Tag Archives: Gorbachev

23 January 1991*, Pb 223

Moscow Party Committee to CPSU Central Committee. Report on a vast anti-Gorbachev demonstration in the centre of the Soviet capital following the January events in Lithuania. [R 20 January 1991, Pb 223] =========================================================== ============================================================ [page one of two] Return to … 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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29 October 1981* (Pb §2)

Politburo meeting. Rusakov’s report on his visit to the GDR, Czechoslovakia, Bulgaria and Hungary to discuss the situation in Poland. Politburo concern over Jaruzelski‘s failure to act. [R 29 October 1981, Politburo, para 2]. =========================================================== [page one of six] Top … Continue reading

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14 November 1989*, 2292-K/ov

KGB memo (Kryuchkov) to Central Committee (Gorbachev). Sakharov’s influence on the striking miners in Vorkuta. [R 14 Nov 89, 2292-K-OV] =========================================================== [page one of two] Special Importance Copy No 2 14 November 1989, No 2292-K/ov To the CPSU Central Committee … Continue reading

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