Category Archives: 1.3 Culture, science and the economy

11 June 1979 *, St 162/67

Secretariat. Warning to First Secretaries of Party in Republics and Regions about price rises (from 18% to 95%) for cars, furs, gold, carpets, etc as of 1 July 1979 (8 pp). [R 11 June 1979, St 162-67] Excerpt. ======================================================== [page … Continue reading

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16 December 1980*, St 241/9

Secretariat. Negotiations between Soviet and US Academies of Science to resume contacts  broken off in early 1980 (8 pp). [R 16 December 1980, St 241-9] Excerpt. ======================================================== [page one of eight] Workers of all Lands, Unite! [Vertical text along left-hand … Continue reading

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13 February 1982*, 317-A

KGB to Central Committee. Items of art confiscated by KGB transferred to the Kremlin museums. [R 13 February 1982, 317-A] ============================================================ [one page] Secret Committee of State Security [KGB] 13 February 1982, No 317-A Moscow To the CPSU Central Committee … Continue reading

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26 June 1986* (Pb)

Politburo meeting. Alexander Yakovlev reports on the Congress of the Writers’ Union. Discussion of ways to manage changes in the union’s bureaucracy. [R 26 Jun 86, Pb] =========================================================== [page one of five] Top Secret Single Copy (Draft Minutes) MEETING OF … Continue reading

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