20. 1982 to 1983

1982

January to June

5 January 1982**, St 44/7 [1.2; 5; 9.1] – Secretariat. A request from the CP USA leadership for part of the debt incurred in distributing Soviet books to be written off. [R 5 January 1982 – St 44-7]

14 January 1982* (Pb §§2-3) [9.4] – Politburo meeting. Poland’s continuing problems; requests for economic assistance (5 pp). [R 14 January 1982, Politburo, para 2]

15 January 1982, St 246/17 [1.2; 9.4] – Secretariat. Establishing press-corps for a Soviet bureau of the Novosti agency in Poland (Gdansk) and appointment of a KGB agent as its chief (3 pp). [R 15 January 1982, St 246-17]

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]

7 March 1982 [DY 30-JIV] [5; 9.4] – GDR archives. Information to the leaders of Socialist countries during an official visit of Polish government delegation and JARUZELSKI to Moscow (9 pp). Document provided by Tomasz Mianowicz; source, GDR archives [R 7 March 1982, [DY 30-JIV]]

28 March 1982, 592-A [3.4] – KGB memorandum. Concerning SAKHAROV’s health (2pp). [R 28 March 1982, )

19 April 1982, 782-A [1.2] – KGB to Secretariat. Widening spread of ideologically harmful foreign video films (3 pp). [R 19 April 1982, 782-A]

July to December

31 August 1982, 867-A [3.3] – KGB memorandum. An “ideologically anti-Soviet” samizdat manuscript by Academician DMITRY LIKHACHEV, Native Land (2 pp). [R 31 August 1982, 867-A]

31 August 1982, 1789-F [3.4] – KGB memorandum (Fedorchuk). SAKHAROV’s new anti-Soviet declaration to the West, and KGB measures that have put a stop to it. [R 31 aug 82, 1789-F]

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]

2 November 1982, St-83/5 [1.2] – Secretariat. Additions to the current legal procedure for publication of official documents in central Soviet press (4 pp). [R 2 November 1982, St 83-5]

31 December 1982, 51-Ch [3.3] – KGB memorandum (Chebrikov). Permission for ANDREI TARKOVSKY’s family to join him at his death-bed in Italy (2 pp). [R 31 December 1982, 51-Ch]

 1983

January to June

18 January 1983*, Pb 94/52 [5] – Politburo. Meet request of Italian Communist Party for transfer of money from sale of oil; $4 million for 600,000 tons to be transferred in 3-4 months. [R 18 January 1983, Pb 94-52]

10 March 1983* (Pb) [9.2] – Politburo meeting. ANDROPOV chairs discussion about the situation in Afghanistan and a possible Soviet withdrawal. (4 pp). [R 10 April 1983, Politburo, para 1]

14 March 1983, 535-Ch [3.3] – KGB report (Chebrikov) to USSR Ministry for Foreign Affairs.  Vatican decision to make Soviet citizen, the Latvian priest JULIJANS VAYVODS, a Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church (5 pp). [R 14 March 1983, 535-Ch]

29 April 1983, No. 797 [5] – Council of Ministers. Provide linotype matrices and equipment for Communist Party of India. [R 29 April 1983, No 797]

21 June 1983**, Pb 113/110 [7.2] – Politburo decision. Delivery to Palestine Liberation Organisation of “special property” from Syrian Arab Republic to Tunisia, two West German-made speedboats (6 pp). [R 21 June 1983, Pb 113-110]

July to December

1 July 1983, 1166-Ch [2.2] – KGB memo to Central Committee. Proposal to update KGB procedures for working with its agents and confidential contacts within the USSR (2 pp). [R 1 July 1983, 1166-Ch]

14 July 1983** (no number) [3.3; 9.1] – Letter from US congressmen (376 signatures) concerning emigration of 2,000 Soviet Jews and response outlined by International Department (20 pp). [R 14 July 1983]

4 August 1983*, 110-A [3.3; 6] – KGB report. Response to letter from Austrian President BRUNO KREISKY (includes original in German.) concerning release of YURY ORLOV. Decision: no answer required (5 pp). [R 4 August 1983, 110-A] tbt

11 November 1983, St 131/68 [7.2] – Secretariat. Request from Lebanese Communist Party leadership for “special” training (3 pp). [R 11 November 1983, St 131-68]

21. January 1984 to December 1986 …

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