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Reel 1.1007, File 83

Memorandum to M. Gorbachev, General Secretary of the TsK KPSS, and N. Ryzhkov, Chairman of the USSR Council of Ministers, from R. Aleksakhin, Acting Director of the All-Union Scientific-Research Institute of Agricultural Radiology (VNIISKhR), and B. Annenkov, Deputy Director of the VNIISKhR, re designing a state program for recovery from the Chernobyl nuclear accident to be carried out by the VNIISKhR 1987 July

Reel 1.1007, File 84

Memorandum to the TsK KPSS from L. Syroegina, Secretary of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of Belorussia, submitting the resolution of the Supreme Soviet of Belorussia On a State Program for Handling the Aftermath of the Chernobyl Nuclear Accident in Belorussia and requesting that item 5 of the resolution be considered by the TsK KPSS; the resolution; memorandum to the TsK KPSS from L. Voronin (Ministry of Atomic Power Engineering) re problems referred to in item 5 of the resolution 1989 July 1989 September 1989 November

Reel 1.1007, File 85

Telegram to M. Gorbachev, General Secretary of the TsK KPSS and Chairman of the USSR Supreme Soviet, from V. Budko, Secretary of the Narodich Bureau (raikom) of the Communist Party of the Ukraine, denouncing the publication in Pravda (Truth) newspaper of an article re a meeting of the governmental commission on handling the Chernobyl nuclear accident; memorandum to the TsK KPSS from V. Mariin, Deputy Chairman of the Governmental Commission for Handling the Aftermath of the Chernobyl Nuclear Accident (approved and signed by V. Mozhin, Deputy Chief of the Socio-Economic Department), re benefits to be provided to the population in the area affected by radioactive contamination and re the procedure for evacuating the population from the contaminated area and for reimbursing them for related expenses 1989 October

Reel 1.1007, File 86

Memorandum to the TsK KPSS from V. Babichev, Deputy Chief of the Department of Party Work and Cadres, and I. Zaramenskii, Deputy Chief of the Ideology Department, describing the unauthorized Chernobyl Way march and Chernobyl Tragedy and Election Law in Belorussia rally, names of those who were most active at the meeting, their speeches and goals, and counteractions taken by the authorities; brief instruction to TsK KPSS secretaries to familiarize themselves with the information 1989 October

Reel 1.1007, File 87

Memorandum to the TsK KPSS from I. Skiba, Chief of the Agricultural Department, re a radio broadcast about the use at the Yaroslavl meat-processing factory of meat contaminated with radioactive elements during the Chernobyl nuclear accident and about poultry meat that was delivered to Yaroslavl from Leningrad and rotted there; ten brief notes directing that TsK KPSS secretaries familiarize themselves with the material; brief handwritten note to V. Nikitin (USSR Council of Ministers) and I. Skiba from A. N. Yakovlev; excerpts from the radio broadcast; memorandum to the TsK KPSS from V. Nikitin 1989 October 1989 December

Reel 1.1007, File 88

Urgent message to the TsK KPSS from A. Makukhin, First Deputy Minister of Power Engineering and Electrification, about the explosion of the Fourth block of the Chernobyl nuclear plant, stating that there was no need for special help or for evacuation of the population 1986 April 26

 

Opisi 54

Reel 1.1007, File 1

Cover letter to the TsK KPSS from I. Shcherbakov, Soviet Ambassador to North Vietnam, submitting a message from Le Duan, First Secretary of the Vietnam Workers' Party, and Pham Van Dong, Prime Minister of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam, and stating that the same message was sent to other socialist countries; the message expressing gratitude to the KPSS, Soviet government, and Soviet people for their support in the struggle of Vietnam against the United States 1970 December - 1971 January

Reel 1.1007, File 2

Statement (translated into Russian) of the government of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam re the escalation of war and the expansion of US aggression in Laos 1971 February

Reel 1.1007, File 3

Memorandum of a conversation between I. Shcherbakov, Soviet Ambassador to the Democratic Republic of Vietnam (DRV), and Hoang Van Tien, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the DRV, re the current situation in Indochina 1971 February 2

Reel 1.1007, File 4

Memorandum of a conversation between V. Vdovin, Deputy Chief of the Department of South East Asia of the USSR Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and Vo Tuang, Counselor and Envoy of the DRV Embassy in the Soviet Union, re information on the current situation in Indochina 1971 February 24

Reel 1.1007, File 5

Memorandum of a conversation between V. Vdovin, Deputy Chief of the Department for South East Asia of the USSR Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and Vo Tuang, Counselor and Envoy of the DRV Embassy in the Soviet Union, re participation of the delegation from the Vietnam Workers' Party in the 14th Congress of the Communist Party of Czechoslovakia and visit of Le Thanh Nghi, Deputy Prime Minister of the DRV, to Moscow on his way from Prague to Vietnam and re his concerns that the problems of American pilots brought down in Vietnam might be discussed at the conference of experts in international law and at the International Conference of Red Cross Societies to be held in Geneva in May 1971 May

Reel 1.1007, File 6

Memorandum of a conversation between I. Shcherbakov, Soviet Ambassador to the Democratic Republic of Vietnam (DRV), and Nguyen Co Thach, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the DRV, re a private meeting between Vietnamese representatives Le Duc Tho and Huan Thuy with H. Kissinger, US Secretary of State, changes in their policy toward the United States and South Vietnam, and support offered to the DRV by the world community and the Soviet Union 1971 July

Reel 1.1007, File 7

Memorandum of a conversation between V. Zorin, Soviet Ambassador to France, and Xuang Thuy, leader of the Vietnamese delegation to the conference on Vietnam in Paris, re a secret meeting with Kissinger's representative (July 12, 1971), new DRV proposals on the settlement of the situation in Vietnam, secret meetings between H. Kissinger (US Secretary of State) and the DRV delegation, American policy toward Vietnam, and the position of the American delegation at the conference 1971 July

Reel 1.1007, File 8

Report (translated into Russian) of Hoang Anh, Secretary of the Central Committee of the Vietnam Workers' Party (CC VWP), presented at the Plenum of the CC VWP (end of December 1970 - beginning of January 1971) issued by the Main Intelligence Directorate of the General Staff of the Soviet Armed Forces 1971

Reel 1.1007, File 9

Memorandum of a conversation between I. Shcherbakov, Soviet Ambassador to the Democratic Republic of Vietnam, and Pham Van Dong, Prime Minister of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam, re building of a mausoleum for Ho Chi Minh [deceased Chairman of the Central Committee of the Vietnam Workers' Party], preservation of Ho Chi Minh's body, and economic issues 1971 February

Reel 1.1007, File 10

Political letter On the Policy of the Vietnam Workers' Party Toward the Settlement of Indochinese Problems and on the Goals Set by the Decisions of the Twenty-Fourth Congress of the KPSS sent to the leadership of the Vietnam Workers' Party by I. Shcherbakov, Soviet Ambassador to the DRV 1971 May

Reel 1.1007, File 11

Memorandum of an official meeting between V. Zorin, Soviet Ambassador to France, and Vo Van Chung, leader of the delegation of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam to France, re American-Vietnamese relations, possible progress in French-Vietnamese relations, a visit of the Chinese delegation headed by Chou En-lai to Hanoi, and appreciation by the Vietnam Workers' Party of KPSS efforts in support of the struggle of the Vietnamese people 1971 March

Reel 1.1007, File 12

Memorandum of a conversation between I. Shcherbakov, Soviet Ambassador to the Democratic Republic of Vietnam, and Nguyen Co Thach, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, re security measures to be taken by Vietnam and the Soviet Union to guarantee the safe visit of Pham Van Dong, Prime Minister of the DRV, to Cambodia, re appreciation of the support provided by the Soviet Union for Vietnam's position concerning American prisoners of war, and re the Vietnamese response to the proposal of the American businessman R. Perot to rebuild hospitals, temples, and schools destroyed as a result of bombing by American air forces in exchange for the return of American prisoners of war 1970 January

Reel 1.1007, File 13

Memorandum of a conversation between I. Merkulov, Counselor at the Soviet Embassy in the Democratic Republic of Vietnam (DRV), and Ta Huy Chanh, Deputy Chief of the Department for the USSR and East European Countries of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the DRV, re permission given to families of American prisoners of war to send Christmas parcels (via the Moscow Main Post Office) and postcards (by mail or via the Committee for Connections with American Prisoners of War in North Vietnam located in New York), and re issues to be dealt with by the Society of Vietnamese-Soviet Friendship 1970 November

Reel 1.1007, File 14

Report on a business trip taken by a delegation from the International Committee of Inquiry (G. Frank, Sweden, and Professor A. Poltorak, Soviet Union) to North Vietnam, July 16 - August 1, 1970, to investigate criminal actions of the United States in Indochina, with the following headings: (1) cooperation of Vietnamese organizations (from North and South Vietnam) with the ICI, (2) collection by the said delegation of evidence of the crimes committed by the United States in Vietnam, (3) consultations held by Professor A. Poltorak with Vietnamese investigative agencies, (4) members of the ICI, (5) procedure for the first ICI session, (6) joint memorandum of the lawyers from socialist countries, and (7) summary and proposals 1970 August 1

Reel 1.1007, File 15

Record of a conversation between M. Isaev, Second Secretary of the Department for South East Asia of the USSR Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and Nguyen Van Quang, First Secretary of the Embassy of the DRV in the Soviet Union, re decisions adopted by the DRV government re American pilots taken prisoner in North Vietnam 1970 November

Reel 1.1007, File 16

Memorandum to the TsK KPSS from P. Ivashutin re a report presented by General Chang Van Quang, Deputy Chief of the General Staff of the Vietnam People's Army, at a meeting of the Politburo of the Central Committee of the Vietnam Workers' Party, re possible cooperation with patriots from the Saigon authorities and army 1972 November

Reel 1.1007, File 17

Statement on the International Commission for Observation and Control in Laos; statement on the situation in the regions of Laos under control of the Neo Lao Hak Xat (Laotian Patriotic Front) (both statements issued by the Department for South East Asia of the USSR Ministry of Foreign Affairs) 1969 September

Reel 1.1007, File 18

Brief review of the international situation as of 9 a.m. September 1, 1969 (China, NATO, Federal Republic of Germany, and Italy, Northern Ireland, Middle East, Israel and Lebanon, Yemen, India and Nepal, Nigeria, Vietnam, and foreign intelligence satellites), sent to K. Rusakov (TsK KPSS) by P. Ivashutin (Main Intelligence Directorate of the General Staff) 1969 September

Reel 1.1007, File 19

Brief review of the international situation as of 9 a.m. August 15, 1969 (China, Czechoslovakia, Norway, Sweden, Greece, Pakistan, the Democratic Republic of Vietnam (DRV) and Thailand, China and the DRV, and Kenya), dispatched to K. Rusakov by P. Ivashutin (Main Intelligence Directorate of the General Staff) 1969 August

Reel 1.1007, File 20

Brief review of the international situation as of 9 a.m. July 19, 1969 (China, Czechoslovakia, Federal Republic of Germany, NATO, Israel and Ethiopia, People's Democratic Republic of Yemen, Pakistan and China, Vietnam, China and Japan, the United States, and flight of Apollo-11), sent to K. Rusakov by P. Ivashutin (Main Intelligence Directorate of the General Staff) 1969 July

Reel 1.1007, File 21

Memorandum of a conversation between S. Divilkovskii, Counselor at the Soviet Embassy in the Democratic Republic of Vietnam (DRV), and Nguyen Phu Xoay(?), Acting Head of the Permanent Representatives of the National Front of Liberation (NFL) of South Vietnam in the DRV, re New Year's greetings from L. Brezhnev to Nguyen Huu Tho, Chairman of the NLFSV, re a student demonstration in Saigon demanding a cease-fire and negotiations with NLFSV, re the importance of the NLFSV being recognized by the United States, and re military actions taken by Saigon-American troops 1968 December 1969 January

Reel 1.1007, File 22

Memorandum of a conversation between G. Cheshev, Second Secretary of the Soviet Embassy in the Democratic Republic of Vietnam (DRV), and W. Badura, First Secretary of the Polish Embassy in the DRV, re information provided by Dobrovolskii, Polish Ambassador in Saigon, about the American position toward a political settlement in Vietnam, about the Chinese colony in Cambodia, and about a failed attempt of the Catholic Church in South Vietnam to hold a "general national assembly" 1969 January

Reel 1.1007, File 23

Extract from document no. 38995 re 1,205 American prisoners of war captured in North Vietnam, South Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia, their military ranks, living conditions, and the possibility of using this issue to maneuver the United States toward a policy favorable to North Vietnam 1972 December 1

 

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Reel 1.1008, File 1

Extract from the minutes of the TsK KPSS Secretariat re problems brought up by the memorandum from the Committee for State Security (KGB) of December 21, 1970; the memorandum to the TsK KPSS from IU. Andropov, Chairman of the KGB, re circulation of underground (samizdat) political literature demonstrating political opposition to the KPSS and Soviet regime and establishment of a "democratic movement," cities where the forbidden literature is published and circulates on a large scale, names of the authors of the publications, and proposed measures to oppose their activity; brief instructions to TsK secretaries to familiarize themselves with Andropov's memorandum 1970 December - 1971 January

Reel 1.1008, File 2

Extract from the minutes of the TsK KPSS Secretariat re measures to oppose illegal circulation of anti-Soviet and other politically harmful materials 1971 April

Reel 1.1008, File 3

Extract from the minutes of the TsK KPSS Secretariat referring to the Moscow City KPSS Committee problems brought up by a memorandum from the Committee for State Security (KGB); said memorandum to the TsK KPSS from IU. Andropov, Chairman of the KGB, re a court trial of N. Gorbanevskaia [poet and translator] charged with anti-Soviet activity, the behavior of Gorbanevskaia's friends at the court entrance, the policy of S. Kalistratova, Gorbanevskaia's defense attorney, and of other democratically minded attorneys participating in political trials; brief handwritten instruction directing that the Ministry of Justice investigate the defense attorneys mentioned in Andropov''s memorandum; brief instruction to TsK secretaries to familiarize themselves with the memorandum; brief note on absent TsK secretaries; memorandum to the TsK KPSS from V. IA. Pavlov, Secretary of the Moscow City KPSS Committee, re measures worked out by the Moscow City KPSS Committee to implement the resolution of the TsK KPSS Secretariat re the problems brought up in Andropov's memorandum 1970 July-August

Reel 1.1008, File 4

Extract from the minutes of the TsK KPSS Secretariat re selection of 600 communists with secondary and higher education to serve as deputy chiefs of border guard units in the border guard troops of the KGB; order re the number of communists to be selected from republics, krais, and oblasts and to be assigned to military districts; memorandum to the TsK KPSS from N. Savinkin, Deputy Chief of the Department of Administrative Organs, and N. Petrovichev, Deputy Chief of the Department of Organizational and Party Work, re selection of communists; brief instructions to Savinkin from D. Ustinov; memorandum to the TsK KPSS from IU. Andropov, Chairman of the KGB; draft resolution of the TsK KPSS; two orders re the number of communists to be selected from republics, krais, and oblasts and to be assigned to military districts in response to the KPSS appeal; cover letter to the TsK KPSS from V. Chebrikov, Deputy Chairman of the KGB, submitting the orders 1970 March-May

Reel 1.1008, File 5

Extract from the minutes of the TsK KPSS Secretariat approving a proposal from the VTsSPS (All-Union Central Council of Trade Unions) to assist financially the Bolivian Workers' Trade Union Center and directing that the Ministry of Finance add the amount of $5,000 to the foreign currency estimate of the VTsSPS; memorandum to the TsK KPSS from A. Shelepin, Chairman of the VTsSPS Presidium, supported by R. Ulianovskii, Deputy Chief of the International Department; two notes stating that the amount of $5,000 to be dispatched to the Bolivian Workers' Trade Union Center was approved by the USSR State Bank (Gosbank) and by the Ministry of Finance 1968 April-May

Reel 1.1008, File 6

Extract from the minutes of the TsK KPSS Secretariat approving a proposal from the Institute of Marxism-Leninism to dispatch 5,000 pounds sterling for remodeling the Karl MarxMemorial House in London; instructions to the Soviet ambassador to Great Britain stating that an appeal for financial assistance from English friends was approved; memorandum to the TsK KPSS from IE. Chekharin, Deputy Chief of the Department of Science and Educational Institutions, A. Beliakov, Deputy Chief of the International Department, and G. Pavlov, Administrator of the Administration of TsK KPSS Affairs, re a request for financial assistance from A. Rothstein, director of the Karl Marx House museum; memorandum to the TsK KPSS from P. Fedoseev, Director of the Institute of Marxism-Leninism 1967 May-July

Reel 1.1008, File 7

Resolution of the TsK KPSS Secretariat re measures in anticipation of the All-Union Conference of Soviet Societies of Friendship and Cultural Relations with Foreign Countries; statute of the Union of Soviet Societies of Friendship and Cultural Relations with Foreign Countries; list of the number of representatives to be sent from union and autonomous republics, krais, oblasts, and cities to the conference; memorandum to the TsK KPSS from B. Ponomarev, Chief of the International Department, with the agenda and the total number of delegates to the conference; brief note to B. Ponomarev from M. Suslov; memorandum to the TsK KPSS from N. Popova, Chairman of the Board of the All-Union Society for Cultural Relations; draft resolution of the TsK KPSS, with cover letter to the TsK KPSS from M. Suslov; draft statutes of the Union of Soviet Societies of Friendship and Cultural Relations with Foreign Countries 1958 January-February

Reel 1.1008, File 8

Resolution of the TsK KPSS Secretariat re trips abroad of specialized tourist groups recommended by the Union of Soviet Societies of Friendship and Cultural Relations with Foreign Countries; cover letter to the TsK KPSS from IU. Andropov, D. Shevliagin, and N. Popova, submitting the draft resolution of the TsK KPSS On Recommendations for Trips Abroad of Specialized Tourist Groups by the Union of Soviet Societies of Friendship and Cultural Relations with Foreign Countries (not included); memorandum to N. Popova, Chairwoman of the Union of Soviet Societies of Friendship and Cultural Relations with Foreign Countries, from S. Nikitin, Deputy Chairman of the Board of the Inturist (Foreign Tourist) All-Union Corporation, with cover letter to the TsK KPSS from V. Gorshkov, Deputy Chairman of the Union of Soviet Societies of Friendship and Cultural Relations with Foreign Countries 1961 March and May

Reel 1.1008, File 9

Copy of an extract from the minutes of the TsK KPSS Secretariat approving a request from the Communist Workers' Party of Sweden (CPS) for financial assistance to the Sweden-Soviet Union Society; memorandum to the TsK KPSS from D. Shevliagin, Deputy Chief of the International Department, and A. Legasov, Head of a Sector of the same department, supporting the request of the CPS for 100,000 Swedish kroner; memorandum (translated into Russian) to the TsK KPSS from H. Hagberg, Chairman of the CPS; original letter in Swedish 1961 November 1962 January

