16. April to June 1980

1980

April

1 April 1980, St 204/13 [8] – Secretariat. Soviet Pugwash Committee seeks permission for the payment of dues. [R 1 April 1980, St 204/13]

1 April 1980, St 204/14 [9.3] – Central Committee. Organizational and propaganda issues relating to preparations for the 1980 Olympic Games (7 pp). [R 1 April 1980, St 204/14]

3 April 1980, St 205/31 [1.2; 9.1; 9.3] – Secretariat. Assistance to an American film studio to make a documentary series about Soviet culture in relation to Olympic Games. [R 3 April 1980, St 205/31]

4 April 1980**, St 205/55 [7.4] – Secretariat. International Department requests “special training” for Columbia, 6 people; Paraguay, two people; and Peru, one person. [R 4 April 1980, St 205/55]

5 April 1980, Pb 191/8 [9.1] – Politburo decision. Action against the increased US military presence in Middle East (14 pp). [R 5 April 1980, Pb 191/8]

8 April 1980, St 205/10 [8] – Secretariat. The reception in the USSR of delegates from the French “Youth for Peace” committee (6 pp). [R 8 April 1980, St 205/10]

8 April 1980, St 205/13 [8] – Secretariat. Soviet Peace Committee requests  permission to renovate its building, at a cost of 700,000 roubles. [R 8 April 1980, St 205-13]

10 April 1980, St 206/32 [8] – Secretariat. Invitation to leaders of progressive expatriate organizations to take vacations and enjoy medical treatment in the USSR (2 pp). [R 10 April 1980, St 206/32]

11 April 1980, St 206/58 [1.2] – Secretariat. Assistance to the Greek publisher, GEORGE BOBOLAS (7 pp). [R 11 April 1980, St 206/58]

14 April 1980**, St 206/67 [7.1] – Secretariat. A request from EZEKIAS PAPAIOANNOU, General Secretary of the Cyprus Progressive Party of Working People [AKEL]. Decision – receive two representatives of the party, LUCAS ANDREAS and TIMOPHEOS KYRIACOS, for a one-month course of “special training” in radio-operating techniques and detection of eavesdropping devices (6 pp).  [R 14 April 1980, St 206/67]

15 April 1980, St 206/15 [8] – Secretariat. Further anti-NATO activities, opposing the  deployment and installation of new American missiles in Western Europe (4 pp). [R 15 April 1980, St 206-15]

15 April 1980, St 206/19 [8] – Secretariat. Response of Soviet medical professionals to the letter from American scientists and the authors of the “Danger – Nuclear War!” memorandum (18 pp). [R 15 April 1980, St 206-19]

15 April 1980, St 206/16 [9.3] – Secretariat. Participation of the Soviet delegation in the International Olympic Committee meeting (5 pp). [R 15 April 1980 , St 206-16]

15 April 1980, St 206/14 [1.4; 9.3] – Central Committee (based on KGB report). New positions in the USSR sport committees (2 pp). [R 15 April 1980, St 206-14]

22 April 1980, St 207/71 [1.2] – Secretariat. An invitation to the general manager of the Moroccan information agency. [R 22 April 1980]

May

8 May 1980, Pb 195/56 [5] – Secretariat. Instructions to all Soviet ambassadors on how to discredit the pro-imperialist policies of China (8 pp). [R 8 May 1980, Pb 195-56]

8 May 1980, St 210/37 [7.2] – Secretariat. A request from Lebanese Communist Party leadership for “special training” for 5 people (2 pp). [R  8 May 1980, St 210-37]

8 May 1980*, Pb 195/XVIII [9.2] – Politburo instructions. On the political situation in Afghanistan; directives to Soviet ambassadors in Kabul and Havana (16 pp). [R 8 May 1980, Pb 195-XVIII]

12 May 1980, 902-A [2.2; 9.3] – KGB to Central Committee. Boosting security during the 1980 Olympic Games by clearing Moscow of disaffected individuals (6 pp + 21 pp). [R 12 May 1980,  902-A) and [R 12 May 1980, 902-A plus]

