Category Archives: 3.4 Andrei Sakharov

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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9 December 1986*, 2407-Ch

Secretariat. Measures relating to Andrei Sakharov; annulment of decree for Sakharov’s exile and pardon for his wife Elena Bonner (8 pp).  [R 9 Dec 86, 2407-Ch] ============================================================== [pages one to four] Secret 9 December 1986 To the CPSU Central Committee … Continue reading

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8 January 1980*, Pb 177/X

Politburo decision. Internal exile for Andrei Sakharov and deprive him of all State awards (3 pp). [R 8 January 1980, Pb 177/X] Excerpt. =========================================================== [pages one and two are, respectively, an announcement by TASS and the draft Decree about depriving … Continue reading

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18 December 1989**, 2551-K

KGB to Secretariat. Arrangements and KGB actions related to ANDREI SAKHAROV’s death and funeral (2 pp). [R 18 Dec 89, 2551-K] ——————————————————————————————————— English Translation by Marta Olynyk, July 2010 [Translator’s notes are bracketed 176 [Stamp in upper right-hand comer: indecipherable … Continue reading

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