Reel 1.1008, File 10

Copy of an extract from the minutes of the TsK KPSS Secretariat approving inclusion of the position of director of the House of Soviet Culture in Warsaw in the nomenklatura of the TsK KPSS Secretariat and approving the appointment of N. Sukhanov as director; memorandum to the TsK KPSS from IU. Andropov, Chief of the Department for Liaison with Communist and Workers' Parties of Socialist Countries, and A. Paniushkin, Chief of the Department of Cadres for Diplomatic and Foreign Trade Organs, recommending N. Sukhanov for the position, with Sukhanov's personal data; memorandum to the TsK KPSS from N. Popova, Chairwoman of the Union of Soviet Societies of Friendship and Cultural Relations with Foreign Countries, recommending N. Sukhanov for the position; chart with Sukhanov's personal data; Sukhanov's note, signed by Boikova, Secretary of the Leningrad City KPSS Committee 1962 March-May

Reel 1.1008, File 11

Copy of an extract from the minutes of the TsK KPSS Secretariat approving a proposal from the State Committee for Cultural Relations with Foreign Countries of the USSR Council of Ministers and from the USSR Ministry of Education re admitting fifty teachers from Yugoslav schools for a one-month Russian class (expenses to be paid from the RSFSR budget); memorandum to the TsK KPSS from V. Kirillin, Chief of the Department of Science, Higher Educational Institutions, and Schools, and IE. Chetrazhi, Chief of the Department of Science, Higher Educational Institutions, and Schools of the TsK KPSS Bureau for the RSFSR; memorandum to the TsK KPSS from S. Romanovskii, Chairman of the State Committee for Cultural Relations with Foreign Countries of the USSR Council of Ministers; draft resolution of the TsK KPSS 1962 July

Reel 1.1008, File 12

Extract from the minutes of the TsK KPSS Secretariat re measures for ideological assistance to the Sudanese Union of the Republic of Mali party; draft resolution of the USSR Council of Ministers re delivery of "mobile clubs," films and documentaries, printing paper, and typeface to the Republic of Mali; two lists of typefaces (French) for a newspaper printing office to be delivered to Mali; memorandum to the TsK KPSS from B. Ponomarev, Chief of the International Department, re request for political and ideological assistance from the Republic of Mali; directive of the USSR Council of Ministers; memorandum to the TsK KPSS from V. Korionov, Deputy Chief of the International Department, and A. N. Yakovlev, Deputy Chief of the Department of Propaganda and Agitation, re publishing another newspaper for Africa in the USSR; memorandum to the TsK KPSS from A. Beliakov, Deputy Chief of the International Department, and A. Yegorov, Deputy Chief of the Department of Propaganda and Agitation, re an increase in Soviet broadcasts to Asia, Africa, and Latin America; memorandum to the TsK KPSS from N. Psurtsev, N. Mesiatsev, and S. Skachkov, with Psurtsev's handwritten notes re broadcasts to Africa. File is identical to file 29, opis46 1965 February 1965 May 1965 October

Reel 1.1008, File 13

Copy of an extract from the minutes of the TsK KPSS Secretariat directing that the Party Control Committee investigate Colonel Litkens's violation of Soviet law; memorandum to the TsK KPSS from V. Zolotukhin, Deputy Chief of the Department of Administrative Organs, and V. Tikunov, Head of a Sector of the same department, about violations of Soviet law by Colonel Litkens during his work in the state security organs in 1949-1953 and stating that Litkens has been fired from the organs of state security 1955 August-September

Reel 1.1008, File 14

Copy of an extract from the minutes of the TsK KPSS Secretariat directing that the Party Control Committe investigate S. Galkin's violation of Soviet law; memorandum to the TsK KPSS from V. Zolotukhin, Deputy Chief of the Department of Administrative Organs, and V. Tikunov, Head of a Sector of the same department, re use by Galkin of illegal methods during the trial of D. Lazurkina and S. Utkin (as it was claimed in Lazurkina's letter), stating that Galkin was demoted from his position of senior adviser of the KGB in Czechoslovakia; review of the materials of the trial of S. Utkin signed by Captain Bakhmutov, Senior Investigator of the Special Inspection of the KGB Personnel Directorate, Lieutenant-Colonel Sokolov, Chief of a Division of the Special Inspection of the KGB Personnel Directorate, and Colonel Sokolov, Chief of the Special Inspection of the KGB Personnel Directorate, approved by P. Grigoriev, Deputy Chairman of the KGB, with cover letter to the TsK KPSS from P.(?) Sokolov, Deputy Chief of the KGB Personnel Directorate; [Lazurkina's?] handwritten letter to N. Khrushchev 1955 March 1955 May-June

Reel 1.1008, File 15

Copy of an extract from the minutes of the TsK KPSS Secretariat directing that the Party Control Committee investigate materials about flagrant violation of Soviet law by General N. Yermolaev; memorandum to the TsK KPSS from V. Zolotukhin, Deputy Chief of the Department of Administrative Organs, re illegal actions of N. Yermolaev during his work as Chief of the Ministry of State Security (MGB) Directorate in 1951-1953, resulting in the arrest and expulsion from Leningrad of hundreds of innocent people 1955 March-April

Reel 1.1008, File 16

Resolution of the TsK KPSS Secretariat re establishment of the Lithuanian Society for Cultural Relations with Foreign Countries 1955 December

Reel 1.1008, File 17

Copy of the extract from the minutes of the TsK KPSS Secretariat re establishment of the Lithuanian Society for Cultural Relations with Foreign Countries; memorandum to the TsK KPSS from I. Vinogradov, F. Konstantinov, and D. Polikarpov re proposal of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Lithuania to establish the Lithuanian Society for Cultural Relations with Foreign Countries, its goals, activity, and financing, and to publish Sovetskaia Litva (Soviet Lithuania) monthly magazine; memorandum to the TsK KPSS from A. Snechkus, Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Lithuania; staff charts for the Lithuanian Society for Cultural Relations with Foreign Countries; staff structure for the editorial board of Sovetskaia Litva magazine 1955 October 1955 December

Reel 1.1008, File 18

Copy of an extract from the minutes of the TsK KPSS Secretariat re establishment of the position of representative of the VOKS (All-Union Society for Cultural Relations with Foreign Countries - Vsesoiuznoe obshchestvo kulturnykh sviazei s zagranitsei) in Belgium and Luxembourg, and appointment of M. Sharov as the representative; memorandum to the TsK KPSS from I. Vinogradov, Deputy Chief of the Department for Liaison with Foreign Communist Parties, and A. Legasov, head of a Sector of the International Department; chart with Sharov's personal data; memorandum to the TsK KPSS from A. Denisov, Chairman of the VOKS Board 1956 May-July

Reel 1.1008, File 19

Copy of an extract from the minutes of the TsK KPSS Secretariat re financial assistance to the Austrian-Soviet Society; extract from the minutes of the TsK KPSS Presidium 1956 December

Reel 1.1008, File 20

Copy of an extract from the minutes of the TsK KPSS Secretariat re restructuring the activity of the All-Union Society for Cultural Relations with Foreign Countries (VOKS); two brief handwritten notes re dispatch of materials 1957 August

Reel 1.1008, File 21

Resolution of the TsK KPSS Secretariat re restructuring the activity of the All-Union Society for Cultural Relations with Foreign Countries; two copies (one of them unsigned) of a memorandum to the TsK KPSS from O. Kuusinen, N. Popova, G. A. Zhukov, V. Moskovskii, IU. Andropov, and V. Tereshkin submitting the draft resolution of the TsK KPSS On Restructuring the Activity of the All-Union Society for Cultural Relations with Foreign Countries; two memoranda (differently formatted) to the TsK KPSS from M. Suslov; three staff charts for the All-Union Society for Cultural Relations with Foreign Countries; draft resolution of the TsK KPSS, with handwritten amendments; brief handwritten note to M. Tupitsyn from V. Chernukha; memorandum to the TsK KPSS from V. Tereshkin, Deputy Chief of the International Department, and B. Miroshnichenko, Deputy Chief of the Department for Liaison with Communist and Workers' Parties of Socialist Countries; Suslov's brief note; memorandum to the TsK KPSS from N. Popova, Chairman of the Board of the All-Union Society for Cultural Relations, with proposals to be implemented in anticipation of the Conference of Societies of Friendship and Cultural Relations with Foreign Countries; draft resolution of the TsK KPSS On Measures in Anticipation of the All-Union Conference of the Soviet Societies of Friendship and Cultural Relations with Foreign Countries ; draft statute of the Union of Soviet Societies of Friendship and Cultural Relations with Foreign Countries 1957 August-November

Reel 1.1008, File 22

Resolution of the TsK KPSS Secretariat re restructuring the activity of republican societies for cultural relations with foreign countries; list of krais, oblasts, and republics in which divisions of societies for friendship and cultural relations with individual foreign countries are to be established; cover letter to the TsK KPSS from A. Shelepin, I. Vinogradov, V. Moshetov, and V. Gorshkov submitting an edited draft resolution of the TsK KPSS On Restructuring the Activity of Republican Societies for Cultural Relations with Foreign Countries 1958 July

Reel 1.1008, File 23

Copy of an extract from the minutes of the TsK KPSS Secretariat re financial assistance ("hard" currency equivalent to 114,000 rubles) to the France-USSR Society; extract from the minutes of the TsK KPSS Presidium 1956 October

Reel 1.1008, File 24

Copy of an extract from the minutes of the TsK KPSS Secretariat putting the Ideology Commission of the TsK KPSS in charge of investigating problems related to the memorandum of the Committee for State Security (KGB); anonymous thesis Art and Policy confiscated by the KGB from IU. Gerasimov and submitted to the TsK KPSS, with cover letter to the thesis from V. Semichastnyi, Chairman of the KGB; brief handwritten note to A. Romanov from L. Ilichev requesting that strong measures be taken against those who prepared the thesis; brief note directing materials to the TsK KPSS secretaries; memorandum to the TsK KPSS from V. Semichastnyi stating that the author of the thesis and friends who intended to establish a Communist Labor Union (underground student organization) were identified and reporting the measures that were taken by the KGB to stop the activity of the group; memorandum to the TsK KPSS from N. Kuznetsov, Secretary of the Moscow City KPSS Committee (gorkom), re measures taken by officials of Moscow State University to punish the students who were involved in preparation of the thesis and who intended to establish the illegal organization 1963 March-April 1963 June

Reel 1.1008, File 25

Copy of an extract from the minutes of the TsK KPSS Secretariat approving the proposals of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and of the KGB presented in the memorandum of April 14, 1962; the memorandum to the TsK KPSS from A. Gromyko and V. Semichastnyi proposing that a response to the pardon petition filed by the father of the American citizen McKinnon(?), sentenced to an eight-year prison term for espionage, be delayed in order to induce American authorities to influence Federal Republic of Germany (FRG) authorities to release an arrested staff member of the Soviet trade mission in the FRG; draft resolution of the TsK KPSS 1962 April-May

Reel 1.1008, File 26

Copy of an extract from the minutes of the TsK KPSS Secretariat directing that the Department of Administrative Organs and the Ministry of Internal Affairs investigate the allegations contained in a letter from A. Melikhanova and report the results to the TsK KPSS; the letter complaining of the poor treatment of inmates in the Krasnoiarsk correctional labor camp, the stirring up of inmates against one another, and violation of the law by the Orsk militia; private letter to A. Melikhanova from her son, V. Melikhanov; memorandum to the TsK KPSS from A. Kidin and N. Dudorov presenting the results of the investigation of Melikhanova's claim; statement on the investigation of use of inmate labor, of the regime and conditions of the inmates in the Krasnoiarsk correctional labor camp, signed by Zakusin, Instructor of the Department of Administrative and Trade and Financial Organs of the TsK KPSS Bureau for the RSFSR; decree of General A. Senatov, Chief of the Directorate of Internal Affairs of the Krasnoiarsk Executive Committee of the Soviets of People's Deputies, with cover letter to G. Drozdov, Deputy Chief of the Department of Administrative and Trade and Financial Organs of the TsK KPSS Bureau for the RSFSR, from S. Shevchenko, Chief of the Political Department of the Main Directorate for Correctional Labor Institutions of the RSFSR Ministry of Internal Affairs; memorandum to A. Kidin, Chief of the Department of Administrative and Trade and Financial Organs of the TsK KPSS Bureau for the RSFSR, from A. Seluianov, Acting Prosecutor of Orenburgskaia oblast, re violation of socialist law in Orsk by the city militia; memorandum to V. Shurygin from N. Fateev, Prosecutor of Orenburgskaia oblast, re violation of Soviet law by the Orenburg militia 1958 January 1958 October-December

Reel 1.1008, File 27

Copy of an extract from the minutes of the TsK KPSS Secretariat directing that the Party Control Committee investigate violations of socialist law by members of state security organs in Khabarovskii krai in 1941-1949, suggesting that the Committee for State Security (KGB) consider the dismissal from the KGB of those guilty of legal violations, and requesting that the Prosecutor General's Office speed up the investigation of cases related to the NKVD provocation establishment (the so-called "mill") in Khabarovskii krai; memorandum to the TsK KPSS from I. Boitsov, Deputy Chairman of the Party Control Committee, and V. Zolotukhin, Deputy Chief of the Department of Administrative Organs, describing the provocative activity of the Khabarovsk Directorate of the NKVD-MGB (People's Commissariat of Internal Affairs - Ministry of State Security) in 1941-1949, which resulted in the arrest and sentencing to death of innocent people; memorandum to the TsK KPSS from V. Zolotukhin and V. Tikunov, Head of a Sector of the Department of Administrative Organs, stating that the "mill" was approved by Serov, former Deputy People's Commissar of Internal Affairs, and that more than 1,000,000 rubles were spent on the construction and operation of the said "mill" 1956 September-October

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Copy of an extract from the minutes of the TsK KPSS Secretariat directing that N. Dudorov, Minister of Internal Affairs, investigate materials submitted by the Central Commission for Surveillance of the Presidium of the USSR Supreme Soviet re cases of those serving prison terms for political crimes, malfeasance, and economic offenses; statement on the observations made by the commissions of the Presidium of the USSR Supreme Soviet re work of the USSR Ministry of Internal Affairs (MVD) organs; memorandum to the TsK KPSS from A. Startsev, Deputy Chief of the Department of Administrative Organs, re measures taken by N. Dudorov to improve MVD work; memorandum to the TsK KPSS from N. Dudorov, Minister of Internal Affairs, about measures to improve the work of correctional labor camps, reformatories, and prisons 1956 August 1956 October-November

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Copy of an extract from the minutes of the TsK KPSS Secretariat re financial assistance to trade union centers of Argentina, Bolivia, and Ceylon; memorandum to the TsK KPSS from D. Shevliagin, Deputy Chief of the International Department, suggesting to offer financial assistance to trade unions of Argentina, Bolivia, and Ceylon and to delay assistance to the trade union of Colombia because of its unstable situation; memorandum to the TsK KPSS from V. Grishin, Chairman of the VTsSPS (All-Union Central Council of Trade Unions), suggesting to offer financial assistance to the trade union centers of Colombia, Argentina, and Bolivia; memorandum to the TsK KPSS from Grishin suggesting to offer financial assistance to the trade union center of Ceylon; note signed by Sharapov, Expert in the International Department, stating that financial assistance to the trade unions of Argentina and Colombia was never rendered, and that the Bolivian Workers' Trade Union Center was granted $10,000 in 1962 1963 December - 1964 January

 

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Memorandum to the USSR Council of Ministers from M. Kovalev, Chairman of the Council of Ministers of Belorussia, requesting expansion of the list of localities of Gomelskaia and Mogilevskaia oblasts in which the population was eligible for financial assistance owing to limited consumption of agricultural products produced in those localities 1987 March

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List of measures related to problems connected with the aftermath of the Chernobyl nuclear accident, with handwritten remarks 1987 March

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Protocol No. 5 of a meeting of the Governmental Commission for recovery from the Chernobyl nuclear accident (with the list of members of the commission who participated in the meeting); list of work at the Chernobyl nuclear plant and in the neighboring area, signed by B. Shcherbina, Chairman of the Governmental Commission 1987 April 8

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Resolution of a meeting of the Interdepartmental Commission for Radioactivity Control of the State Committee for Hydrometeorology and Environmental Control (Goskomgidromet), with the list of members and of those invited to the meeting, signed by IU. Izrael, Chairman of the Interdepartmental Commission, and N. Shusharina, Secretary of the commission, with the following agenda: (1) introduction of new members of the Interdepartmental Commission, (2) radioactivity and possible contamination of surface waters during a flood in Mogilevskaia oblast, (3) approval of a plan for precise determination of radioactivity in spring and summer of 1987, (4) program for evaluating and forecasting radioactivity in water resources, (5) discussion of the results of investigation of radioactivity in a five-kilometer zone around the Chernobyl nuclear plant, (6) approval of instructions for taking the samples to determine the radioactivity, (7) organization of scientific research in the area of the Chernobyl nuclear accident 1987 March

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Memorandum to the USSR Council of Ministers from A. Liashko, Chairman of the Council of Ministers of the Ukraine, requesting the inclusion of additional inhabited localities of Kievskaia and Zhitomirskaia oblasts in the list of localities eligible for financial assistance owing to limited consumption of agricultural products produced in those localities 1987 May

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Memorandum to the USSR Ministry of Health from V. Ulashchik, Minister of Health of Belorussia, re medical and preventive treatment of the population affected by the Chernobyl nuclear accident in Gomelskaia and Mogilevskaia oblasts 1987 May

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Memorandum to IE. Chazov, USSR Minister of Health, from A. Romanenko, Minister of Health of the Ukraine, re medical and preventive treatment of the population affected by the Chernobyl nuclear accident in Kievskaia, Zhitomirskaia, and Chernigovskaia oblasts 1987 May

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Report on radioactivity in Mogilevskaia and Gomelskaia oblasts of Belorussia, Brianskaia oblast of the RSFSR, Kievskaia oblast of the Ukraine (outside the evacuation zone), on the determination of radioactivity, and on proposals for proceeding; list of inhabited localities with a density of cesium-137 contamination close to or higher than 80 curies per square kilometer; list of inhabited localities with a density of cesium-137 contamination from 40 to 80 curies per square kilometer 1987 July

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Memorandum to G. Sergeev, USSR Deputy Minister of Health, from V. Panov, Deputy Minister of Health of the RSFSR, re medical and preventive treatment of the population affected by the Chernobyl nuclear accident in Brianskaia, Tulskaia, Smolenskaia, Orlovskaia, and Kaluzhskaia oblasts 1987 June

