Category Archives: 2.1 pre-1975

31 October 1937* (no number)

Letter from A. Frenkel (Kuibyshev) to NKVD chief Yezhov: malfunctioning of special troika, unburied bodies of “Enemies of the People”, and poor safety measures during interrogation. [R 31 October 1937] =========================================================== [page one of two] Comrade Yezhov! I consider it my … Continue reading

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16 November 1972*, Pb 67/XVIII

Politburo decision. Responding to a request from the KGB and Procurator General the Party leaders approve a secret decree about special KGB “cautions” to those engaged in “politically harmful” behaviour. [R 16 November 1972, Pb 67-XVIII] ========================================================== [page one of … Continue reading

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27 April 1970*,1118-A

KGB about delinquent acts during the celebration of Lenin’s birth centenary. Excerpt (2 pp). =========================================================== [page one of two] SECRET USSR Committee for State Security [KGB] of the USSR Council of Ministers 27 April 1970, No. 1118-A Moscow To the … Continue reading

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19 March 1970, 699-A

KGB report to Central Committee about uncovering and neutralising a “Club for Democracy” organized by high school students in the Krasnodar Region (2 pp). [R 19 March 1970, 699-A] Excerpt. ============================================================= [page one of two] SECRET USSR Committee for State … Continue reading

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