Category Archives: 3.2 the 1970s

Alternative sources (1968-1992)

The 63 published issues of the CHRONICLE OF CURRENT EVENTS (1968-1983) can all be accessed in English translation. The Russian original ХРОНИКА ТЕКУЩИХ СОБЫТИЙ is also available online; as is most of the Munich-based ВЕСТИ ИЗ СССР (1978-1992), which was … Continue reading

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15 March 1977*, Pb 49/XV

Politburo. Final version of the letter to leaders of the French Communist Party; for draft see above, 22 February, St 45/8 (23 pp). [R 15 March 1977, Pb 49-XV] Excerpts. =============================================================== [page two] Item 15, Minutes No 49 Top Secret To … Continue reading

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14 March 1978*, Pb 97/54

Politburo decision. Stripping Mstislav Rostropovich and his wife Galina Vishnevskaya of their Soviet citizenship (5 pp). [R 14 March 1978, Pb 97-54] Excerpts. =========================================================== [page one of five] To item 54 of Minutes No. 97 Secret To the CPSU Central … Continue reading

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15 December 1976*, Pb 38/46

Politburo. On exchange of CORVALAN for BUKOVSKY – conditions, arrangements, etc (6 pp). [R 15 December 1976, Pb 38-46] Excerpt. =========================================================== [page six] Top Secret To the CPSU Central Committee The Soviet ambassador in Washington reports that the Chilean authorities … Continue reading

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