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Memorandum to IU. Chazov, USSR Minister of Health, from IU. Izrael, Chairman of the State Committee for Hydrometeorology and Environmental Control (Goskomgidromet), re radioactivity on USSR territory on June 15-20, 1987; map of the area affected by the Chernobyl nuclear accident, with indications of radioactivity levels 1987 July

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Memorandum to the USSR Council of Ministers from M. Kovalev, Chairman of the Council of Ministers of Belorussia, re new regulations for granting benefits and compensation to the population in the territory of Belorussia contaminated as a result of the Chernobyl nuclear accident; list of additional localities in Mogilevskaia and Gomelskaia oblasts of Belorussia to be included in the index of localities approved by resolution no. 1006-286 of the USSR Council of Ministers of August 22, 1986, as eligible for benefits and compensation; list of localities of these oblasts to be excluded from the index of localities approved by the resolution of the USSR Council of Ministers; list of localities of these oblasts where the limitations on consumption of local food and agricultural products from private plots are to be maintained 1987 June

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Memorandum to IU. Izrael, Chairman of the State Committee for Hydrometeorology and Environmental Control (Goskomgidromet), from G. Sergeev, USSR Deputy Minister of Health, supporting a proposal of the Council of Ministers of Belorussia to include 66 more localities of Gomelskaia and Mogilevskaia oblasts in the index of localities in which the population is eligible for benefits and compensation according to resolution no. 1006-286 of the USSR Council of Ministers of August 22, 1986, exclude 30 localities from the index, preserve benefits to the population of 21 localities, pay compensation (20 rubles monthly per person) to retired people residing in the zone with a high level of radioactive contamination, and provide free care to pre-school children and free food to schoolchildren; distribution list, signed by V. Murakhovskii with the seal of the Administration of Affairs of the USSR Council of Ministers 1987 July

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Memorandum to the USSR Ministry of Health and the USSR Council of Ministers from F. Tabeev, Deputy Chairman of the RSFSR Council of Ministers, re changes in resolution no. 1006-286 of the USSR Council of Ministers of August 22, 1986; draft resolution of the USSR Council of Ministers approving the proposed changes; list of localities in Brianskaia oblast to be included in the index of localities in which the population is eligible for benefits and compensation according to resolution no. 1006-286; list of localities of Brinaskaia oblast to be excluded from the index 1987 July

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Resolution of July 12, 1987, of the Interdepartmental Commission for Radioactivity Control under the State Committee for Hydrometeorology and Environmental Control (Goskomgidromet), with a list of members and of those invited to the meeting, signed by IU. Izrael, Chairman of the Interdepartmental Commission, and N. Shusharina, Secretary of the commission, re radioactivity in the contaminated areas of the Ukraine and Belorussia and the possibility of returning the evacuated population to their homes; schedule of operations re description of the radioactivity in territories of the Ukraine, Belorussia,and the RSFSR contaminated by the Chernobyl nuclear accident 1987 June

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List of data (as of July 1, 1987) re the number of people who participated in recovery from the Chernobyl nuclear accident, or were evacuated from the Chernobyl zone, or lived in the area with a high radioactivity level and were being watched by health care institutions in different Ukrainian oblasts; table (uncaptioned) re the number of births, abortions, premature births, stillborn, and percentage of congenital diseases that occurred in 1985 and 1986 in the contaminated oblasts of the Ukraine , 1987 July 1

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Resolution of the Governmental Commission signed by B. Shcherbina, Chairman of the commission, criticizing ministries and administrations for violating the procedure established by directive no. 2204 of the USSR Council of Ministers of October 31, 1986, for collecting and transmitting to the authorized organizations data on radioactive contamination of the environment in the Chernobyl zone and neighboring area 1987 September

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Memorandum to IE. Chazov, USSR Minister of Health, from IU. Izrael, Chairman of the State Committee for Hydrometeorology and Environmental Control (Goskomgidromet),re radioactivity on USSR territory during January 15-31, 1988; map of the area affected by the Chernobyl nuclear accident, with indications of radioactivity levels 1988 February

 

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Resolution of the USSR Council of Ministers on amendments to the resolution of the Central Executive Committee (TsIK) and the Council of People's Commissars (Sovnarkom) of September 3, 1932, On Establishing Balanced Land Tenure by Collective Farms 1950 April

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Extract from the minutes of the TsK VKP(b) Secretariat re approval by the Politburo of the draft resolution of the TsK VKP(b) On Amalgamation of Small Collective Farms and on the Related Tasks of Party Organizations; the draft resolution of the TsK KPSS 1950 May

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Memorandum to J. Stalin from A. Kozlov, Chief of the Agricultural Department of the TsK VKP(b), advocating the amalgamation of small collective farms 1950 May

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Message to all VKP(b) committees in krais and oblasts and to all central committees of communist parties of the union republics from A. Poskrebyshev, Chief of the TsK VKP(b) Special Sector, allowing them to familiarize secretaries of KPSS committees in raions with the resolution of the TsK VKP(b) of May 30, 1950, On Amalgamation of Small Collective Farms and on the Related Tasks of Party Organizations 1950 June

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Memorandum to J. Stalin from A. Kozlov, Chief of the Agricultural Department, reporting on implementing the TsK VKP(b) resolution of May 30, 1950, On Amalgamation of Small Collective Farms and on the Related Tasks of Party Organizations, with cover letter to Stalin from G. Malenkov 1950 July

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Resolution of the USSR Council of Ministers re forced transfer of individual farms and land plots from private ownership to the ownership of collective farms and re individual farmers forced to join the collective farms in the Volynskaia, Drogobychskaia, Lvovskaia, Rovenskaia, Stanislavskaia, Ternopolskaia, Chernovitskaia, and Izmailskaia oblasts of the Ukraine 1950 July

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Extract from the minutes of the VKP(b) Politburo approving a telegram to VKP(b) committees in oblasts and krais and to central committees of communist parties of the union republics re preservation of livestock in the process of amalgamating small collective farms; the telegram from J. Stalin warning against the slaughter of communal livestock in the process of amalgamating small collective farms 1950 July

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Extract from the minutes of the VKP(b) Secretariat asking that the Politburo approve a draft telegram to be sent to VKP(b) committees in oblasts and krais and to central committees of communist parties of the union republics re preservation of livestock during the process of amalgamating small collective farms; the draft telegram warning against the slaughter of communal livestock in the process of amalgamating small collective farms 1950 July

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Extract from the minutes of the VKP(b) Politburo designating a commission for designing a TsK document on tasks related to amalgamation of small collective farms 1951 March

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Personal letter to J. Stalin from N. Khrushchev containing Khrushchev's acknowledgment of his mistakes in response to Stalin's criticism of his speech On Building and Improvement of Collective Farms and proposing to prepare another publication with self-criticism (with Stalin's handwritten annotation sending the letter to the TsK archives) 1951 March

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Extract from the minutes of the VKP(b) Politburo approving the text of a secret letter from the TsK VKP(b) to the central committees of union republics, VKP(b) committees in krais, oblasts, cities, okrugs, and raions On the Tasks for Building Collective Farms with Respect to Amalgamation of Small Collective Farms; the secret letter 1951 April

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Extract from the minutes of the VKP(b) Politburo approving a request from local party organs to familiarize communists with the secret letter On the Tasks for Building Collective Farms with Respect to Amalgamation of Small Collective Farms 1951 April

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Extract from the minutes of the VKP(b) Secretariat asking that the Politburo approve a request from local party organs to familiarize communists with the secret letter On the Tasks for Building Collective Farms with Respect to Amalgamation of Small Collective Farms 1951 April

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Extract from the minutes of the TsK KPSS Presidium canceling the secret letter from the TsK VKP(b) On the Tasks for Building Collective Farms with Respect to Amalgamation of Small Collective Farms; draft resolution of the TsK KPSS; brief note dispatching material to members and candidate members of the TsK KPSS Presidium; draft resolution of the TsK KPSS signed by V. Ignatov, IE. Furtseva, and P. Pospelov 1958 March-April

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Extract from the minutes of the VKP(b) Politburo relating to the harvest and procurement of agricultural products in 1952, denouncing the collective farm practice of distributing among collective farmers what was left from the harvest after state procurement before creating seed, fodder grain, insurance stocks, and other communal stocks, and directing that the collective farms change this practice 1952 July

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Extract from the minutes of the VKP(b) Politburo approving, with amendments, draft resolutions of the People's Commissariat of Agriculture (Narkomzem) on calculation in work-days [unit of payment in collective farms] of different types of agricultural work and on the approximate rate of output for 1933, and putting the Narkomzem and Agricultural Department of the TsK VKP(b) in charge of improving regulations on agricultural work, of taking stock of expenses, labor resources, and number of work-days per household and per different kind of agricultural work in different regions; said two draft resolutions of the Narkomzem; memorandum to the [VKP(b)] Politburo and J. Stalin from L. Kaganovich and IA. Yakovlev requesting approval of the draft resolution of the Narkomzem 1933 February-March

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Extract from the minutes of the VKP(b) Politburo approving a draft resolution of the USSR Council of People's Commissars (Sovnarkom) and the TsK VKP(b) on the procedure for creating grain stock for collective farms and for distribution of grain among collective farmers; the draft resolution regulating the procedure for creating seed stock, insurance stock, and fodder grain stock and for distribution of seed among collective farmers. See also file 15 of this opis 1933 August

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Extract from the minutes of the VKP(b) Politburo clarifying the procedure for distribution of the work-days among collective farmers in 1933 and 1934 1933 August

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Memorandum to the TsK VKP(b) and J. Stalin and to the USSR Soviet of People's Commissars from A. Vyshinskii, USSR Prosecutor General, re regulations for child labor in collective farms 1939 March

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Memorandum to J. Stalin from L. Beria re reports on the lack of food supplies in Moldavia, Izmailskaia oblast of the Ukraine, and Voronezhskaia and Stalingradskaia oblasts and re complaints obtained by the Ministry of State Security (MGB) through secret inspection of private letters of oblasts' population; report to V. Abakumov, USSR Minister of State Security, from Mordovets, Minister of State Security of Moldavia, on the cases of dystrophy, atrophy, and swelling (totaling 10,834) caused by insufficient food supply in some areas of Moldavia; special report to V. Abakumov from Savchenko, Minister of State Security of the Ukraine, re insufficient food supply, famine, and several death cases among residents of Tarutinskii and Borodinskii raions of Izmailskaia oblast of the Ukraine; list of excerpts from letters mailed by the population of Voronezhskaia and Stalingradskaia oblasts complaining of inadequate food resulting in swelling and diseases 1946 November-December

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Cover letter to L. Beria and Andreev from J. Stalin, accompanying an amended resolution of the USSR Council of Ministers and the TsK VKP(b) and requesting that the resolution and an old resolution of 1939 be published in the press as soon as possible; the resolution of the TsK VKP(b) on the measures to avoid violation of the Code of Agricultural Society (Artel) in collective farms; resolution of the USSR Council of Ministers and the TsK VKP(b); draft resolution of the TsK VKP(b) with handwritten amendments; draft resolution of the USSR Council of Ministers and the TsK VKP(b) with handwritten amendments 1946 September

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Memorandum to L. Beria from J. Stalin directing that Beria send him a draft resolution of the TsK KPSS banning the raise in salaries and that the resolution be formulated in a strong manner; Stalin's holograph memorandum 1946 September

 

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Cover letter to J. Stalin from V. Potemkin, Deputy Commissar of Foreign Affairs, accompanying a memorandum of his conversation with Grzibowski, Polish Ambassador to the USSR; memorandum of the meeting between V. Potemkin and Grzibowski, in which V. Potemkin handed Grzibowski a note from V. Molotov; clipping from Pravda (Truth) newspaper no. 259 of September 18, 1939, with the note 1939 September

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Extract from the minutes of the TsK VKP(b) Politburo approving a resolution of the Defense Committee on the introduction of martial law for escort troops of the People's Commissariat of Internal Affairs (NKVD) in Belorussian, Kiev, and Leningrad military districts and directing that all stations in the Belorussian and Kiev districts and all distribution camps in the cities of Kozelsk (Belorussia) and Putivl (Ukraine) with prisoners of war be guarded by NKVD escort troops; memorandum to V. Molotov, Chairman of the Council of People's Commissars, from L. Beria, People's Commissar of Internal Affairs; resolution of the Defense Committee 1939 September

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Extract from the minutes of the TsK VKP(b) Politburo approving proposals put forth by L. Mekhlis and L. Beria re treatment and accommodations of prisoners of war of different nationalities and different ranks; draft resolution on prisoners of war, with cover letter to A. Zhdanov from L. Beria and L. Mekhlis (with their signatures) 1939 October

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Memorandum to the TsK VKP(b) and J. Stalin from L. Beria and L. Mekhlis containing their proposals re prisoners of war, with signatures of Stalin, A. Mikoian, K. Voroshilov, V. Molotov, L. Kaganovich, and A. Zhdanov confirming their approval (with amendments) of the proposals.See also file 3 of this opis 1939 October

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Memorandum to the USSR Council of People's Commissars and V. Molotov from L. Beria, People's Commissar of Internal Affairs, containing Beria's proposals re the procedure for handing over to German authorities 33,000 Polish prisoners of war who were residents of the portion of Poland occupied by Germany (approved by V. Molotov, K. Voroshilov, A. Mikoian, Andreev, L. Kaganovich, A. Zhdanov, and M. Kalinin) 1939 October

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Extract from the minutes of the TsK VKP(b) Politburo approving L. Beria's proposals re procedure for handing over to German authorities 33,000 Polish prisoners of war who were residents of the part of Poland occupied by Germany 1939 October

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Memorandum to J. Stalin, Secretary of the TsK KPSS (copies to V. Molotov and L. Beria) from V. Potemkin (People's Commissariat of Foreign Affairs) re a request from the Lithuanian government that 14,000 Polish internees born in western Belorussia and the western Ukraine be admitted to these territories from Lithuania; draft resolution approving the request 1939 November

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Extract from the minutes of the TsK VKP(b) Politburo re the procedure for admitting into the USSR former servicemen from the Polish army who are natives of the western Ukraine and Belorussia 1939 November

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Memorandum to the Council of People's Commissars (V. Molotov) from L. Beria, People's Commissar of Internal Affairs, with a planned procedure for admitting into the USSR former servicemen from the Polish army who are natives of the western Ukraine and Belorussia 1939 November

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Memorandum to the TsK VKP(b) and J. Stalin from L. Beria, People's Commissar of Internal Affairs, re a proposal from the German Embassy and from the Hungarian and the Slovak missions in the Soviet Union that they hand over to the Soviet Union Polish prisoners of war who are former residents of the western Ukraine and Belorussia 1940 April

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Memorandum to the TsK VKP(b) and J. Stalin from L. Beria, People's Commissar of Internal Affairs, re the position of Polish and Czech prisoners of war in the Soviet Union toward participation in Polish and Czech military detachments in the war against Germany and Beria''s proposals for organizing Polish and Czech military units within the Soviet Armed Forces and for the possible commanders of the units 1940 November

 

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Memorandum to L. Ilichev, Secretary of the TsK KPSS, from S. Suvorov, Editor in Chief of Fizmatgiz (State Publishing House on Physics and Mathematics) reporting on the plan of the Pergamon Press publishing house (Great Britain) to publish a thousand-volume book series The Commonwealth and International Library of Science, Technology, and Engineering to be distributed in former colonies to aid education, denouncing the ideological character of the enterprise, and proposing measures to oppose this action by cooperative efforts of publishing houses of socialist countries; letter (in English) to S. Suvorov from R. Maxwell, Publisher, presenting the first volumes of the publication for review and advertising material, including favorable mentions from the prime ministers of India, Nigeria, Canada, Australia, Ceylon, Sierra Leone, Rhodesia, and Tanganyika and the presidents of Pakistan and Cyprus; the letter translated into Russian, 1962 May-June and September 1962 May-September

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Memorandum to the TsK KPSS from L. Shaumian, Deputy Chairman of the Academic Council of the Soviet Encyclopedia state publishing house, reporting on the publication by Pergamon Press of the book Information About the USSR, and requesting instructions for future talks with R. Maxwell [British publisher] re the books Information About Great Britain and Information About the United States 1962 December

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Memorandum to the TsK KPSS from A. Yegorov, Deputy Chief of the Ideology Department, and K. Bogoliubov, Head of a Sector of the same department, requesting approval of a meeting to be held in January or February 1963 between L. Shaumian, Deputy Chairman of the Academic Council of the Soviet Encyclopedia State Scientific Publishing House, and R. Maxwell [British publisher] 1962 December

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Memorandum to the TsK KPSS from A. Yegorov, Deputy Chief of the Ideology Department, and K. Bogoliubov, Head of a Sector of the same department, presenting their opinions of the proposal of S. Suvorov, Editor in Chief of Fizmatgiz (State Publishing House on Physics and Mathematics) that Soviet publishing houses, in cooperation with publishing houses of socialist countries, publish books to be distributed in developing countries 1963 January

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Memorandum to the TsK KPSS from B. Burkov, Chairman of the Board of the News Publishing Agency (Agenstvo pechati Novosti - APN), re a campaign waged in Great Britain and inspired by the United States in order to prevent the conclusion of an agreement between the APN and the Daily Mirror (International Publishing Corporation) on publishing and distributing Sputnik magazine in the English-speaking countries on the ground of employment by Sputnik of K. Philby, famous Soviet spy in Great Britain 1967 October

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Memorandum to the TsK KPSS from B. Pankin, Chairman of the Board of the All-Union Agency on Copyright (VAAP), re publication of the book Leonid Ilyich Brezhnev: Brief Biographic Essay by the Pergamon Press publishing house (Great Britain) 1977 January

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Memorandum to the TsK KPSS from V. Medvedev, Deputy Chief of the Propaganda Department, requesting approval for the publication of the book Leonid Ilyich Brezhnev: Brief Biographic Essay by the Pergamon Press publishing house (Great Britain); brief handwritten note dispatching the material to TsK secretaries; brief note from B. Pankin, Chairman of the Board of the All-Union Agency on Copyright (VAAP), requesting that his memorandum be sent to M. Zimianin's secretariat January

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Memorandum of a conversation between V. Popov, Soviet Ambassador to Great Britain, and R. Maxwell, Director of the Pergamon Press publishing house, re a Soviet proposal that Maxwell publish the book Leonid Ilyich Brezhnev: Pages of His Life, first published in 1978 by the Simon and Schuster publishing house (United States), instead of the book Leonid Ilyich Brezhnev: Brief Biographic Essay 1981 January