13 May 1980, St 210/57 [1.2] – Secretariat. Opening of a new TASS agency in Zimbabwe, replacing the correspondent with a KGB agent (7 pp). [R 13 May 1980, St 210-57]

13 May 1980**, St 210/62 [7.1] – Secretariat. Request from the Portuguese Communist Party leadership for purchase of foreign-made “special” equipment (3 pp). [R 13 May 1980, St 210-62]

17 May 1980, St 215/83 [2.2] – Secretariat. Permission for negotiations to organize (update) “special” telephone-radio, post-mail communications with Rumania during periods of mobilisation by Warsaw Pact forces (10 pp). [R 17 May 1980, St 215/83]

20 May 1980, St 211/11 [5] – Secretariat. The need to assist Nicaragua in eliminating illiteracy (3 pp). [R 20 May 1980, St 211-11]

20 May 1980 (No 1/3110) [2.2; 9.3] – KGB report. Safety measures during 1980 Olympic Games and mobilization of regional KGB agents and troops of Ministry of Internal Affairs (7 pp). [R 20 May 1980, No 1-3110]

23 May 1980, St 212/57 [8] – Secretariat. Soviet participation in the international conference for Peace and Disarmament in Finland. [R 23 May 1980, St 212/57]

26 May 1980, St 212/68 [8] – Secretariat. Assistance to All-Indian Peace organization (5 pp). [R 26 May 1980, St 212/68]

27 May 1980, St 212/83 [9.3] – Secretariat. Instructions to Soviet ambassadors in relation to forthcoming 1980 Olympic Games (8 pp). [R 27 May 1980, St 212/83]

29 May 1980, St 213/39 [1.1] – Secretariat. Plans for information and propaganda in  Nicaragua (2 pp). [R 29 May 1980, St 213/39]

June

3 June 1980, St 213/6 [9.3] – Secretariat. Assistance to foreign participants during 1980 Olympic Games. [R not available online ]

3 June 1980, St 213/7 [9.3] – Secretariat. Soviet participation in 1980 Olympic Games (2 pp). [R 3 June 1980, St 213-7]

4 June 1980, St 214/1 [9.3] – Secretariat. The participation of the Soviet delegation in International Olympic Committee meeting. Provide allowance of 550 roubles for souvenirs, 350 roubles for dinners, etc (5 pp). [R 4 June 1980, St 214-1]

4 June 1980, No 25-S-999 [5] – On holding a meeting about international issues for secretaries of fraternal parties from the socialist countries (10 pp). [R 4 June 1980, No 25-S-999]

9 June 1980, St 214/73 [5] – Secretariat. Satisfy the request of Iranian Communist Party for payment of expenses related to travel to USSR (4 pp). [R 9 June 1980, St 214-73]

9 June 1980*, St 214/74 [1.1; 8] – Secretariat. Preparations for a meeting of central committee secretaries with responsibility for international affairs in the fraternal parties of socialist countries. Discussion of international peace movement (12 pp). [R 9 June 1980, St 214-74]

10 June 1980, St 214/9 [2.2] – Secretariat. Measures to protect Soviet agencies and citizens abroad (3 pp). [R 10 June 1980, St 214/9]

12 June 1980, St 215/36 [5] – Secretariat. About 19th conference of National Committees of socialist countries to be held in Moscow concerning UNESCO activities (10 pp). [R 12 June 1980, St 215/36]

13 June 1980, St 215/50 [1.2] – Secretariat. Publishing in Kampuchea; replace correspondent with KGB agent (14 pp). [R 13 June 1980, St 215/50]

23 June 1980 (no number) [9.2] – Stenographic minutes of Central Committee Plenum (28 pp).  [R 23 June 1980, Central Committee]

26 June 1980, Pb 201/62 [2.2 ; 9.3] – Politburo decision. Provide a response to MR. BLACKER, British ambassador in Moscow, about his complaints of a Soviet campaign to scare and terrorize British tourists in the USSR during the 1980 Olympic Games (4 pp). [R 26 June 1980, Pb 201-62]

17. July to September 1980 …