Category Archives: 9.2 Afghanistan

21 March 1990**, No 318/2/0354

Report to Central Committee from Ministry of Defence for assistance to restore aviation and communication in Afghanistan (2 pp). [R 221 Mar 90, No 318-2-0354] ========================================================== Translated by George Sklyar [Logo in the left margin: Soviet national emblem with this … Continue reading

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31 December 1992** (no number)

Letter to Chairman of the RF Constitutional Court. Request for 27 Central Committee documents about Afghanistan, to be included in the case of the CPSU (5 pp). [R 31 Dec 92] ========================================================== [Translator’s note: questionable points are marked in red; … Continue reading

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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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28 January 1980*, Pb 181/34

Politburo. Recommendations of Afghanistan commission (Gromyko, Andropov, Ustinov, Ponomaryov) for protecting Soviet interests worldwide after the invasion of Afghanistan (9 pp). [R 28 January 1980, Pb 181/34] Excerpts. ======================================================== [page one of nine] Return within 3 days to CPSU Central Committee … Continue reading

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