19. Jan to December 1981

1981

January to March

5 January 1981, St 244/54 [1.2] – Secretariat. Permit for a British citizen to work at TASS (5 pp). [R 5 January 1981, St 244-54]

6 January 1981*, St 244/11 [8] – Secretariat. About participation of Soviet delegation in the International Youth Peace Forum in Helsinki; file includes 2 February report  on the results (18 pp). [R 6 January 1981, St 244-11]

6 January 1981, St 244/79 [1.2] – Secretariat. Opening of a new bureau for the New Times magazine in Central America and closing that in Peru (6 pp). [R 6 January 1981, St 244-79]

13 January 1981, St 245/13 [5] – Secretariat. Instructions to the Soviet ambassador in Nicaragua (4 pp). [R 13 January 1981, St 245-13]

13 January 1981, St 245/7 [8] – Secretariat. A plan for cultural exchanges with capitalist and Third World countries (14 pp). [R 13 January 1981, St 245-7]

13 January 1981*, St 245/14 [8] – Secretariat. Agreement of the Central Committee to preparations to take part in the Soviet-American conference “Medics against Nuclear War” in Washington D.C. (9 pp). [R 13 January 1981, St 245-14]

13 January 1981*, St 245/75 [7.4] – Secretariat: A request from the Chilean Communist Party leadership for “special training” for 20 people (14 pp). [R 13 January 1981, St 245-7]

14 January 1981*, St 246/1 [9.4] –Secretariat of the Central Committee. Directions to the Soviet ambassador in Italy regarding LECH WALESA’s visit to the country (12 pp). [R 14 January 1981, St 246-1]

15 January 1981, St 246/17 [1.2; 9.4] – Secretariat. Setting up a Novosti bureau in Gdansk and appoint KGB officer as deputy director (3 pp). [R //

15 January 1981, St 246/22 [8] – Secretariat. Soviet Committee of Solidarity with Asia and Africa requests support in transportation of foreign guests (7 pp). [R 15 January 1981, St 246-22]

16 January 1981, St 246/49 [1.1; 5] – Secretariat. Request by leadership of the French Communist Party for letter of support from the Soviet intelligentsia (4 pp).  [R 16 January 1981, St 246-49]

19 January 1981, St 246/81 [8] – Secretariat. About Soviet participation in the forthcoming session of the World Peace Council in Madagascar (13 pp). [R 19 January 1981, St 246-81]

19 January 1981, St 246/79 [9.4] – Secretariat. About economic reform in Poland (3 pp). [R 19 January 1981, St 246-79]

22 January 1981* (Pb §8) [9.4] – Politburo meeting. Visit of Soviet Party leaders to Poland (5 pp). [R 22 January 1981, Politburo, para 8]

24 January 1981**, St 247/26 [7.4] – Secretariat. On the post of 1st Secretary for administrative and legal affairs at the USSR Embassy in Nicaragua. Post to be taken by a KGB officer (7 pp). [R 24 January 1981, St 247-26]

27 January 1981, St 247/13 [6] – Secretariat. Contacts between the Kommunist periodical and the theoretical journal of the West German Social Democratic Party (5 pp). [R 27 January 1981, St 247-13]

27 January 1981, St 247/15, [8] – Secretariat. Soviet Committee for Solidarity with Asia and Africa requests help in transport for its foreign guests (11 pp). [R 27 January 1981, St 247-15]

3 February 1981, St 248/62 [8] – Secretariat. Approval of GEORGY ARBATOV’s participation in the Palme Commission for peace and disarmament (4 pp). [R 3 February 1981, St 248-62]

3 February 1981, St 248/14 [1.2] – Secretariat. Cooperation with and assistance to French film studio (5 pp). [R 3 February 1981, St 248-14]

4 February 1981**, St 249/12 [5; 7.4] – Secretariat. About a visit to Cuba by specialists from the USSR Ministry of Defence. The group is to be led by N. V. OGARKOV, Chief of the General Staff (21 pp).  [R 4 February 1981, St 249-12]

6 February 1981, St 249/50 [9.2] – Secretariat. Requests from the National Democratic Party of Afghanistan and the Social Party of Yemen for assistance in travelling to the 26th Plenum of the Soviet CP (4 pp). [R 6 February 1981, St 249-50]

10 February 1981 (no number) [1.4] – Request from ANATOLY DOBRYNIN, Soviet ambassador to the USA. ARMAND HAMMER has offered to buy Lenin’s “One step forward, Two steps back” and present it as a gift to BREZHNEV. Decision to refuse this gift (3 pp). [R 10 February 1981]

10 February 1981, St 249/69 [2.2] – Secretariat. State awards for the employees of the KGB Central Research Institute for Special Technologies (3 pp). [R 10 February 1981, St 249-69]

17 February 1981, St 250/71, [8] – Secretariat. Soviet participation in the session of the Organization for Solidarity with Asia and Africa (8 pp). [R 17 February 1981, St 250-71]

17 February 1981, St 250/69 [8] – Secretariat. Use of Aeroflot to transport foreign representatives to events held by the International Democratic Federation of Women, as requested by the Soviet Women’s Committee (7 pp). [R 17 February 1981, St 250-69]

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]

19 February 1981, St 251/42 [2.2] – Secretariat. About pensions for the widows and children of KGB secret agents killed abroad (10 pp). [R 19 February 1981, St 251-42]