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Memorandum of a conversation between V. Bykov, Counselor and Envoy of the Soviet Embassy in Great Britain, and R. Maxwell, Director of Pergamon Press, re status of the publication by R. Maxwell of the book Leonid Ilyich Brezhnev: Pages of His Life 1981 January

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Memorandum of a conversation between V. Popov, Soviet Ambassador to Great Britain, and R. Maxwell, Director of Pergamon Press, re Maxwell's high-level conference with the Soviet authorities, publication by Pergamon Press of Brezhnev's memoirs and other books by Soviet leaders and of a series of annotated bibliographies on social sciences prepared in the socialist countries, and invitation to Great Britain of R. Mdivani, Chief of the Department of Scientific and Bibliographic Information of the Institute of Scientific Information on Social Sciences of the USSR Academy of Sciences, Maxwell's willingness to cooperate with Soviet publishing houses taking propaganda actions in Great Britain in anticipation of the 60th anniversary of the USSR, and publication in Great Britain of the book Modern Diplomacy of Bourgeois States with an introduction by A. Gromyko 1982 March

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Memorandum of a conversation between V. Popov, Soviet Ambassador to Great Britain, and R. Maxwell, Director of Pergamon Press, re the importance of representation in Great Britain of the books by Soviet leaders that are published by Pergamon Press, Maxwells impressions from N. Tikhonov(?), Maxwell's opinion on the coming conference of the leaders of seven Western countries in Versailles and the main problems to be discussed there, on the Falkland crisis, and the visit of Pope John Paul II to Great Britain, confidential information on Maxwell's plans to start publishing a labor party newspaper in Manchester, Popov's observations on the TsK KPSS Plenum and the Food Program worked out there, and Maxwell's opinion of Soviet agriculture 1982 June

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Memorandum to the TsK KPSS from D. Ustinov approving the publication of his book We Serve Our Motherland and Communism by the Pergamon Press publishing house 1982 June

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Memorandum to the TsK KPSS from K. Dolgov, Chairman of the Board of the All-Union Agency on Copyright (VAAP), re publication in Great Britain by Pergamon Press of a collection of articles and speeches of V. Grishin, Member of the TsK KPSS Politburo and Secretary of the Moscow City KPSS Committee 1983 February

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Memorandum to the TsK KPSS from B. Stukalin, Chief of the Propaganda Department, and V. Ignatenko, Deputy Chief of the Department of Political Propaganda Abroad, requesting approval of the publication in Great Britain by Pergamon Press of a collection of articles and speeches of V. Grishin, Member of the TsK KPSS Politburo and Secretary of the Moscow City KPSS Committee; brief handwritten note 1983 March

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Memorandum to the TsK KPSS from V. Yeliutin, USSR Minister of Higher and Secondary Special Education, re awarding the title Doctor honoris causa by Moscow State University to R. Maxwell, Director of the Pergamon Press publishing house, in connection with his 60th birthday 1983 April

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Memorandum to the TsK KPSS from S. Trapeznikov, Chief of the Department of Science and Educational Institutions, and A. Cherniaev, Deputy Chief of the International Department, requesting approval to award the title Doctor honoris causa from Moscow State University to R. Maxwell 1983 May

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Memorandum to the TsK KPSS from K. Dolgov, Chairman of the Board of the All-Union Agency on Copyright (VAAP), re publication in Great Britain of the second edition of the collection of works by IU. Andropov, General Secretary of the TsK KPSS and Chairman of the Presidium of the USSR Supreme Soviet; list of the works included in the said edition 1983 July

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Memorandum to the TsK KPSS from L. Zamiatin, Chief of the Department of Political Propaganda Abroad, and V. Zagladin, Deputy Chief of the International Department, requesting approval of the publication in Great Britain of the second edition of the collection of works by IU. Andropov, General Secretary of the TsK KPSS and Chairman of the Presidium of the USSR Supreme Soviet; brief handwritten note 1983 July

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Memorandum to the TsK KPSS from N. Chetverikov, Deputy Chief of the Department of Political Propaganda Abroad, V. Shaposhnikov, Deputy Chief of the International Department, and V. Zakharov, Deputy Chief of the Propaganda Department, re publication by the Pergamon Press publishing house (Great Britain) of the propaganda materials related to the 40th anniversary of V-E Day 1984 December

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Memorandum of a conversation between V. Popov, Soviet Ambassador to Great Britain, and R. Maxwell, Director of Pergamon Press and the Mirror newspaper group, re Maxwell's comments about answers given by K. Chernenko, General Secretary of the TsK KPSS and Chairman of the Presidium of the USSR Supreme Soviet, to questions put by a correspondent of the CAN television company with respect to military competition between the United States and the Soviet Union, Maxwell's request to interview K. Chernenko, publication by Pergamon Press of a new book by K. Chernenko, measures proposed by Maxwell for Pergamon Press in anticipation of the 40th V-E Day, and Maxwell's evaluation of the political situation in Great Britain 1985 February

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Memorandum to the TsK KPSS from N. Chetverikov, Chairman of the Board of the All-Union Agency on Copyright (VAAP), re publication in Great Britain of a series of collections of works by M. Gorbachev, General Secretary of the TsK KPSS and Chairman of the Presidium of the USSR Supreme Soviet, including materials on Gorbachev's summit with R. Reagan in Reykjavik 1986 October

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Memorandum to the TsK KPSS from IU. Skliarov, Chief of the Propaganda Department, requesting approval for publication in Great Britain of a second collection of works by M. Gorbachev, General Secretary of the TsK KPSS and Chairman of the Presidium of the USSR Supreme Soviet; brief handwritten instructions to N. Shishlin from A. N. Yakovlev 1986 October-November

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Memorandum to the TsK KPSS from V. Falin, Chairman of the Board of the News Publishing Agency (Agenstvo pechati Novosti - APN), re cooperation with the Pergamon Media Trust publishing corporation (Great Britain) on the following: publication of an annual Perestroika edition, regular publication of a Soviet press digest with regard to political problems, publication in the English language (and possibly later in other languages) of the weekly Moskovskie novosti (Moscow News ), publication by the Soviet Cultural Foundation of Nashe nasledie (Our Heritage) magazine (expenses to be paid by R. Maxwell in British currency) 1988 March

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Resolution of the TsK KPSS Secretariat on cooperation with the Pergamon Media Trust publishing corporation (Great Britain), with handwritten amendments 1988 March

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Memorandum to the TsK KPSS from IU. Skliarov, Chief of the Propaganda Department, and V. Shaposhnikov, Deputy Chief of the International Department, re cooperation with the Pergamon Media Trust publishing corporation (Great Britain) 1988 March

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Resolution of the TsK KPSS Secretariat approving a memorandum from the Propaganda Department re proposals from the Pergamon Media Trust publishing corporation (Great Britain); the memorandum to the TsK KPSS from A. Vlasov, Deputy Chief of the Propaganda Department; extract from the minutes of the TsK KPSS Secretariat; memorandum to the TsK KPSS from the Propaganda Department 1988 April

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Memorandum to the TsK KPSS from V. Afanasiev, Editor in Chief of Pravda (Truth) newspaper, re negotiations of representatives of the editorial board of Pravda and of the Administration of TsK KPSS Affairs with the leadership of the Pergamon Press publishing company re joint publication of a daily newspaper; brief note from IE. Ligachev dispatching the material to the TsK KPSS secretaries 1988 May

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Memorandum to the TsK KPSS from IU. Skliarov, Chief of the Propaganda Department, supporting the opinion of the editorial board of Pravda (Truth) newspaper not to start publishing a joint daily newspaper with the Pergamon Press publishing house 1988 May

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Memorandum to the International Department of the TsK KPSS (N. Kovalevskii) from N. Afanasievskii, Soviet Chargé d'Affaires ad Interim to France, submitting several pages from the collection of works by IU. Andropov (prepared for publication by the Pergamon Press publishing house) in need of revision because of the changed international situation; the pages in French 1983 February

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Memorandum to the TsK KPSS from K. Dolgov, Chairman of the Board of the All-Union Agency on Copyright (VAAP), accompanying a memorandum from the Soviet Embassy in France and stating that the text of the collection of Andropov's works (not included) was corrected 1983 April

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Memorandum to the TsK KPSS from A. Cherniaev, Deputy Chief of the International Department, stating that the text of the collection of Andropov's speeches (not included) was corrected 1983 April

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Memorandum to the TsK KPSS from K. Dolgov, Chairman of the Board of the All-Union Agency on Copyright (VAAP), re publication in Great Britain of a collection of works by K. Chernenko, General Secretary of the TsK KPSS; list of the works to be included in the collection 1984 February

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Memorandum to the TsK KPSS from A. Vvedenskii, First Deputy Chairman of the Board of the All-Union Agency on Copyright (VAAP), re publication in Great Britain of a collection of works by D. Ustinov, Member of the TsK KPSS Politburo and USSR Minister of Defense 1984 August

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Memorandum to the TsK KPSS from L. Zamiatin, Chief of the Department of Political Propaganda Abroad, requesting approval of the publication in Great Britain of a collection of works by D. Ustinov, Member of the Politburo TsK KPSS and USSR Minister of Defense; brief handwritten note 1984 September

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Memorandum to the TsK KPSS from K. Dolgov, Chairman of the Board of the All-Union Agency on Copyright (VAAP), re publication in Great Britain of a collection of works by M. Gorbachev, General Secretary of the TsK KPSS; list of the works to be included in the collection 1986 January

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Memorandum to the TsK KPSS from A. N. Yakovlev, Chief of the Propaganda Department, and A. Vlasov, Deputy Chief of the Department of Political Propaganda Abroad, requesting approval of the publication in Great Britain by the Pergamon Press publishing house of a collection of works by M. Gorbachev, General Secretary of the TsK KPSS 1986 January

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Memorandum to the TsK KPSS from N. Chetverikov, Chairman of the Board of the All-Union Agency on Copyright (VAAP), re a proposal of R. Maxwell, Chairman of the Maxwell Communications Corporation, that he organize in London an exhibition about perestroika in the Soviet Union timed to coincide with Gorbachev's visit to Great Britain; resolution of the TsK KPSS 1989 March

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Memorandum to the TsK KPSS from A. Degtiarev, Deputy Chief of the Ideology Department, and V. Falin, Chief of the International Department, re a Soviet exhibition in London; list of organizations and their leaders that approved the TsK KPSS resolution On Soviet Exhibition in London 1989 March

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Memorandum to the TsK KPSS from V. Maslennikov, Deputy Chairman of the Board of the All-Union Agency on Copyright (VAAP), re a business trip of N. Chetverikov, Chairman of the Board of the VAAP, to Great Britain to help in setting up the Soviet exhibition to be held in London April 5-9, 1989 1989 March

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Memorandum to the TsK KPSS from A. Kapto, Chief of the Ideology Department, re a business trip of N. Chetverikov, Chairman of the Board of the VAAP, to Great Britain 1989 March

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Resolution of the TsK KPSS On Soviet Exhibition in Great Britain, with the signatures of TsK KPSS secretaries, approving the resolution; distribution list for the resolution 1989 March

 

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Memorandum to the TsK KPSS from IU. Andropov, Chairman of the Committee for State Security (KGB), about a collection of reviews of the book August 1914 by A. Solzhenitsyn, being prepared under the guidance of L. Chukovskaia, member of the Union of Soviet Writers, and her daughter, IE. Chukovskaia, and naming the authors who contributed to the collection 1972 November

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Memorandum to the TsK KPSS from IU. Andropov, Chairman of the KGB, re increase in the number of marriages of Soviet artists to foreigners, behavior of those who left the Soviet Union, slander fabrications of the bourgeois propaganda about these marriages, and development of tolerant attitude to those marriages in some Soviet films 1982 November

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Memorandum to the TsK KPSS from IU. Andropov, Chairman of the KGB, re the court trial of participants in the anti-Soviet organization VSKhSON (All-Russian Social-Christian Union for the Liberation of the People), personal data of the defendants, their behavior and speeches in the court, and the sentence passed upon each defendant 1968 April

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Memorandum to the TsK KPSS from G. Belov, Chief of the Main Archival Directorate of the USSR Council of Ministers, stating that documents from the archives of the Russian gendarmerie confirm that V. Skriabin (Molotov) belonged to the Socialist-Revolutionary Party; certified copy of an excerpt from report no. 5188 of June 9, 1910, from the Chief of the Gendarme Directorate of the Police Department in Kazanskaia gubernia 1962 February

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Memorandum to the TsK KPSS from IU. Andropov, Chairman of the KGB, re a conversation at KGB headquarters with General P. Grigorenko (charged twice with anti-Soviet activity and sentenced to forced treatment in psychiatric clinics) in which Grigorenko was reprimanded for renewal of his relations with anti-Soviet elements 1976 February

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Memorandum to the TsK KPSS from IU. Andropov, Chairman of the KGB, reporting on a letter written by L. Chukovskaia in support of activities of A. Solzhenitsyn and A. Sakharov, her anti-Soviet public and literary activity, and her contacts in the Soviet Union, and suggesting that the Secretariat of the Union of Soviet Writers not give her permission to create a museum in memory of her father, K. Chukovskii, in their country house (dacha) in Peredelkino [settlement in Moscow suburb where many Soviet writers had country houses]; note from A. A. Beliaev, Deputy Chief of the Department of Culture, stating that L. Chukovskaia was not allowed to establish K. Chukovskii's museum at his dacha in Peredelkino and that L. Chukovskaia was excluded from the Union of Soviet Writers 1973 November - 1974 January

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Memorandum to the TsK KPSS from IU. Andropov, Chairman of the Committee for State Security (KGB), re the divorce of A. Solzhenitsyn and N. Reshetovskaia and the possible marriage of Solzhenitsyn to N. Svetlova, which might give him the opportunity to register for residence in Moscow; memorandum to the TsK KPSS from IU. Andropov about the divorce proceeding of A. Solzhenitsyn and N. Reshetovskaia, their speeches in court, and the assets transferred by Solzhenitsyn to Reshetovskaia; reference from N. Malshakov, Deputy Chief of the Department of Administrative Organs, stating that, upon considering Reshetovskaia's appeal, the Riazan Provincial Court reversed the judgment of the Court of Oktiabrskii raion of the city of Riazan re the divorce and that Solzhenitsyn filed an appeal to the RSFSR Supreme Court; memorandum to the TsK KPSS from IU. Andropov re the reversal of the judgment of the Court of Oktiabrskii raion of the city of Riazan, re information obtained by KGB sources that Reshetovskaia and her lawyer were preparing materials to discredit Solzhenitsyn's grounds for divorce and that the actions of Solzhenitsyn, Reshetovskaia, and her lawyer are under the KGB control 1972 June 1972 August-September

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Memorandum to the TsK KPSS from IU. Andropov, Chairman of the KGB, about the baptism ceremony for Solzhenitsyn's son and about those present at the ceremony and dinner 1972 December

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Memorandum to the TsK KPSS from V. Shauro, Chief of the Department of Culture, recommending that the actor G. Khazanov make revisions in his show Evident-Unbelievable 1982 June

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Memorandum to the TsK KPSS from V. Shauro, Chief of the Department of Culture, denouncing the performance of M. Zhvanetskii, writer-satirist, at the Central Actors Club on April 1, 1982 1982 June

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Memorandum to the TsK KPSS from A. Dedov, Chief of the Administrative Department, stating that the standing order to issue an MVD warrant to dispatch those convicted of counterrevolutionary crimes to life in exile or in a settlement in distant areas of the USSR after they have served their terms in prison or in a labor camp contradicts the law and directing that the problem be reviewed; decreeof the Presidium of the USSR Supreme Soviet directing that those convicted of counterrevolutionary crimes be sent by the Ministry of State Security to exile or to live in a settlement after serving their terms in prison or in labor camps and that state criminals released after serving their terms in prison or in labor camps after World War II also be sent into exile 1948 February 1955 March

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Memorandum to the TsK KPSS from IU. Andropov, Chairman of the Committee for State Security (KGB), re permission for departure from the USSR for General P. Grigorenko [human rights activist] 1977 November

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Memorandum to the TsK KPSS from I. Udaltsov, Chairman of the News Publishing Agency (Agenstvo pechati Novosti - APN), reporting the informational and propaganda activity conducted by the APN to discredit A. Solzhenitsyn in connection with the revocation of his Soviet citizenship 1974 February

 

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Memorandum to the TsK KPSS from A. Doluda, Deputy Chief of the Department of Cadres for Diplomatic and Foreign Trade Organs, and V. Korionov, Chief of the International Department, re a proposal from N. Belokhvostikov, Soviet Ambassador to Sweden, to promote cooperation with Estonian émigrés in Sweden (organize tours from Sweden to Estonia, with participation of Estonian émigrés, send a group of party and Soviet activists from Estonia to Sweden for propaganda purposes, and consider reducing the price of tours to Sweden) 1964 March

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Resolution of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Estonia on issues brought up in a letter from N. Belokhvostikov, Soviet Ambassador to Sweden 1964 March

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Memorandum to A. Orlov, USSR Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, from N. Belokhvostikov, Soviet Ambassador to Sweden, re measures to be taken toward Estonian émigrés in Sweden in anticipation of N. Khrushchev's visit to Sweden 1964 March

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Memorandum to A. Orlov, USSR Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, from A. Elvikh, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Latvia, re special trips from Sweden to the capitals of the Baltic states, re a decision to be made about Latvian citizens who applied for a trip to Sweden, and re feature films and documentaries produced by a Riga studio to be sent to the Soviet Embassy in Sweden 1964 March

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Memorandum to the TsK KPSS from IU. Andropov, Chairman of the KGB, re handing over to the organs of state security of East Germany and Poland a report on the counter-revolutionary underground in Czechoslovakia, prepared on the basis of intelligence information; the report signed by A. Sakharovskii, Chief of the 1st MainDirectorate of the KGB, with the following chapters: 1. Activity of anti-socialist forces before invasion of Soviet troops in Czechoslovakia, 2. Counterrevolutionary activity after the intervention of Allied armed forces,3. Counterrevolutionary forces in Czech party organs, 4. Use of the media and propaganda by counterrevolutionary elements, 5. Provocation and armed attacks against Allied troops, 6. Counterrevolutionary activity fostering nationalism within the population, 7. Prosecution of people known for their friendly attitude toward the Soviet Union or cooperation with Soviet representatives, 8. Ties between the counterrevolution in Czechoslovakia and Western subversive centers, 9. Activity of counterrevolutionary forces in the army, 10. Subversive activity of counterrevolutionary elements in the Czech Ministry of Internal Affairs after the intervention of Allied forces 1968 October

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Memorandum (to be presented orally) containing critical comments about the military and political action of August 21, 1968 [intervention of Allied troops in Czechoslovakia], and drafting measures to improve the situation there (top secret, the only copy), unsigned undated

