Tag Archives: Politburo.

31 January 1938*, Pb 57/48

Dealing with “Anti-Soviet Elements”. Politburo accepts NKVD request to increase quotas for 1st category arrests (executions) and 2nd category arrests in 22 Republics and Regions across the USSR (2 pp). [R 31 January 1938, Pb 57-48] ========================================================= [page one of … Continue reading

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8 January 1980*, Pb 177/X

Politburo decision. Internal exile for Andrei Sakharov and deprive him of all State awards (3 pp). [R 8 January 1980, Pb 177/X] Excerpt. =========================================================== [pages one and two are, respectively, an announcement by TASS and the draft Decree about depriving … Continue reading

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14 March 1978*, Pb 97/54

Politburo decision. Stripping Mstislav Rostropovich and his wife Galina Vishnevskaya of their Soviet citizenship (5 pp). [R 14 March 1978, Pb 97-54] Excerpts. =========================================================== [page one of five] To item 54 of Minutes No. 97 Secret To the CPSU Central … Continue reading

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15 December 1976*, Pb 38/46

Politburo. On exchange of CORVALAN for BUKOVSKY – conditions, arrangements, etc (6 pp). [R 15 December 1976, Pb 38-46] Excerpt. =========================================================== [page six] Top Secret To the CPSU Central Committee The Soviet ambassador in Washington reports that the Chilean authorities … Continue reading

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