24 February 1981, St 251/100, [8] – Secretariat. Paying for the travel expenses for the foreign quests invited to the USSR by various Soviet cultural organizations (7 pp). [R 24 February 1981, St 251-100]

2 March 1981, St 251/189 [2.2] – Secretariat. Special military emergency training for trade-union and Komsomol members as a preparation in case of war (22 p). [R 2 March 1981, St 251-182]

12 March 1981* (Pb) [9.4] – Politburo meeting. Results of discussions between BREZHNEV and CASTRO, and BREZHNEV and HONECKER (3 pp). [R 12 March 1981, Politburo]

26 March 1981* (Pb §5) [9.4] –Politburo meeting. Arkhipov reports on the cost of supplying Poland with oil, gas, iron ore and the problems of the Polish economy (2 pp). [R 26 March 1981, Politburo, para 5]

April to June

2 April 1981* (Pb) [9.4] – Politburo meeting. The situation in Poland; future meeting between ANDROPOV, KANIA and JARUZELSKI; economic reforms and martial law (7 pp). [R 2 April 1981, Politburo ]

9 April 1981* (Pb §3) [9.4] – Politburo meeting. Report on results of a meeting between ANDROPOV and USTINOV with representatives (KANIA and JARUZELSKI) of the Polish government and Party(8 pp). [R 9 April 1981, Politburo, para 3]

16 April 1981* (Pb §2) [9.4] – Politburo meeting. Telephone conversation between BREZHNEV and KANIA (2 pp). [R 16 April 1981, Politburo, para 2]

21 April 1981, Pb 7/47 [9.2] – Politburo decision. A shipment of special equipment to Afghanistan (5 pp). [R 21 April 1981, Pb 7-47]

23 April 1981*, Pb 7/VII [9.4] – The situation in Poland as analysed by the Politburo commission and certain Soviet measures in response; Action plan to aid Polish United Workers’ Party (11 pp). [R 23 April 1981, Pb 7-VII]

30 April 1981* (Pb §2) [9.4] – Politburo meeting. Results of a meeting between Soviet and Polish delegations (3 pp). [R 30 April 1981, Politburo, para 2]

20 May 1981, St 184/68 [8] – Secretariat. About approval to send abroad the tourists’ groups consisting of members of several Soviet organizations dedicated to “Friendship and Cultural Exchange with Foreign Counties”. (… “this type of tourism is the most effective as a form of propaganda…”) [R not available online]

1 June 1981, St 244/7 [8] – Secretariat. 1981-1982 plan for cultural exchanges with different foreign countries. [R not available online]

18 June 1981 (Pb) [9.4] –Politburo meeting. Presentation to BREZHNEV on preparation for the meeting with the leadership of the Polish United Workers’ Party. [R not available online]

July to September

10 September 1981* (Pb §3) [9.4] – Politburo meeting. Response to Congress of Solidarity in Poland (3 pp). [R 10 September 1981, Politburo, para 3]

17 September 1981* (Pb §§1 & 8) [9.4] –Politburo meeting. Telegram from Soviet Ambassador in Berlin about HONECKER’s reaction to the outcome of discussions with KANIA (2 pp). [R 17 September 1981, Politburo, paras 1 & 8]

October to December

19 October 1981*, Pb 1942 [9.4] –Central Committee. BREZHNEV’s telephone conversation with the new Polish party leader JARUZELSKI (5 pp). [R 19 October 1981, Pb 1942]

29 October 1981* (Pb §2) [9.4] –Politburo meeting. RUSAKOV’s report on his visit to the GDR, Czechoslovakia, Bulgaria and Hungary to discuss the situation in Poland; Politburo concern at JARUZELSKI’s inactivity (6 pp). [R 29 October 1981, Politburo, para 2]

21 November 1981, P37/21 [9.4] –Politburo decision. Visit by Polish government delegation to USSR and a verbal message from BREZHNEV to JARUZELSKI (6 pp). [R 21 November 1981, Pb 37-21]

9 December 1981, 2892-A [3.4] – KGB report. Additional measures relating to ANDREI SAKHAROV; recommendation to the USSR Academy of Sciences to keep better control over him (3 pp). [R 9 December 1981, 2892-A]

10 December 1981* (Pb §1) [9.4] –Politburo meeting, three days before introduction of martial law in Poland (11 pp). [R 10 December 1981, Politburo, para 1]

13 December 1981*, Pb 40/26 [5; 9.4] – Politburo decision. Information about Poland after introduction of martial law to be sent to the leaders of Socialist countries (3 pp). [R 13 dec 81, pb 40-26]

28 December 1981, 2965-A [3.4] – KGB report. Sakharov’s daughter-in-law is leaving the USSR to join her husband. SAKHAROV is in hospital following a hunger strike in protest against KGB actions to keep his daughter-in-law from emigration.. Decision reached to keep SAKHAROV in hospital longer to prevent his participation in the Pugwash Conference. [R 28 December 1981, 2965-A]

31 December 1981 (no number) [3.3] – Decisions of the Central Committee (1960-1980) to deprive individuals of citizenship for their anti-Soviet activities: a total of 15 people from VALERY TARSIS to YURY ORLOV. [R 31 December 1981]

20. January 1982 to December 1983 …

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