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Protocol No. 67 of the TsK KPSS Presidium approving draft decrees of the Presidium of the RSFSR Supreme Soviet and of the Presidium of the USSR Supreme Soviet restoring the territory of the Chechen-Ingush Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic (two identical copies) 1957 January

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Decree of the Presidium of the RSFSR Supreme Soviet On the Restoration of the Chechen-Ingush Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic and Abolition of the Groznenskaia oblast undated

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Decree of the Presidium of the USSR Supreme Soviet On Transfer of Part of the Territory of Dushetskii and Kazbegskii Raions from the Georgian SSR to the RSFSR 1957 January

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Report On Complex of Measures for Increase in the Effectiveness of Economics, Improvements in Planning, and Acceleration of Progress in Science and Technology , approved by top authorities in economics, planning, science, and engineering, with cover letter signed by them; memorandum with comments on the report by N. Baibakov; memorandum with comments on the report by V. Kolesnikov; memorandum with comments on the report by S. Sitarian; memorandum to V. Kirillin (State Committee for Science and Technology) from B. Sukharevskii, Deputy Chairman of the State Committee for Labor and Social Matters, with his comments on the report 1979 December

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Extract from the minutes of the TsK VKP(b) Politburo approving a draft decree of the Presidium of the USSR Supreme Soviet on abolishing the Kalmyk Autonomous Socialist Republic and establishing Astrakhanskaia oblast within the RSFSR; thedraft(?) decree abolishing the Kalmyk ASSR and evicting Kalmyks from the territory of their republic 1943 December

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Extract from the minutes of the TsK KPSS Presidium approving a draft decree of the Presidium of the USSR Supreme Soviet canceling the restriction on the place of residence of Kalmyks evicted from their native land and directing that KPSS committees of krais and oblasts in the areas of current Kalmyk residence provide them with jobs, thus preventing their return to their native land; the decree of the Presidium of the USSR Supreme Soviet canceling the obligation of Kalmyk people and members of their families to register for special residence under administrative surveillance, and stating that these actions did not give Kalmyks the right to claim return of property confiscated from them at the time of eviction 1956 March

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Extract from the minutes of the TsK KPSS Presidium approving a draft resolution of the TsK KPSS on restoration of national autonomy of the Kalmyk, Karachaev, Balkar, Chechen, and Ingush peoples; the draft resolution of the TsK KPSS; decree of the Presidium of the USSR Supreme Soviet 1956 November

 

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Extract from the minutes of the TsK VKP(b) Politburo approving a draft resolution on the status and tasks of elementary and middle schools and assigning L. Kaganovich, Secretary of the TsK VKP(b) and First Secretary of the Moscow VKP(b) Committee, A. Bubnov, People's Commissar of Education, and A. Stetskii, Chief of the Department of Agitation and Propaganda of the TsK VKP(b), to work out the final version of the resolution; final version of the resolution of the TsK VKP(b) 1931 August

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Extract from the minutes of the TsK VKP(b) Politburo approving a draft resolution of the TsK VKP(b) on use of the Ukrainian language in Dalnevostochnyi krai, in Kazakhstan, Central Asia, the Central Black Soil Area and other areas of the USSR; the resolution of the TsK VKP(b) denouncing the proposal of Ukrainian comrades to introduce mandatory use of the Ukrainian language for the media, books, and schools in a number of USSR areas 1932 December

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Extract from the minutes of the TsK VKP(b) Politburo approving a decision to announce a contest for the best elementary school textbook on USSR history (including brief treatment of world history); resolution of the USSR Council of People's Commissars (Sovnarkom) and the TsK VKP(b) on the said contest 1936 March

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Extract from the minutes of the TsK VKP(b) Politburo identifying as harmful the existence of special national schools (Finnish, Estonian, Latvian, German, English, Greek, etc.) on the territories of corresponding republics,establishing a commission to formulate directives for VKP(b) and Soviet authorities, requesting that all those schools be transformed into regular Soviet schools, and that the People's Commissariat of Education (Narkompross) submit proposals on the abolition of national pedagogical secondary schools, educational centers (doma prosveshcheniia), and other cultural and educational institutions 1937 December

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Extract from the minutes of the TsK VKP(b) Orgburo (Organizational Bureau) bringing up the issue of national schools for the consideration of the Politburo 1937 December

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Extract from the minutes of the TsK VKP(b) Politburo directing that national Soviets (German, Finnish, Korean, Bulgarian) in raions and villages be abolished and reorganized into regular Soviets 1937 December

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Resolution of the TsK VKP(b) on reorganization of national schools 1938 January

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Extract from the minutes of the TsK VKP(b) Politburo approving a draft resolution of the TsK VKP(b) and the USSR Council of People's Commissars (Sovnarkom) on mandatory teaching of the Russian language at schools located in national republics and oblasts; the resolution of the TsK VKP(b) and Sovnarkom 1938 March

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Extract from the minutes of the TsK VKP(b) Politburo re implementation of the resolution of the TsK VKP(b) and the USSR Council of People's Commissars (Sovnarkom) on teaching the Russian language in non-Russian schools in rural areas 1938 July

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Extract from the minutes of the TsK VKP(b) Orgburo (Organizational Bureau) asking that the Politburo consider the issue of teaching the Russian language in non-Russian schools in rural areas 1938 July

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Memorandum to the [TsK VKP(b)] Politburo from A. Andreev, Secretary of the TsK VKP(b), and A. Zhdanov re amendments to the resolution of the TsK VKP(b) and the USSR Council of People's Commissars (Sovnarkom) of March 13, 1939, on teaching the Russian language in non-Russian schools, specifying the number of Russian lessons per week to be introduced in rural schools scheduled to have classes seven days a week 1938 July

 

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Memorandum to L. Karakhan, Deputy Commissar of Foreign Affairs, K. Voroshilov, People's Commissar of Military and Naval Affairs, and SH. Eliava, Deputy People's Commissar of Foreign Trade, from J. Stalin denouncing a telegram from M. Okhtin about the situation in Mongolia and suggesting that Eliava's departure to Mongolia be accelerated, that a directive on Mongolia be prepared by the Mongolian Commission of the TsK and be submitted for Politburo [of the TsK VKP(b)] vote, and that L. Karakhan be instructed to prohibit M. Okhtin from sending telegrams containing more than 200 words; original memorandum, in Stalin's handwriting 1932 May

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Extract from the minutes of the TsK VKP(b) Politburo approving a telegram on Mongolia to be sent to SH. Eliava, Deputy People's Commissar of Foreign Trade, and M. Okhtin; the telegram containing directives to the Central Committee of the Mongolian People's Revolutionary Party re the political situation there 1932 June

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Distribution list for a memorandum, prepared by SH. Eliava, Deputy People's Commissar of Foreign Trade, and distributed according to Stalin's instructions, on the situation in Mongolia; the memorandum considering the following issues: importance of relations with Mongolia, special features of Mongolia, nature and role of cattle breeding in Mongolia, reasons for the insurrection, handling of the insurrection, political measures taken by the government and by the Mongolian People's Revolutionary Party, the economic situation, and participation of the Soviet Union in the Mongolian economy 1932 August

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Protocol of a meeting of the Mongolian Commission of the TsK VKP(b) Politburo, with the following agenda: approval of Eliava's (Deputy People's Commissar of Foreign Trade) report and proposals for Soviet policy toward Mongolia, fulfillment of the plan for export to and import from Mongolia, issues related to Soviet military assistance to Mongolia 1932 August

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Extract from the minutes of the TsK VKP(b) Politburo requesting that the Mongolian Commission of the TsK VKP(b) Politburo, in cooperation with J. Stalin and taking into consideration SH. Eliava's report, work out measures for handling the situation in Mongolia 1932 September

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Extract from the minutes of the TsK VKP(b) Politburo approving, with amendments, a draft resolution on Mongolia, developed by the Mongolian Commission of the TsK BKP(b) Politburo, and directing that a special commission submit to the Politburo a final plan for delivery of goods to Mongolia with established retail prices; the resolution of the TsK VKP(b) Politburo on measures to be taken re cattle breeding and agriculture, strengthening of the financial situation, improvement in transportation, development of industry, handicrafts, and commercial cooperation, organization of Soviet-Mongolian trade, improvements in communications, dispatch of Soviet specialists to Mongolia, training of Mongolian cadres, cultural services to the Soviet people working in Mongolia, delivery of goods from the Soviet Union, and a long-term loan to Mongolia 1932 November

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Extract from the minutes of the TsK VKP(b) Politburo approving, with amendments, SH. Eliava's proposals re delivery of goods to Mongolia in 1933 and directing that SH. Eliava, Deputy People's Commissar of Foreign Trade, A. Svanidze, Chairman of the Board of the Foreign Trade Bank (Vneshtorgbank), and others leave for Mongolia in the next few days; 1933 plan for export to Mongolia by the associations of the People's Commissariat of Heavy Industry (Narkomtiazhprom); plan for procurement of goods to be exported to Mongolia by associations under the People's Commissariat of Supplies (Narkomsnab) in 1933; plan for procurement of goods to be exported to Mongolia by associations of the People's Commissariat of Light Industry (Narkomlegprom) in 1933; plan for procurement of goods to be exported to Mongolia by Vsekopromsovet (Industrial Cooperation Council) in 1933 1932 November

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Memorandum to J. Stalin from SH. Eliava, Deputy People's Commissar of Foreign Trade, re the export of goods to Mongolia; draft resolution [of the TsK VKP(b)]on expediting the delivery of goods to Mongolia 1933 February

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Extract from the minutes of the TsK VKP(b) Politburo approving proposals of Voroshilov's Commission on Mongolia (Mongolian Commission of the TsK VKP(b) Politburo); directives to SH. Eliava, Deputy People's Commissar of Foreign Trade, directing that he check the implementation of the TsK VKP(b) Politburo resolutions on Mongolia by Soviet and Mongolian organizations, develop proposals for improvements in the Mongolian economy, clarify the political situation there and investigate counterrevolutionary or pro-Japanese activity, oppose agitation and economic activity of lamas by proclaiming religious freedom, reduce violation of Mongolian-Soviet borders, etc. 1933 November

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Brief memorandum of the conversation of S[talin?] and V[oroshilov?] with S. Dovchin and B. Eldev-ochir (Mongolian People's Revolutionary Party officials) re the economic, political, and military situation in Mongolia, and measures to oppose the influence of lamas there 1933 December 25

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Letter to P. Gendung from J. Stalin, with Stalin's holograph signature, giving advice on the situation in Mongolia and offering a gift of automatic rifles, which might help in the struggle against "two-legged and four-legged creatures" 1934 March

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Protocol of the meeting of the Mongolian Commission [of the TsK VKP(b) Politburo] re intensification of the work of the Mongolian People's Revolutionary Party, relations within the Mongolian leadership, increase in price of Soviet goods sold to Mongolia, personnel changes, living conditions of Soviet specialists in Mongolia, transport matters, etc. 1934 July 31

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Brief memorandum (with handwritten amendments) of a conversation between J. Stalin and a Mongolian delegation (members of the Mongolian delegation and Soviet officials who participated in the conversation are listed) re the internal situation in Mongolia (legal and ideological means of struggle against lamas, state newspapers and educational institutions, education of the monks, economic problems, cattle breeding, the political system in Mongolia, election to the leading organs of the Mongolian People's Revolutionary Party, structure and appointment of the government, unity within the Mongolian leadership, and formal recognition by other countries of Mongolian independence and its separation from China) 1934 November

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Minutes of a meeting of J. Stalin and top Soviet officials with a Mongolian delegation re Soviet-Mongolian financial and economic relations (favorable conditions for repayment of a loan from the Soviet Union, free transfer of former joint ventures to Mongolian ownership, discount on Soviet goods bought by Mongolia and increase in price of Mongolian goods sold), re establishment in Mongolia of a state monopoly on tobacco, salt, alcoholic beverages, and matches, re the Mongolian army (number of servicemen, Soviet financial assistance for maintenance of the army), and re political agreements (nonaggression pact and agreement on mutual assistance) 1934 November

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Letter to J. Stalin from the Presidium of the Central Committee of the Mongolian People's Revolutionary Party (CC MPRP) announcing approval of a loan settlement, of the signing of four Soviet-Mongolian agreements, and of valuable advice given by the leadership of the VKP(b) and the Soviet state to the Mongolian delegation; resolution of the Presidium of the CC MPRP of December 17, 1934, on a report by P. Gendung, Prime Minister of Mongolia, about the results of the Mongolian delegation's trip to Moscow; resolution of the Presidium of the CC MPRP of December 11, 1934, re settlement of all issues in dispute with the Soviet Union; the original resolution of December 17, 1934 (in Mongolian) 1934 December

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Letter (translated into Russian) to J. Stalin, V. Molotov, Chairman of the Council of People's Commissars, and K. Voroshilov, People's Commissar of Defense, from P. Gendung, Prime Minister of Mongolia, re a number of practical measures taken by the Mongolian leadership following Stalin's advice on Mongolian internal and foreign affairs, government, and army, and re improvement in economic and cultural life there; three pages of the original document in Mongolian 1935 October

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Memorandum of a conversation of J. Stalin, V. Molotov, Chairman of the Council of People's Commissars, K. Voroshilov, People's Commissar of Defense, M. Litvinov, People's Commissar of Foreign Affairs, and K. Stomoniakov, Deputy People's Commissar of Foreign Affairs, with P. Gendung, Mongolian Prime Minister, Marshal G. Demid, Mongolian Minister of War and Commander in Chief, and Namsrai, Chief of the Mongolian Security Service, criticizing Gendung for Mongolia's policy toward the army, and both Namsrai and Gendung for insufficient struggle against the lamas' counterrevolutionary activity 1935 December

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Brief handwritten memorandum of a conversation of J. Stalin, V. Molotov, Chairman of the Council of People's Commissars, K. Voroshilov, People's Commissar of Defense, M. Litvinov, People's Commissar of Foreign Affairs, and K. Stomoniakov, Deputy People's Commissar of Foreign Affairs, with P. Gendung, Mongolian Prime Minister, Marshal G. Demid, Mongolian Minister of War and Commander in Chief, and Namsrai, Chief of the Mongolian Security Service, about military assistance to be provided to Mongolia by the Soviet Union in peace and in case of war 1936 January

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Memorandum to V. Tairov, Soviet Ambassador Plenipotentiary to Mongolia, from K. Stomoniakov, Deputy People's Commissar of Foreign Affairs, reporting on meetings (December 30, 1935, and January 7, 1936) of a Mongolian delegation (P. Gendung, G. Demid, and Namsrai) in the Kremlin with J. Stalin, V. Molotov, Chairman of the Council of People's Commissars, K. Voroshilov, People's Commissar of Defense, M. Litvinov, People's Commissar of Foreign Affairs, and K. Stomoniakov, Deputy People's Commissar of Foreign Affairs, on Soviet criticism of the Mongolian leadership (especially Gendung) for Mongolian policy toward lamas, national defense, and military assistance from the Soviet Union 1936 January

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Memorandum (translated into Russian) to M. Kalinin, Chairman of the USSR Central Executive Committee (TsIK), and V. Molotov, Chairman of the Council of People's Commissars, from A. Amar, Chairman of the National Little Khural of Mongolia, and P. Gendung, Mongolian Prime Minister, requesting assistance from the USSR in weapons, ammunition, and troops to defend the achievements of the Mongolian revolution from the attacks of Japanese and Manchurian armed forces along the eastern border of Mongolia (area of the Khalkhyn Gol River); resolution (translated into Russian) of the Presidium of the Little Khural and the Council of Ministers; one page of the original document in Mongolian 1936 January

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Memorandum to J. Stalin, V. Molotov, Chairman of the Council of People's Commissars, and K. Voroshilov, People's Commissar of Defense, from P. Gendung, former Prime Minister of Mongolia, containing his greetings upon the 19th anniversary of the October revolution, self-criticism and acknowledgment of his own mistakes that led him to be dismissed from all positions in the Mongolian People's Revolutionary Party and in the government, gratitude for permission to live in the Soviet Union, and a request to be assisted in finding the correct political orientation (translated into Russian from Gendung's oral presentation) 1936 October

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Memorandum (copies to be sent to V. Molotov and K. Voroshilov) to J. Stalin, General Secretary of the TsK VKP(b), from K. Stomoniakov, Deputy People's Commissar of Foreign Affairs, accompanying a list of proposals from the Mongolian leadership submitted by A. Amar, Mongolian Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs, and stating that Amar hopes to have a meeting with Stalin in order to get directives from him similar to those given by Stalin to P. Gendung in November 1934 and January 1936; list of Mongolian proposals for Soviet-Mongolian cooperation in defense, transportation, delivery of Soviet goods, road construction, exploration of Mongolian natural resources by Soviet specialists in geology, health care, and veterinary work; K. Stomoniakov's comments on the list of proposals; memorandum to J. Stalin (copies to be sent to V. Molotov and K. Voroshilov) from K. Stomoniakov re additional proposals to increase the total number of Mongolian students in Soviet medical, veterinary, agricultural, and animal research schools 1936 November

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Memorandum of a conversation between a Mongolian delegation, headed by A. Amar, and Soviet leaders (during a reception at Molotov's office) about Amar's proposals re the Mongolian army and defense, Soviet-Mongolian trade relations, transport, and state monopoly of wells, and re his request that Soviet leaders give him advice on Mongolian internal policy 1936 December

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Memorandum of a conversation between a Mongolian delegation, headed by A. Amar, and Soviet leaders (during a reception at Molotov's apartment in the Kremlin) re the Mongolian military budget and Soviet subsidization of it (up to 30%), a Soviet loan to Mongolia and interest on it, Soviet assistance to Mongolia in road construction, and terms for signing agreements 1937 January 4

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Extract from the minutes of the TsK VKP(b) Politburo putting the People's Commissariat of Health (Narkomzdrav) in charge of treating and feeding P. Gendung [former Mongolian Prime Minister], the People's Commissariat of Internal Affairs (NKVD) in charge of Gendung's expenses and security, and the People's Commissariat of Foreign Affairs (NKID) in charge of general oversight of the services rendered to Gendung and his family 1937 February

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Handwritten message to S. Mironov, Soviet Plenipotentiary to Mongolia, M. Frinovskii, Deputy People's Commissar of Internal Affairs, and Smirnov (Soviet Embassy in Mongolia) requesting that they inform A. Amar, Chairman of the Mongolian Government, of the decision of the Soviet government to send Soviet troops to Mongolia to guard Mongolian borders 1937 August

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Memorandum to Smirnov and M. Frinovskii, Deputy People's Commissar of Internal Affairs, from J. Stalin directing that they explain to the commissars and commanders ofSoviet troops in Mongolia the political meaning and aim of bringing Soviet troops into Mongolia; original memorandum, in Stalin's handwriting 1937 August

