Category Archives: 3.2 the 1970s

19 May 1971*, Pb 4/48

Politburo decision to pardon Andrei Sinyavsky. Note from KGB Chairman, Procurator General and Minister of Justice proposing this decision.  (4 pp).  [R 19 May 1971, Pb 4-48] ========================================================== [page one of four] Workers of all Lands, Unite! COMMUNIST PARTY OF … 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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29 March 1977*, 647-A

KGB memorandum to Central Committee. Reactions of US embassy and foreign press corps to measures taken against dissidents. [R 29 March 1977, 647-A] ======================================================= [page one of three] Top secret State Security Committee [KGB] at the USSR Soviet of Ministers … Continue reading

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17 March 1978*, 492-Ch

KGB and Ministry of Internal Affairs to Central Committee: Transfer of “especially dangerous” prisoners from Vladimir Prison to Chistopol Prison. Henceforward political prisoners would be held in Chistopol Prison. [R 17 March 1978, 492-Ch] ========================================================== [page one of two] Secret … Continue reading

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