Category Archives: 3.5 Alexander Solzhenitsyn

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 February 1974*, 388-A

KGB report. A repeat of Andropov’s suggestion to Brezhnev that Solzhenitsyn  could be expelled from USSR to FRG (3 pp). [Excerpt – No Russian text currently available] =========================================================== … On 8 February our representative met with Brandt’s trusted agent in … Continue reading

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7 February 1974* (no number)

Letter from Andropov to Brezhnev about Solzhenitsyn, suggesting he be deported from the USSR to West Germany (3 pp). [7 February 1974 (no number)] =========================================================== [page one of three] Letter from Yu. ANDROPOV to L. BREZHNEV 7 February 1974 Top … Continue reading

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7 January 1974* (Pb)

Politburo meeting. Discussion concerning what to do with Alexander Solzhenitsyn. Text published first in Russkaya mysl (Paris), 30 September & 10 October 1993. ========================================================== Top Secret Single Copy (Draft Minutes) MEETING OF CPSU POLITBURO 7 January 1974 chaired by Comrade … Continue reading

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