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Ciphered telegram to J. Stalin from M. Frinovskii, Deputy People's Commissar of Internal Affairs, and Smirnov, confirming receipt of and obedience to Stalin's message 1937 September

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Ciphered telegram to J. Stalin, V. Molotov, Chairman of the Council of People's Commissars, K. Voroshilov, People's Commissar of Defense, and N. Yezhov, People's Commissar of Internal Affairs, from S. Mironov, Soviet Plenipotentiary to Mongolia, submitting a telegram adopted by the Mongolian leadership expressing the gratitude of the Mongolian people to the Soviet state and its leadership for permanent military and economic assistance 1937 December

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Memorandum of a conversation between Mironov, Chief of the Second Eastern Department of the People's Commissariat of Foreign Affairs, and Marshal KH. Choybalsan, Deputy Chairman of the Council of Ministers, re KH. Choybalsan's desire for a meeting with J. Stalin, V. Molotov, Chairman of the Council of People's Commissars, L. Kaganovich, People's Commissar of Heavy Industry, K. Voroshilov, People's Commissar of Defense, N. Yezhov, People's Commissar of Internal Affairs, and M. Frinovskii, Deputy People's Commissar of Internal Affairs, in order to ask the Soviet government for assistance in the construction of a railway line, and to express his appreciation for the assistance rendered to his country by the Soviet Union and for medical treatment that he and his family received during their stay in the Soviet Union 1938 September

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Memorandum (translated into Russian) to J. Stalin, General Secretary of the TsK VKP(b), V. Molotov, Chairman of the Council of People's Commissars (Sovnarkom), and K. Voroshilov, People's Commissar of Defense, from KH. Choybalsan, asking that the Soviet leadership assist Mongolia in constructing brickworks and an auto repair shop and send an instructor to the Central Committee of the Mongolian People's Revolutionary Party, an instructor to the Central Committee of the Revolutionary Union of Mongolian Youth, an instructor for agitation, propaganda, and press, three specialists in social sciences, forty doctors, forty nurses, and ten pharmacists, one specialist in planning, three specialists in gold mining, and a team to participate in developing textbooks on political science, the party code, and the constitution of the country; original memorandum in Mongolian undated

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Ciphered telegram to M. Litvinov, People's Commissar of Foreign Affairs, from Skripko, submitting an appeal to J. Stalin from the Presidium of the Central Committee of the Mongolian People's Revolutionary Party, expressing the gratitude of the Mongolian people to Stalin for the warm reception given to the Mongolian delegation in the Soviet Union and for the assistance rendered to Mongolia by the Soviet government 1939 February

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List of issues submitted by KH. Choybalsan, Mongolian Minister of Internal Affairs, to be discussed with leaders of the Soviet government (party work, the Mongolian constitution, cattle breeding, and construction of a railway road, a meat-processing factory, a cement plant, and an auto repair shop), with Stalin's handwritten note across the page and marginal notes 1939 December

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Memorandum of a conversation between J. Stalin and KH. Choybalsan, Prime Minister of Mongolia, re an agreement on friendship and mutual assistance between the USSR and Mongolia, work with Mongolian tribes in Inner Mongolia, (part of China), and Sino-Mongolian relations after the establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries 1946 February

 

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Reel 1.1009, File 1

One page of the Protocol of a meeting of the Small Council of People's Commissars (Malyi Sovnarkom) re a draft agreement between the People's Commissariat of Post Offices and Telegraph and the (Danish) Great Northern Telegraph Society, re reduction of the number of employees of the Workers' and Peasants' Inspection, and re a draft resolution on raising the age limit of those obliged to participate in sanitary works and removal of snow; two copies of a resolution of the Small Council of People's Commissars requesting that the People's Commissariat of Post Offices and Telegraph, upon approval of relevant departments, develop a detailed draft agreement with the Great Northern Telegraph Society, without reference to the concession of 1906 1921 March

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Note submitted by Grachev, Inspector of the Main Committee for Concessions, to a meeting of the Council of People's Commissars (Sovnarkom) on providing the Great Northern Telegraph Society with a second iron communication line between Leningrad and Khabarovsk and with a bronze communication line between Khabarovsk and Vladivostok as an additional provision to the agreement between the society and the People's Commissariat of Post Offices and Telegraph (with distribution list) 1928 July

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Extract from the minutes of the Council of People's Commissars (Sovnarkom) (two identical copies) approving a second iron communication line between Leningrad and Khabarovsk for the Great Northern Telegraph Society as an additional provision to the agreement between the society and the People's Commissariat of Post Offices and Telegraph 1928 July

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Addendum to the concession agreement between the Great Northern Telegraph Society and the People's Commissariat of Post Offices and Telegraph specifying the terms of theinstallation of an additional iron communication line between Leningrad and Khabarovsk and of a bronze communication line between Khabarovsk and Vladivostok 1928 August

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Report of May 1931 on the activity of the Great Northern Telegraph Society concession enterprise with cover letter to the Main Committee for Concessions from H. Christiansen(?), representative of the society; report of August 1931 on the activity of the Great Northern Telegraph Society concession enterprise with cover letter to the Main Committee for Concessions from H. Christiansen(?), representative of the societyt 1931 January 1-March 31 1931 April 1-June 30 1931 May 1931 August

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List of acting concessions and of the institutions overseeing them 1936 February 15

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Memorandum to Golubev, Deputy Plenipotentiary for Repatriation of the Council of People's Commissars (Sovnarkom), from V. Beliaev, Chief of the Consular Department of the People's Commissariat of Foreign Affairs, re a request from the Danish mission to issue exit visas to Danish citizens who escaped from the German concentration camp for communists in Stuthof; memorandum to V. Beliaev from General Basilov, Deputy Plenipotentiary for Repatriation of the Council of People's Commissars (Sovnarkom); memorandum to M. Vetrov, Chief of the 5th European Department of the People's Commissariat of Foreign Affairs, from General Basilov 1945 May

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List of Allied prisoners of war and internees departing from the Odessa transit camp to the city of St. Valentin 1946 February

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Memorandum to Golubev, Deputy Plenipotentiary for Repatriation of the Council of People's Commissars (Sovnarkom), from General Krivenko, Chief of the Main Directorate for POW and Internee Affairs (Glavnoe upravlenie po delam voennoplennykh i internirovannykh - GUPVI) of the People's Commissariat of Internal Affairs (NKVD), stating that 23,217 prisoners of war and internees of different nationalities held in NKVD camps are scheduled for departure in May, and requesting instructions about where they could be handed over to the authorities responsible for repatriation 1946 March

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List of foreign repatriates handed over to a representative of the French Department for Repatriation in Berlin inFebruary and March 1946, with their names, dates of birth, and last place of stay 1946 March

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Memorandum to Colonel Gavrilov, Chief of the Department for Administration of the Plenipotentiary for Repatriation of the USSR Council of Ministers, from General Ratushnyi, Deputy Chief of the MVD Main Directorate for POW and Internee Affairs (Glavnoe upravlenie po delam voennoplennykh i internirovannykh - GUPVI), stating that there are 177 prisoners of war (with indication of their nationalities) in camp no. 60 in Frankfurt an der Oder who were not admitted to camp no. 232 for further repatriation and requesting that directives be issued to admit them 1946 April

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Memorandum to General Golubev, Deputy Plenipotentiary for Repatriation of the USSR Council of Ministers, from Colonel A. Parshinskii, Acting Chief of the Directorate for Repatriation attached to the Military Council of the Central Group of Troops, and Major Skablevich, Chief of the Department for Registration and Statistics of the same Directorate, submitting lists of foreign prisoners of war and internees to be handed over to the Allied command; list of foreign citizens handed over to the Allied command from the camps of the Central Group of Troops, with the indication of the number of people of each nationality and the place from which they were dispatched to the camps of the Central Group of Troops 1946 May

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List of prisoners of war of Danish nationality who were handed over to a representative of the Danish Mission for Repatriation of the Danish Army by a representative of the Red Army in the city of St. Valentin 1946 June

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Memorandum to M. Vetrov, Chief of the 5th European Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, from General Basilov, Assistant Plenipotentiary for Repatriation of the Council of Ministers, complaining about the refusal of the Danish consul to accept five Danish citizens (former prisoners of war) and requesting that General Golubev clarify the matter with the Danish Government; memorandum to M. Vetrov from Basilov stating that Danish citizens were handed over to the Danish consul on December 28, 1946 1947 January

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Memorandum to M. Vetrov, Chief of the 5th European Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, from General Basilov, Assistant Plenipotentiary for Repatriation of the USSR Council of Ministers, stating that six Danish citizens who were former prisoners of war and who were not accepted by the Danish consulate in Vienna escaped from the transit camp in St. Valentin 1947 February

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Memorandum to General Golubev, Deputy Plenipotentiary for Repatriation of the USSR Council of Ministers, stating that 913 prisoners of war (with indication as to the number of each nationality) are kept in the camps of Kiev, Kharkov,and Odessa, and are prepared to be moved to camp no. 186 in Lustdorf for repatriation; memorandum to the Chief of the MVD Main Directorate for POW and Internee Affairs (Glavnoe upravlenie po delam voennoplennykh i internirovannykh - GUPVI), from General Basilov, Assistant Plenipotentiary for Repatriation of the USSR Council of Ministers, stating that Danes, Norwegians, Finns, Turks, Gypsies, and Jews should not be dispatched to the Odessa camp, because Norwegians and Finns should depart from the city of Vyborg and Danes through Germany, because the Turkish Government does not admit Turks, and because Jews and Gypsies are not foreigners and are not subject to repatriation 1947 April-May

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Memorandum to General Golubev, Deputy Plenipotentiary for Repatriation of the USSR Council of Ministers, from General T. Filippov, Chief of the MVD Main Directorate for POW and Internee Affairs (Glavnoe upravlenie po delam voennoplennykh i internirovannykh - GUPVI), requesting directives on the immediate extradition, upon request of the Danish Mission in the USSR, of the Danish citizen K. Knutz(?), wanted for criminal proceedings for his crimes during World War II; memorandum to General T. Filippov from General Golubev stating that K. Knutz(?) was released from camp no. 69 and sent to the place of his residence in Denmark 1947 June-July

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Statement on the repatriation of foreign citizens and prisoners of war in 1945-1951 with indication as to the total number of repatriated people of each nationality, number of people liberated from German captivity, and number of prisoners of war and internees in each year and during the whole time period, and as to reimbursement for expenses incurred by the Soviet Union during the repatriation of foreign citizens (this part incomplete) undated

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Reel 1.1009, File 1

Cover letter to the TsK KPSS from V. Tereshkin, Deputy Chief of the International Department, submitting a letter from the Central Committee of the Japanese Communist Party (JCP) and a report on the situation in the JCP; the letter to the TsK KPSS from the Central Committee of the JCP, expressing gratitude for the financial assistance received by the JCP from the communist parties of the Soviet Union and China and expressing concerns about the political situation in the JCP after its 4th National Conference and with the financial situation in the JCP resulting from the financial activity of Shigeo Shida; the report (translated into Russian) on the situation in the JCP, containing criticism of the Tokyo party organization, of its leadership, and of anti-JCP activity of former party leaders, presenting information on the preparation of a new program and a new JCP code, on fund-raising, etc., and explaining difficulties with distribution of Akahata (Red Flag) newspaper; original report in Japanese 1957 October

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Memorandum of a conversation between K. Krutikov, Counselor of the Soviet Embassy in China, and Lo Min(?), member of the Japanese Communist Party, re the political and economic situation in Japan, the JCP and its prospects in the coming parliamentary elections, the state of workers' movement, and the importance of Japanese-Chinese trade relations 1958 January

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Memorandum of a conversation between K. Krutikov, Counselor of the Soviet Embassy in China, and Lo Min(?), member of the Japanese Communist Party, re the political situation in Japan, economic difficulties, the reaction of Japan to measures taken by the Chinese government to establish economic, trade, and cultural relations with Japan, and prospects for Chinese-Japanese relations 1958 June

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Cover letter to the TsK KPSS (B. Ponomarev) from S. Antonov, Soviet Chargé d'Affaires ad Interim in China, transmitting a letter to the TsK KPSS from Japanese friends; the letter (in Japanese); statement re the request from Lo Min, representative of the Japanese Communist Party in China, that Soviet authorities invite Takakura Teru(?), Japanese writer and member of the JCP, residing in China, to the Conference of Writers from Asia and Africa in Tashkent so that he can apply for a Japanese visa at the Japanese Embassy in the Soviet Union, thus ensuring his legal return to Japan 1958 September-October

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Cover letter to the TsK KPSS (V. Kovazhenkov) from S. Antonov, Soviet Chargé d'Affaires ad Interim in China, transmitting a letter from Lo Min re the arrival of Taka Kurateru [Takakura Teru?] at the Congress of Writers in Tashkent, with handwritten note from V. Kovazhenkov stating that Takakura Teru was present at the Congress of Writers in Tashkent and left for Peking; the letter from Lo Min (in Japanese) 1958 September

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Memorandum of a conversation between V. Sanfirov, First Secretary of the Soviet Embassy in China, and Lo Min, representative of the Japanese Communist Party in China, re request to authorize a visit to Moscow of Yanagisave Yasyo(?), representative of the Nippon Danba News telegraph agency (Japan), for negotiations on television program exchange between Japan and the Soviet Union, and re improvement in Sino-Japanese relations 1961 February

Reel 1.1009, File 7

FQuestionnaire (in German) containing personal data of A. Schmidt, citizen of the Netherlands, member of the Communist Party and of the Young Communists League of the Netherlands, dispatched to the International Lenin School 1933 December

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Autobiography of H. J. Averink (Annie Schmidt), citizen of the Netherlands, member of the Communist Party and of the Young Communists League of the Netherlands, her social origin and political and professional activity. undated

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Memorandum to the Central Committee of the Chinese Communist Party (CPC) from the Communist Party of the Netherlands (CPN) appointing H. J. van Ommeren-Averink to represent the CPN in a discussion about Indonesia 1950 September

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Memorandum of a conversation between N. Kosov, First Secretary of the Soviet Embassy in the Netherlands, and Anna Averink, Dutch communist, re the negative impression that A. Averink gained during her visit to the Soviet Union and re a telegram that was sent to US President Eisenhower and N. Khrushchev, Chairman of the USSR Council of Ministers, by a group of Dutch public activists 1959 October

Reel 1.1009, File 11

Memorandum to the TsK KPSS from IU. Andropov, Chairman of the Committee for State Security (KGB), assessing the response of the Soviet people to the report of L. Brezhnev, General Secretary of the TsK KPSS, at the meeting in the Kremlin in honor of the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics 1973 January

Reel 1.1009, File 12

Memorandum to N. Khrushchev from V. Semichastnyi, Chairman of the KGB, stating that KGB archival materials do not contain documents confirming the involvement of Academician T. Lysenko in the arrest and trial of Academician N. Vavilov, former Vice President of the All-Union Academy of Agricultural Sciences; memorandum to the TsK KPSS from IU. Andropov, Chairman of the KGB, re confiscation of the copies of Lysenko's report On the Situation in the Biological Sciences from T. Lysenko's family in order to prevent the transfer of the report abroad where it could be used in a manner unfavorable to the Soviet Union 1964 September 1976 December

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Memorandum to the TsK KPSS from V. Semichastnyi, Chairman of the KGB, assessing the response in the Soviet Armed Forces to the report presented by L. Brezhnev, General Secretary of the TsK KPSS, at the meeting in the Palace of Congresses in honor of the 20th anniversary of V-E Day 1965 May

Reel 1.1009, File 14

Memorandum to the TsK KPSS from M. Zakharov (General Staff), re the possible transport of American prisoners of war in Vietnam by Aeroflot charter flights from Peking to any city in Western Europe (via Moscow) and from Hanoi to Paris or any other Western capital (via Moscow); two brief handwritten notes 1971 July

Reel 1.1009, File 15

Memorandum to the TsK KPSS from B. Bugaev, Minister of Civil Aviation, approving the establishment of charter flights to Western Europe from Hanoi and disapproving those from Peking 1971 July

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Memorandum to the TsK KPSS from V. Chebrikov, Chairman of the KGB, approving the establishment of charter flights from Hanoi to Paris and advising that the USSR Ministry of Foreign Affairs discuss the matter with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of North Vietnam 1971 July

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Memorandum to the TsK KPSS from N. Savinkin, Chief of the Department of Administrative Organs, O. Rakhmanin, Deputy Chief of the Department for Liaison with Communist and Workers Parties of Socialist Countries, and R. Ulianovskii, Deputy Chief of the International Department, raising objections to the possible establishment of charter flights to transport American prisoners of war from Hanoi to Paris. See also files 14-16 of this opis 1971 August

 

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Reel 1.1010, File 1

Extract from the minutes of the TsK KPSS Politburo approving an analysis of the situation in Poland provided by L. Brezhnev, General Secretary of the TsK KPSS, establishing a commission of the TsK KPSS to monitor the situation in Poland and to draft proposals for the Politburo re measures that might be taken by the Soviet Union toward Poland 1980 August

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Extract from the minutes of the TsK KPSS Politburo approving theses for a discussion with representatives of the Polish leadership; the theses addressing the following issues: the situation in Poland, agreement with the "joint strike committees" in Gdansk and Szczecin, preparation of a counterattack and restoration of control by the Polish United Workers' Party (PUWP) over the people and working class, strengthening of the leading role of the PUWP and its control over propaganda and the media, reform of trade union activity, and restoration of socialist law and order 1980 September

Reel 1.1010, File 3

Extract from the minutes of the TsK KPSS Politburo approving conclusions of the report on the situation in Poland presented by the commission of the TsK KPSS Politburo and authorizing measures to be taken to assist the leadership of the Polish United Workers' Party (PUWP) in strengthening the organizational and ideological work of the PUWP; the report on the internal situation in Poland and in the PUWP; list of measures for strengthening Soviet influence on the situation in Poland 1981 April

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Memorandum of a telephone conversation between L. Brezhnev and W. Jaruzelski, after the election of W. Jaruzelski as First Secretary of the Central Committee of the Polish United Workers' Party, with a cover letter to the TsK KPSS from L. Brezhnev 1981 October

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Extract from the minutes of the TsK KPSS Politburo re reception in the Soviet Union of a delegation from the Polish United Workers' Party and the Polish government and re an oral message to W. Jaruzelski from L. Brezhnev; instructions to the Soviet ambassador to Poland directing that he meet W. Jaruzelski and transmit to him a message from L. Brezhnev denouncing Jaruzelski's policy toward Solidarity (Solidarnosc) and suggesting that he put more effort into fighting the counterrevolution 1981 November

