15. January to March 1980

1980

January

2 January 1980, Pb 177/239 [9.2] – Politburo decision. Increase size of Soviet Army so as to send more troops to Afghanistan (2 pp). [R 2 January 1980, Pb 177/239]

4 January 1980, St 191/12 [1.3] – Ministry of Internal Affairs report. About theft of wool during manufacturing and retail distribution (13 pp). [R 4 January 1980, St 191/12]

4 January 1980*, Pb 27 [9.2] – Politburo. Transcript of discussion between GROMYKO and the Afghanistan Minister of Foreign Affairs (13 pp). [R 4 January 1980, Pb 27]

8 January 1980*, Pb 177/X [3.4] – Politburo decision. Internal exile for SAKHAROV and deprive him of all State awards (3 pp). [R 8 January 1980, Pb 177/X] TBT

15 January 1980, St 246/22 [8] – Secretariat. Soviet Committee of Solidarity with Asia and Africa – transportation for 500 foreign delegates (7 pp). [R 15 January 1980, St 246/22]

22 January 1980, St 194/5 [8] – Secretariat. 1980-81 plan for cooperation of Soviet organizations with capitalist and Third World countries (3 pp). [R 22 January 1980, St 194/5]

22 January 1980, St 194/6 [8] – Secretariat. About 1980-81 plan for cultural cooperation of Soviet organizations with capitalist and Third World countries. [R 22 January 1980, St 194-6)

22 January 1980, St 194/9 [1.2; 9.1] – Secretariat. Action plan with regard to foreign correspondents in Moscow (5 pp). [R 22 January 1980, St 194/9]

23 January 1980, Pb 180/64 [9.2] – Politburo decision. Logistics for additional drafts of Soviet troops for Afghanistan. [R 23 January 1980, Pb 180/64]

25 January 1980, St 195/20 [7.4] – Secretariat. A request from leadership of the Chilean Communist Party for “special training” of 20 members and 8 leaders of the Party (5 pp). [R 25 January 1980, St 195-20]

25 January 1980*, Pb 181/2 [9.2] – Politburo decision. About a summit meeting between Afghanistan and Soviet governments (17 pp). [R 25 January 1980, Pb 181/2]

28 January 1980*, Pb 181/34 [9.2] – Politburo decision. Recommendations for protecting Soviet interests worldwide following the invasion of Afghanistan (9 pp). [R 28 January 1980, Pb 181/34]

29 January 1980, St 195/59 [1.2; 9.2] – Secretariat. Technical assistance to Afghanistan in construction of a medium wave radio-station (15 pp). [R 29 January 1980, St 195/59]

29 January 1980*, St 195/3 [9.4] – Secretariat. Planning response to “hostile” campaign against participation in the Summer 1980 Olympic Games in Moscow (3 pp). [R 29 January 1980, St 195/3]

February

1 February 1980*, Pb 182/2 [6; 9.2] – Politburo decision. Informing WILLY BRANDT (FRG) and KALEVI SORSA (Finland) about Soviet views on disarmament and Afghanistan (20 pp). [R 1 February 1980, Pb 182/2]

5 February 1980, St 196/6 [9.4] – Secretariat. Measures in support of 1980 Olympic Games (5 pp). [R 5 February 1980, St 196/6]

5 February 1980, St 196/10 [1.3; 9.1] – Secretariat. The decrease in cultural exchanges with the USA (10 pp). [R 5 February 1980, St 196/10]

7 February 1980, St 197/15 [1.2; 9.1] – Secretariat. On changes in Soviet radio broadcasts to the USA from Cuba (5 pp). [R 7 February 1980, St 197/15]

19 February 1980, St 198/60 [7.2] – Secretariat. Establishing links with the Pakistan Communist Party; providing “special training” for E. A. NAZISH, the Party’s General Secretary, for 2 months (3 pp). [R 19 February 1980, St 198-60]

19 February 1980, St 198/9 [1.2; 9.2] – Secretariat. Assistance to Democratic Republic of Afghanistan to improve mass media (5 pp). [R 19 February 1980, St 198/9]

27 February 1980, St 199/3 [9.4] – Secretariat. Measures in support of the 1980 Olympic Games (18 pp). [R 26 February 1980, St 199/3]

29 February 1980, Pb 186/2 [9.4] – Politburo. Actions in support of 1980 Olympic Games (13 pp); see also 27 February 1980. [R 29 February 1980, Pb 186/2]

March

10 March 1980*, Pb 187/33 [9.2] – Politburo decision. Soviet foreign policy in relation to Afghanistan; a response to FIDEL CASTRO (15 pp).  [R 10 March 1980, Pb 187/33]

12 March 1980, St 201/10 [1.4] – Secretariat. The procedure for publishing the restricted-circulation Information Bulletin of the Central Committee on international affairs (6 pp). [R 12 March 1980, St 201-10]

13 March 1980, St 202/15 [1.2] – Secretariat. Meet a request from the Sandinista National Liberation Front (Nicaragua) for 600 tons of paper and photo supplies (3 pp). [R 13 March 1980, St 202-15]

13 March 1980, Pb 187/55 [1.1; 9.1] – Politburo decision. Activities to organize international opposition to US policies in the Persian Gulf (6 pp). [R 13 March 1980, Pb 187/55]

17 March 1980, St 202/53 [5] – Secretariat. Plan for contacts between Sandinista National Liberation Front (Nicaragua) and the CPSU (4 pp). [R to be added]

18 March 1980, St 202/12 [9.1] – Secretariat. Response to US Congresswoman PATRICIA SCHROEDER (Colorado), Democrat (4 pp). [R 18 March 1980, St 202/12]

25 March 1980, St 203/75 [9.4] – Secretariat. Permission for press-conference about 1980 Olympic Games (3 pp). [R 25 March 1980, St 203/75]

16. April to June 1980 …