Category Archives: 9. Soviet foreign policy

10 March 1983* (Pb §6)

Politburo meeting. Andropov chairs discussion about the situation in Afghanistan and a possible Soviet withdrawal. [R 10 April 1983, Politburo, para 1] ======================================================= [page one of four] Top Secret Single Copy (Draft Minutes) MEETING OF CPSU POLITBURO 18 January 1983 … Continue reading

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22 October 1986 * (Pb §1)

Politburo meeting. Expulsion of Soviet diplomats from the USA and planned Soviet retaliation. [R 22 oct 86, Pb] Excerpt. ============================================================= [page one of five] Top Secret Single Copy (Draft Minutes) MEETING OF CPSU POLITBURO 22 October 1986 In the chair … Continue reading

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26 March 1981* (Pb §5)

Politburo meeting. Arkhipov reports on the cost of supplying Poland with oil, gas, iron ore and the problems of the Polish economy. [R 26 March 1981, Politburo, para 5] ========================================================= [page one of two] Top Secret Single Copy (Draft Minutes) … Continue reading

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14 January 1982 (Pb §2-3)

Politburo meeting. Poland’s continuing problems; requests for economic assistance. [R 14 January 1982, Politburo, para 2] =========================================================== [page one of five] Top Secret Single Copy (Draft Minutes) MEETING OF CPSU POLITBURO 14 January 1982 chaired by Comrade L.I. BREZHNEV Comrades … Continue reading

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