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Working record of a meeting of the TsK KPSS Politburo re the situation in Poland, Polish economics, Soviet economic assistance to Poland, and discussion of the introduction of a state of emergency or military dictatorship in Poland, and of the possibility of sending Soviet troops to Poland 1981 December

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Extract from the minutes of the TsK KPSS Politburo approving instructions to the Soviet ambassadors to Bulgaria, Hungary, East Germany, Mongolia, Czechoslovakia, Cuba, North Vietnam, and Laos re the situation in Poland to be transmitted to the leadership of these states; the instructions (copy to be sent to the Soviet ambassador to Poland) 1981 December

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Statement on Soviet economic assistance to Poland in 1980-1981(totaling $2,934,000,000) 1982 September

 

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Memorandum to the TsK KPSS from N. Dudorov, Minister of Internal Affairs, re his reception of T. Gede, Polish Ambassador to the Soviet Union, and M. Popiel, Polish Representative for Repatriation in the USSR, re repatriation of Poles; memorandum of a conversation of N. Dudorov with Gede and Popiel about the process of repatriation of Polish citizens, text of instructions to local MVD organs, list of documents that could be accepted by the MVD as confirmation of the Polish origin of repatriates, the monthly number of those allowed to repatriate, complaints of repatriates about delays in obtaining MVD permission for repatriation, and the process of repatriation of inmates of prisons and labor camps 1957 August

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Memorandum to the TsK KPSS from N. Dudorov, Minister of Internal Affairs, re fulfillment of the agreement between the Soviet Union and Poland on repatriation of Polish citizens, with indication of the number of people in each Soviet republic and total number of people in each month granted permits for repatriation, and re release and repatriation of inmates of labor camps and prisons; memorandum of a conversation between Dudorov and W. Wicha, Polish Minister of Internal Affairs, regarding repatriation to and resettlement in Poland of the repatriates 1957 December - 1958 January

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Memorandum from V. Vakhrameev, Soviet Consul General in Gdansk, re an anti-Soviet and anti-socialist meeting in Gdansk on May 3, 1980, activity of the people at the meeting, names of speakers, topics of their speeches, slogans, and actions of the organs of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Poland 1980 May

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Statement signed by P. Timofeev, Counsel to the Soviet Consulate General in Szczecin, about anti-Soviet actions of anti-socialist groups in Szczecin in April 1980 (attemptsto hold a meeting with prayers for "Katyn victims" at the Szczecin cemetery, procedure of the meeting, leaflets, and actions taken by the Szczecin authorities) 1980 May

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Political memorandum from V. Vakhrameev, Soviet Consul General in Gdansk, re events on the Gdansk coast and other provinces of the Gdansk Consulate General district in August 1980 (strikes of industrial enterprises, of the Gdansk dockyard, and of transportation workers, economic and political demands of the joint strike committee, its leaders, actions taken by the authorities, and terms for settling the strike); list of demands put forth by striking workers and submitted by the joint strike committee 1980 September

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Memorandum from B. Zelenov, Consul of the Soviet Consulate General in Gdansk, re activity of opposition elements on the Gdansk coast in a new social and political situation (increase in number of strikes and opposition meetings, leaders of the opposition movement, objectives of the opposition movement, new movements and organizations that joined the opposition actions of the Solidarity independent trade union) 1980 November

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Resolution of the TsK KPSS on results of the visit of W. Jaruzelski, First Secretary of the Central Committee of the Polish United Workers' Party and Chairman of the State Council of Poland, on April 21-22, 1987, defining prospects for Soviet-Polish cooperation; brief note dispatching the resolution to TsK KPSS Politburo members and candidate members and to TsK KPSS secretaries 1987 April

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Memorandum to the TsK KPSS from V. Bakaev, Minister of the Merchant Marine, re detention of the Soviet Tuapse tanker by the Taiwanese Navy, return of 29 members of the crew, their account of their stay in Taiwan (living conditions, torture, humiliations by Taiwanese authorities, their attempts to force Soviet seamen to file for political asylum) 1955 August

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Appeal to N. Bulganin, Chairman of the USSR Council of Ministers, and N. Khrushchev, First Secretary of the TsK KPSS, from the Tuapse tanker seamen 1955 August

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Urgent telephone message (sent via high frequency communication line) to the USSR Ministry of Foreign Affairs from Lomakin, Chargé d'Affaires ad Interim in China, re the arrival of seamen from the Tuapse tanker in Moscow 1955 July

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Memorandum of a conversation of A. Likhachev, Counselor of the Soviet Embassy in Israel, and V. Lavrov, Attaché of the Soviet Embassy in Israel, with Y. Tsaban, First Secretary of the Central Committee of the Young Communists League of Israel, and B. Gnezdovich, Secretary of the Central Committee of the Young Communists League of Israel, re B. Gnezdovich's impressions as a participant in the 16thCongress of the VLKSM (All-Union Young Communists League) in Moscow and re activity of the Young Communists League of Israel in anticipation of the Youth Festival in Helsinki 1962 May

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Memorandum of a conversation between N. Slepov, Second Secretary of the Soviet Embassy in Israel, and Y. Tsaban, First Secretary of the Young Communists League of Israel, re participation of members of the Young Communists League of Israel in summer student classes in Kiev (Ukraine) 1963 July

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Memorandum (translated into Russian) to the TsK KPSS from M. Vilner, Secretary of the Politburo of the Communist Party of Israel, denouncing the National Congress of the Y. Tsaban (or Zaban) faction that split off from the Young Communists League (YCL) of Israel and denouncing the provocative actions of the faction; two copies of the same memorandum in English; memorandum (translated into Russian) to the TsK KPSS from B. Gonen, General Secretary of the Central Committee of the YCL, and G. Toubi, Secretary of the CC YCL; the same memorandum in English 1967 February-March

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Memorandum to the TsK KPSS from S. Bannikov, Deputy Chairman of the Committee for State Security (KGB), transmitting a letter sent to the writer M. Sholokhov by the writer and translator A. Kosterin, with Kosterin's personal data; the letter to M. Sholokhov from A. Kosterin, criticizing Sholokhov for his speech about freedom of press at the 23rd Congress of the KPSS 1967 July 1967 September

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Memorandum to the TsK KPSS from P. Reshetov, Deputy Chief of the Department of Information, and A. Dmitriuk, Deputy Chief of the Propaganda Department, asking for approval of the publication in the USSR, at the request of the National Liberation Front (NLF) of South Vietnam, of a leaflet in English, French, and Spanish about the losses of "American aggressors" during the "dry seasons" (1965/1966 and 1966/1967) to be distributed by the NLF through channels without indication as to the place of publication; text (in Russian) of the leaflet 1967 June

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Memorandum to the TsK KPSS and L. Brezhnev from Marshal A. Grechko, USSR Minister of Defense, reporting on the measures taken by Soviet air defense troops in Vietnam to fight American F-111 planes and about one F-111 plane brought down by a Soviet SA-75M (Dvina) anti-aircraft missile 1968 April

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Memorandum to K. Rusakov (Department of the TsK KPSS) from S. Chervonenko, Soviet Ambassador to Czechoslovakia, about the reaction in Czechoslovakia to the game between the Soviet and Czech hockey teams and suggesting that all games between Soviet and Czech teams be temporarily banned;memorandum, signed by IU. Zhuravlev, Second Secretary of the Soviet Embassy in Czechoslovakia, and I. Ivashchenko, Third Secretary of the Soviet Embassy in Czechoslovakia 1967 April

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Memorandum to the TsK KPSS (A. Blatov) from P. Ivashutin re anti-Soviet marches, meetings, and disturbances in Czech cities where Soviet troops were stationed in connection with the Soviet-Czech hockey game on March 28, 1969 1969 March

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Report of the Soviet Embassy in Czechoslovakia on the result of the World and European Hockey Championships in Prague (April 26-May 14, 1978) re the behavior of Soviet and Czech hockey players during the games, reaction of the Czech press and public to the victory of the Soviet team, and related issues 1978 June

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Memorandum to the TsK KPSS from IU. Andropov, Chairman of the KGB, re the appeal of Academician A. Sakharov (signed by more than fifty human rights activists and sent to the West with the help of IE. Bonner, Sakharov's wife) to grant amnesty to political prisoners in the Soviet Union in honor of the adoption of a new Soviet constitution 1977 June

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Memorandum to the TsK KPSS from IU. Andropov, Chairman of the KGB, re the arrest of and criminal proceedings against G. Snegirev, former director of the Kiev Documentaries Studio and member of the Union of Soviet Writers and Union of Soviet Cinematographers, for his anti-Soviet writings, letters, connections with foreign anti-socialist Kontinent (Continent) magazine and with foreign journalists accredited to Moscow; application to the USSR government from Snegirev containing Snegirev's renunciation of Soviet citizenship and the reasons for his decision 1977 July 1977 September

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Memorandum to the TsK KPSS from IU. Andropov, Chairman of the KGB, re investigation of the case against the writer G. Snegirev 1977 December

 

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Copy of the performance evaluation of Colonel Vasilii Stalin [J. Stalin's son], with his personal data, education, and job history 1945 July

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Copy of a memorandum (confidential) to S. Kruglov, Minister of Internal Affairs, from I. Serov, Deputy Minister of Internal Affairs, about the interrogation of the commandant of the Sachsenhausen concentration camp and the commander of the guard battalion of the same camp, re detention of IA. Dzhugashvili [J. Stalin's son and V. Stalin's half- brother] in the camp and the circumstances of his death 1946 September

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Copy of the protocol of the interrogation of V. Stalin with his confirmation that as the Commander of the Air Forces of the Moscow Military District he embezzled government money, that he paid excessive attention to sports teams and sportsmen instead of carrying out his duties, that he discredited himself by drinking and by having affairs with women from the ranks of the Air Forces, and that he participated in many scandalous incidents, purchase of personal clothes, valuables, etc., paying for these personal items with hard currency appropriated by the government for the budget of the Air Forces 1953 May

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Memorandum to G. Malenkov (Presidium of the USSR Supreme Soviet) from S. Kruglov, Minister of Internal Affairs, re the trial of V. Stalin and charges against him 1953 August

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Memorandum to the TsK KPSS from A. Shelepin, Chairman of the Committee for State Security (KGB), and R. Rudenko, Prosecutor General, suggesting that V. Stalin be amnestied from prison because of multiple diseases, without serving the full term and with a clean record, that he be granted a three-room apartment in Moscow, a pension of 300 rubles per month, a cash grant of 30,000 rubles, and a free three-month treatment in a sanatorium, and that his personal property be returned to him 1960 January

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Memorandum to the TsK KPSS from A. Shelepin, Chairman of the KGB, and R. Rudenko, Prosecutor General, suggesting that V. Stalin, after finishing his full prison term (April 28, 1961), be sent into exile (by a resolution of the USSR Supreme Soviet, a violation of legal procedure) in the city of Kazan [closed to foreigners' visits] and be tried if he left the city, that he be granted a one-room apartment there and a pension of 150 rubles, that he be offered (after improvement of his health) work at the aviation plant in Kazan, and that his family name on a new passport be changed 1961 April

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Memorandum to the TsK KPSS from V. Semichastnyi, Chairman of the KGB, reporting that V. Dzhugashvili (Stalin) died on March 19, 1962, in Kazan as a result of alcoholic poisoning, and suggesting that he be buried without military honors in Kazan and that his immediate family be informed about his death 1962 March

 

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Resolution of the Council of People's Commissars (Sovnarkom) on policy toward prisoners of war (POWs) of Ukrainian, Belorussian, Czech, and Polish origin, conditions of their stay in concentration camps, difference in treatment of enlisted men and officers, distribution of POWs in different camps (with the names of oblasts where the camps are located) 1939 October

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Resolution of the Council of People's Commissars on the admittance to the Soviet Union of servicemen from the former Polish army interned in Lithuania (number of internees admitted each day, location of checkpoints,distribution in the camps by nationality, place of residence, and rank of internees, establishment of a governmental commission for admittance, expenses for reception and transportation of internees) 1939 November

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Instruction of the People's Commissariat of Internal Affairs on the procedure for resettling Polish "osadniks" [Poles from the former territory of Poland that was annexed by the Soviet Union as a result of the Ribbentrop-Molotov Pact] directing that the "osadniks" be forced to leave the Ukraine and Belorussia the same date (to be appointed by NKVD) without their property and be allowed to take with them only their personal belongings, and containing instructions to the related organizations re transportation, food supplies, and health care to the "osadniks," indicating the oblasts and krais where the "osadniks" are to perform timber cutting and the procedure for their settlement 1939 December

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Resolution of the Council of People's Commissars (Sovnarkom) approving the instruction of the People's Commissariat of Internal Affairs for the procedure for resettling Polish "osadniks," indicating the people's commissariats, executive committees in krais and oblasts that are to assume responsibility for resettling the "osadniks" and approving personnel charts for officers of the People's Commissariat of Internal Affairs (NKVD) appointed to work in the localities where the "osadniks" will be resettled; the personnel charts for NKVD commandants' offices in settlements and raions 1939 December

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Statute on special settlements and on employment of the "osadniks" evicted from the western oblasts of the Ukraine and Belorussia, regulating the number of families in one settlement, the kind of labor the "osadniks" are to perform, housing for the "osadniks," administration of the settlements, responsibilities of the commandant's office, reimbursement of the expenses for maintaining the commandant's office by deducting the corresponding amount from the "osadniks" salary, criminal and administrative proceedings against violators of the regulations and labor schedule, registration of resettlers, and resettlers' salary; sample of a personal registration card for a resettler 1939 December

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Resolution of the USSR Council of People's Commissars approving the proposal of the Council of People's Commissars of Belorussia re utilization of real estate and property of resettlers 1939 December

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Resolution of the TsK VKP(b) and the USSR Council of People's Commissars authorizing the People's Commissariat of Internal Affairs to hand over to the Ministry of Nonferrous Metallurgy 5,000 families of special resettlers from the Ukraine and Belorussia to perform mining and timber-cutting labor 1940 January

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Resolution of the Council of People's Commissars (Sovnarkom), approving instructions for evicting from the western territories of the Ukraine and Belorussia the families of several categories of imprisoned Poles (former officers of the Polish army, policemen, prison governors, gendarmes, intelligence officers, former landowners, manufacturers, officials of the former Polish government, participants in counterrevolutionary and insurgent organizations, refugees from Polish territories who applied for permission to move to the territories occupied by Germany and were not admitted there, and prostitutes registered previously by the Polish police and continuing their activity) and regulating the supply of food, housing, transportation, health care, and jobs to these families (with handwritten amendments and holograph signatures of top authorities), with cover letter to V. Molotov from L. Beria; the instructions (with handwritten amendments) specifying the procedure for management of the private property and real estate of special resettlers, locations where different categories of resettlers should be sent, and related issues 1940 March-April

 

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Memorandum from N. Solodovnik, Deputy Chairman of the Committee for Information of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and S. Lapin, Chief of the 3rd European Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, submitting analyses of the plan of Western countries for establishment of "a zone of reduced tension" in Europe, with a cover letter from A. Gromyko to N. Khrushchev 1955 October

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Cover letter to B. Ponomarev (TsK KPSS) from N. Solodovnik, Deputy Chairman of the Committee for Information of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, submitting two copies of the memorandum Some Features of the Economic and Political Situation in West Germany After the War prepared by the Committee for Information of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs; the memorandum 1955 December

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Cover letter to B. Ponomarev (TsK KPSS) from N. Solodovnik, Deputy Chairman of the Committee for Information of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, submitting two copies of the memorandum On the Changes in Arrangement and Alignment of Forces Concerning War and Peace Issues Among Foreign Bourgeois Circles of the Principal Capitalist Countries (1952-1955) ; the memorandum 1955 December

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Cover letter to B. Ponomarev (TsK KPSS) from N. Solodovnik, Deputy Chairman of the Committee for Information of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, submitting two copies of the memorandum Policy of Western Powers Toward Creation of Military and Political Blocs and Imperialistic Contradictions Within Them; the memorandum 1955 December

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Memorandum to the TsK KPSS (Department of Administrative Organs) from F. Golikov, denouncing the request of a group of servicemen from the 20th Army of the Group of Soviet Troops in Germany to publish in Pravda (Truth) newspaper the pacifist Appeal of Soviet Servicemen to Servicemen of Armies of All Countries, presenting the name of the author of the appeal and his biographical data, and reporting on measures taken to denounce the appeal and pacifist spirit in the 20th Army; text of the appeal 1961 February

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Excerpt from a stenographic report of a KPSS conference of the Group of Soviet Troops in Germany re readiness for action of all troops, especially of air defense troops, accidents during training flights, international issues (four-state control over West Berlin, Soviet policy toward the unification of Germany, meeting between N. Khrushchev and US President J. Kennedy in Vienna, American-German political and economic relations, the radio and television speech delivered by President Kennedy on July 26, 1961, and his speech at the UN General Assembly on September 25,1961, the possibility of a world nuclear war, the Belgrade Conference of Non-Aligned Countries), and preparation for the 22nd Congress of the KPSS 1961 September

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Cover letter to M. Suslov (TsK KPSS) from A. Gromyko, First Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, submitting the memorandum On Possible Policy of Western Powers Toward Main International Problems at the Coming Meeting of the Heads of Government of Four Powers , prepared by the Committee for Information of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs; the memorandum 1955 July

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Memorandum of a conversation between IU. Kvitsinskii, Attaché of the Soviet Embassy in the German Democratic Republic (GDR), and P. Köttnitz(?), Reference Adviser of the Sector of Latin American Countries of the GDR Ministry of Foreign Affairs, re public speeches of members of the Chilean parliamentary delegation after their trip to socialist countries in Europe, the reaction of parliamentary members and of the government to the creation of trade relations between Chile and socialist countries, a possible trip to Chile and Uruguay of an informal delegation from the GDR, and trade relations between the GDR and Argentina 1961 January

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Cover letter to the TsK KPSS from M. Pervukhin, Soviet Ambassador to the German Democratic Republic, submitting the annotation for the document On the Elections to the Bundestag, prepared by the Politburo of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Germany (CPG) for a limited number of the leading CPG officials to ensure their understanding of the policy and tactics of the CPG toward the coming elections to the Bundestag; said annotation 1961 March

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Cover letter to the TsK KPSS from M. Pervukhin, Soviet Ambassador to the German Democratic Republic, submitting a memorandum on some aspects of work to be done by theCommunist Party of Germany (CPG) in anticipation of the elections to the Bundestag (September 17, 1961); the memorandum re establishment in the Federal Republic of Germany a new German Union of Peace (GUP) party and its policy toward the elections to the Bundestag; calendar of dates to establish GUP Land boards in the states (Lands) of the FRG; electoral program of the CPG adopted at the 10th Plenum of the Central Committee of the CPG (from Neues Deutchland newspaper of April 29 1961) 1961 April 1961 June

