Category Archives: 2. CPSU, Terror & Repression

11 January 1991* (No 00766)

Central Committee. Report from Committee officials in Lithuania about the attempted takeover by the “Committee for National Salvation” (4 pp). [R 11 Jan 91] ========================================================== [page one of four] To the CPSU Central Committee About the events in Lithuania Senior … Continue reading

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30 December 1980*, St 243/8

Secretariat. Memo from Andropov about anti-Russian feeling and actions in Karachaevo-Cherkessk Autonomous Region, North Caucasus (7 pp).  [R 30 December 1980, St 243/8] Excerpt. ========================================================== [page one of seven] No St 243/8, 30 December 1980 Top Secret SPECIAL FILE RESOLUTION … Continue reading

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26 December 1986*, 2521‑Ch

KGB report (Chebrikov). Proposal to issue State pardons for special categories of criminals [dissidents] on condition that they cease their “anti-Soviet” activities (6 pp). [R 26 Dec 86, 2522-Ch] Excerpts. ======================================================== [page one of six] Top Secret 26 December 1986, No … Continue reading

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1 April 1978*, 785-A

KGB memorandum to Central Committee. Delay trials of “anti-Soviet elements” – dissidents Anatoly Shcharansky, Alexander Ginzburg, Yury Orlov and Zviad Gamsakhurdia (and”spies”Lubman, Filatov and Nilov) –  until a politically suitable time (4 pp). [R 1 April 1978, 785-A] Excerpts. ========================================================== … Continue reading

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