CARTER memorandum on Afghanistan over hotline (5 pp). [R 29 December 1979, Pb 177-220]

31 December 1979*, Pb 176/82 [9.2] – Politburo. “About Afghanistan” – GROMYKO and others report on the situation after 27-28 December 1979 (5 pp). [R 31 December 1979, 2519-A]

15. January to March 1980 …