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Cover letter to the TsK KPSS from M. Pervukhin, Soviet Ambassador to the German Democratic Republic, submitting a memorandum (prepared by the Soviet Embassy in the GDR) on activity of the Communist Party of Germany related to the elections to the Bundestag; the memorandum 1961 November

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Report to the TsK KPSS from Marshal R. Malinovskii, Minister of Defense, and Marshal M. Zakharov, Chief of the General Staff, re the situation in East Germany and East Berlin as of September 14-15, 1961, re violation of the air space of the German Democratic Republic by two planes from the Military Air Force of the Federal Republic of Germany (FRG) and explanations given by the FRG government about the matter, and re the Check and Mate maneuvers to be held in the FRG by NATO troops; map of the flights of two FRG planes over the territory of the GDR 1961 September

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Report to the TsK KPSS from Marshal R. Malinovskii, Minister of Defense, and Marshal M. Zakharov, Chief of the General Staff, re the situation in East Germany and East Berlin as of September 15-16, 1961 (patrolling by Western troops of the border between East and West Berlin, violation of the border and of GDR air space, Check and Mate NATO maneuvers, delay in discharge of Dutch and Turkish soldiers at the end of their enlistments, dispatch of an additional anti-aircraft regiment to the British troops in West Germany; map of the air Hamburg-Berlin corridor; report to the TsK KPSS from Marshal R. Malinovskii, Minister of Defense, and Marshal M. Zakharov, Chief of the General Staff, re the situation in East Germany and East Berlin as of September 16-18, 1961 (patrolling by Western troops of the border between East and West Berlin, provocative actions and insults hurled at the GDR police by groups of people on the FRG side, violation of the Bulgarian border by a plane from Greece)(incomplete) 1961 September

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Memorandum of a conversation between IU. Kvitsinskii, Attaché of the Soviet Embassy in the German Democratic Republic (GDR), and P. Köttnitz(?), Senior Reference Adviser of the Sector of Latin American Countries of the GDR Ministry of Foreign Affairs, re the work of a commission to draft a message to be sent from W. Ulbricht, First Secretary of the Socialist Unity Party of Germany, to the heads of countries participating in the Belgrade Conference of Non-Aligned Countries to draw their attention to German problems, and re an excessive fee collected by Poland for transportation between the Soviet Union and the German Democratic Republic 1961 June

 

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Memorandum to A. Poskrebyshev, Head of the Special Section of the TsK KPSS Secretariat and of Stalin's private secretariat, from Podolskii specifying the circumstances under which he fulfilled Stalin's assignment to publish a report in Soviet newspapers on the state of health of Twardowski, Counselor of the German Embassy in the Soviet Union 1932 March

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Excerpt from the diary of Podolskii, re the attitude of the German Embassy in the Soviet Union toward the attempt upon the life of F. Twardowski, Counselor of the German Embassy in the Soviet Union 1932 March

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Excerpt from the diary of N. Krestinskii, Deputy People's Commissar of Foreign Affairs, re reception of H. Dirksen, German Ambassador to the Soviet Union, who submitted the testimony of two witnesses of the attempt upon the life of F. Twardowski, Counselor of the German Embassy in the Soviet Union, and asked questions about the investigation of the case, and re employees of the German consulate in Vladivostok 1932 March

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Excerpt from the diary of N. Krestinskii, Deputy People's Commissar of Foreign Affairs, re his conversation with S. Patek, Polish Envoy in the Soviet Union, about Patek's concerns related to the TASS press release (to be published the next day) connecting the attempt upon the life of F. Twardowski, Counselor of the German Embassy in the Soviet Union, with "some Polish citizens" who might wage a hostile anti-Soviet campaign in the Polish press 1932 March

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Memorandum of a conversation between N. Krestinskii, Deputy People's Commissar of Foreign Affairs, and S. Patek, Polish Envoy in the Soviet Union, re a request of the Polish government to release the names of Polish citizens involved in the attempt upon the life of F. Twardowski, Counselor of the German Embassy in the Soviet Union 1932 March

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Memorandum to J. Stalin, General Secretary of the TsK VKP(b), from N. Krestinskii, Deputy People's Commissar of Foreign Affairs, reporting on inquiries from Polish and German embassies in Moscow about the terrorists revealed by the investigation of the attempt upon the life of F. Twardowski, Counselor of the German Embassy in the Soviet Union, and suggesting that a decision on the indictment be adopted by the TsK VKP(b) Politburo and a court trial be scheduled 1932 March

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Memorandum of a conversation between N. Krestinskii, Deputy People's Commissar of Foreign Affairs, and S. Patek, Polish Envoy in the Soviet Union, re publications in the German press about participation of Polish citizens in the attemptupon the life of Twardowski, Counselor of the German Embassy in the Soviet Union, and re the refusal of the Polish government to issue a visa to Markov, appointed by the Soviet government as Soviet Deputy Military Attaché in Warsaw 1932 March

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Memorandum to J. Stalin, General Secretary of the TsK VKP(b), from N. Krestinskii, Deputy People's Commissar of Foreign Affairs, asking that Stalin schedule a meeting of representatives from the United Main Political Directorate (OGPU), the Supreme Court, and the People's Commissariat of Foreign Affairs (NKID) for a final discussion about the trial of the perpetrators of the attempt upon the life of Twardowski, Counselor of the German Embassy in the Soviet Union, and for final directives to be given to V. Ulrikh, Chairman of the Military Collegium of the USSR Supreme Soviet, and N. Krylenko, Minister of Justice of the RSFSR 1932 March

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Memorandum of a conversation between A. Gromyko, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the USSR, and US President J. Carter re their discussion on the development of Soviet-American relations (Soviet-American trade, human rights, emigration of Soviet Jews, international relations with respect to events in the Middle East, South Africa, Korea, Sino-American relations, Soviet relations with Western countries and American relations with socialist countries, nonproliferation of nuclear weapons, weapons sales to third parties, ban on nuclear tests, strategic arms limitation, the difference in Soviet and American interpretations of the agreement reached in Vladivostok, etc.) 1977 September

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Memorandum of a conversation between A. Gromyko, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the USSR, and US Secretary of State C. Vance re their discussion of Soviet-American relations (anti-Soviet propaganda in the United States caused by the increase in Soviet armament, Soviet support of Cuba and military actions in Africa, American military presence in Africa, violation of human rights in the Soviet Union, specific measures to be taken to reach mutual understanding and progress in Soviet-American relations, negotiations on disarmament, limitation of strategic weapons, the situation in Cyprus, and the detention in New York of two Soviet citizens who worked for the UN Secretariat) 1978 May

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Memorandum of a conversation between A. Gromyko, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the USSR, and US Secretary of State C. Vance re their discussion of negotiations on the terms and provisions of the Soviet-American agreement on the limitation of strategic offensive weapons (number of missiles allowed on a heavy bomber, Soviet planes of Backfire type, missile range allowed, terms for dismantling and terms of protocol validity, coding of telemetric data, terms of arms reduction) 1978 September 1978 October

 

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Extract from the minutes of the TsK VKP(b) Politburo declining a proposal to take Lenin's brain abroad for research and suggesting that it be examined in Russia; memorandum to the TsK VKP(b) Politburo from N. Semashko, People's Commissar of Health, and I. Tovstukha, Deputy Director of the Lenin Institute, asking for directives on the proposal of the German Professor O. Vogt to take Lenin's brain to the Neurological Institute in Berlin for research; document citing reasons for research on Lenin's brain abroad signed by Professor O. Vogt and leading Russian doctors 1925 February

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Extract from the minutes of the TsK VKP(b) Politburo approving a proposal to continue the study of Lenin's brain in Moscow, authorizing Professor Vogt and his wife and laboratory assistant to enter Russia, to bring necessary equipment, to do research on one microscopic section sample of the brain, and to take additional microscopic sections if warranted; memorandum to the Politburo from N. Semashko asking for authorization for further research on Lenin's brain in Moscow with the help of Professor Vogt 1925 February

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Extract from the minutes of the TsK VKP(b) Politburo approving a draft agreement between the Lenin Institute and Professor Vogt and making assignments related to the agreement 1925 May

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Memorandum to the TsK VKP(b) Politburo from N. Semashko, People's Commissar of Health, reporting on the work done in examining Lenin's brain and proposing to organize a Brain Institute, with Professor O. Vogt as director 1926 January

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Cover letter to Zorin(?) (illegible, poor copy) (Lenin Institute) from Kanner(?) (illegible, poor copy), Deputy Secretary of the TsK VKP(b), dispatching to Zorin, at Stalin's request, a memorandum to the Politburo of the TsK VKP(b) from I. Rudzutak, Deputy Chairman of the Council of People's Commissars, re appropriation of 154,480 rubles for maintenance of the medical commission for research on Lenin's brain from the budget of the Lenin Institute; the memorandum 1926 April

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Memorandum to A. Bubnov, Chief of the Political Directorate of the Red Army (unclear) from P. Lamkin, Military Commissar of V.N.A.(?) R.K.K.A (Workers'and Peasants' Red Army), reporting on criticism by young Soviet scholars of the activity of Professor Vogt and his disciples at the Brain Institute 1928 January

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Extract from the minutes of the TsK VKP(b) Politburo putting V. Molotov in charge of further work on Lenin's brain 1932 January

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Memorandum to [J.] Stalin (with Stalin's handwritten note on the top of the page), from A. Stetskii, Chief of the Department of Culture and Propaganda, re relations betweenProfessor Vogt and the Brain Institute, preservation of Lenin's brain, misuse by Professor Vogt of one microscopic section of Lenin's brain during his lectures in Germany, criticism of his theory by German scholars, and proposals re further relations with Professor Vogt; memorandum to Stetskii from the Director of the Association of Natural Sciences and the Director of the Institute of Psychoneurology (signatures are unclear) with their proposals for further handling of Lenin's brain and relations with Professor Vogt 1932 January

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Extract from the minutes of the TsK VKP(b) Politburo directing that the Brain Institute be restored under the Academic Committee of the USSR Central Executive Committee (TsIK), that Professor Vogt be appointed as director and S. Sarkisov as deputy director of the institute, that a group of researchers be approved by a TsK resolution, and that Comrade S. Sarkisov be sent to Berlin to conduct talks with Professor Vogt 1932 April

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Memorandum to J. Stalin from V. Miliutin, Chairman of the Committee for Scientific and Educational Institutions, describing the work done while examining Lenin's brain and requesting directives to submit to the Politburo the results of the research, to publish the results of brain research on Skvortsov-Stepanov, Pokrovskii, Lunacharskii, and others, and asking for financial support for the Brain Institute 1935 July

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Memorandum to the TsK VKP(b) and to Comrade J. Stalin from I. Akulov, Commissar of the Workers' and Peasants' Inspection and Secretary of the USSR Central Executive Committee (TsIK), re completion of work on Lenin's brain and presentation of the results at a meeting of the TsK VKP(b); memorandum to Ivan Alekseevich [Akulov] from S. Sarkisov, Acting Director of the Brain Institute, reporting completion of the research on Lenin's brain and presenting the history of the work 1936 February

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Cover letter to the TsK VKP(b) Politburo and to Comrade J. Stalin from M. Kalinin, submitting a report from S. Sarkisov, Acting Director of the Brain Institute, and a draft resolution of the TsK VKP(b) Politburo; S. Sarkisov's report re the scholarly work done while studying Lenin's brain, with reference to chronological data; draft resolution of the TsK VKP(b) Politburo establishing the commission for evaluation of the results of the research on Lenin's brain, appointing the Central Executive Committee in charge of providing the Brain Institute with special premises and equipment for safekeeping of microscopic sections and molds, and of all texts and illustrations related to the research on Lenin's brain (and brains of other famous leaders of the Soviet Union kept in the Institute) and to produce four copies of molds, texts, and illustrations to be stored at the TsK VKP(b), at the Central Executive Committee (TsIK) and the Council of People's Commissars, at the Marx-Engels-Lenin Institute, and at the Brain Institute 1936 May

 

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Extract from the minutes of the TsK VKP(b) Politburo explaining that firing the relatives of those arrested for counterrevolutionary crimes is "incorrect" and directing that A. Vyshinskii, USSR State Prosecutor, send appropriate directives to the organs of prosecution 1938 January

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Memorandum to the TsK VKP(b) and J. Stalin from V. Ulrikh, Chairman of the Military Collegium of the USSR Supreme Court, reporting on the number of people sentenced to death (1,714) and to prison (473) by the Military Collegium of the USSR Supreme Court in Moscow and by the assizes of the Military Collegium of the USSR Supreme Court in the cities of Ufa, Cheliabinsk, Novosibirsk, Krasnodar, Baku, Stalingrad, and others in July 1938; table indicating the number of people sentenced to death and to prison in Moscow and in different republics, krais, and oblasts 1938 July-August

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Extract from the minutes of the TsK VKP(b) Politburo authorizing measures proposed by the People's Commissariat of Internal Affairs (NKVD) for labor camps: stop granting parole to camps' inmates, establish incentives (better food, clothing, cash, and less strict camp rules) for those performing highly productive labor, apply severe punishment (even death penalty) to those who evade labor, and provide labor inmates with supplies of food and clothing sufficient to allow them to reach the highest productivity; memorandum to the TsK VKP(b) and J. Stalin, and to the Council of People's Commissar and V. Molotov, from V. Ulrikh, Chairman of the Military Collegium of the USSR Supreme Court, reporting on petitions from relatives of participants in right-Trotskyist and bourgeois-national organizations and in espionage, that defense attorneys be allowed to see files and be present during trials, and suggesting that defense attorneys not be allowed to see the files and be present in court 1939 June

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Extract from the minutes of the TsK VKP(b) Politburo accepting a proposal put forward by L. Beria (People's Commissar of Internal Affairs) to stop granting parole to the inmates of correctional facilities and prisons; memorandum to the TsK VKP(b) and J. Stalin, and to the USSR Council of People's Commissars (Sovnarkom) and to V. Molotov, from M. Pankratiev, USSR State Prosecutor, proposing that juvenile criminals (ages 12-16) be tried for counterrevolutionary activity by the Special Board (Osoboe soveshchanie) under the People's Commissariat of Internal Affairs (NKVD) and be sent to labor facilities for a term of up to five years; memorandum to the TsK VKP(b) and J. Stalin, and to the USSR SNK and V. Molotov, from M. Pankratiev requesting instructions for handling complaints about the ban on defense attorneys and suggesting that defense attorneys not be allowed to see files and be present in court during trials of 1937-1938 crimes 1939 June

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Memorandum to the TsK VKP(b) and J. Stalin, and to the USSR Council of People's Commissars (SNK) and V. Molotov, from Rychkov, People's Commissar of Justice, M. Pankratiev, USSRState Prosecutor, and Goliakov, Chairman of the USSR Supreme Court, suggesting that, in order to maximize secrecy, the review of cases tried by the Military Collegium be made by a troika consisting of Goliakov (chairman), Nikitchenko and Ulrikh, Deputy Chairmen of the USSR Supreme Court (members), in the presence of M. Pankratiev, and not by the Plenum of the USSR Supreme Court as required by law 1939 December

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Memorandum (copy to the TsK VKP(b) and J. Stalin) to the Council of People's Commissars (Sovnarkom) and V. Molotov, from L. Beria, People's Commissar of Internal Affairs, responding to Molotov's question about possible simplification of the legal procedure for revision of sentences imposed by the Military Collegium of the USSR Supreme Court on counterrevolutionary crimes, and stating that violation of the established legal procedure is inexpedient 1939 December

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Memorandum to the TsK VKP(b) and J. Stalin, and to the Council of People's Commissars (Sovnarkom) and V. Molotov, from M. Pankratiev, USSR State Prosecutor, suggesting a procedure for revision of the cases of innocent people sentenced to death and directing that officials responsible for illegally sentencing innocent people to death be investigated and punished 1939 December

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Internal list of documents included in the file USSR NKVD: Structure, Status, and Work, opened on May 1, 1936 and closed on September 2, 1939 1936 May 1 - 1939 September 2

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Extract from the minutes of the TsK VKP(b) Plenum authorizing a draft resolution (already approved by the Politburo) of the TsK VKP(b) Plenum Lessons to Be Learned by the NKVD from the Sabotage and Espionage Committed by Japanese-German-Trotskyist Agents presented by N. Yezhov, People's Commissar of Internal Affairs; the resolution denouncing the NKVD for unsatisfactory work in preventing sabotage and espionage and in revealing Trotskyist anti-Soviet organizations, for wrong punitive policy toward enemies of the Soviet regime, for mild conditions of imprisonment of enemies of the people, for serious mistakes in recruiting NKVD cadres and in appointing top officials, and approving measures for defeating terrorist Trotskyist gangs, for improvement of NKVD work and of the organs of state security, for reorganization of the work of railway transport under the supervision of the NKVD, etc. 1937 March

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Extract from the minutes of the TsK VKP(b) Politburo approving a new version of the Regulations for the Special Board (Osoboe soveshchanie) Under the People's Commissariat of Internal Affairs; the regulations establishing rights of the Special Board to send Soviet citizens into exile, correctional facilities, and labor camps, to deport foreign citizens found to be socially dangerous, and to send to prison those suspected of espionage, sabotage, and terrorist activity, establishing the members of the Special Board, and directing that the USSR Prosecutor participate in the sessions of the Special Board, etc. 1937 April

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Extract from the minutes of the TsK VKP(b) Politburo suggesting that the People's Commissariat of Internal Affairs (NKVD) arrest and interrogate all defectors detained on the USSR borders, that defectors found, by direct or indirect evidence, guilty of intent to spy, or to commit sabotage or other anti-Soviet acts, be tried by the Military Tribunal with a mandatory death penalty, that defectors violating the Soviet border without evil intent be tried by the Special Board and be sentenced to ten-year terms in prison, and that the People's Commissariat of Foreign Affairs, in cooperation with the NKVD, work out proposals for a revision of the USSR conventions with Iran, Turkey, and Afghanistan about their borders with the USSR 1938 January

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Extract from the minutes of the TsK VKP(b) Politburo adopting a resolution on registration, verification, and approval by the TsK VKP(b) of positions for top officials in the People's Commissariat of Internal Affairs (NKVD), the Defense Committee, the People's Commissariat of Defense, the People's Commissariat of the Navy, the People's Commissariat of Foreign Affairs, the People's Commissariat of Defense Industry, the Party Control Committee, and the Soviet Control Commission, with indication of the positions to be approved within each commissariat and commission and of the priorities and the terms of approval 1938 September

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Extract from the minutes of the TsK VKP(b) Politburo appointing a commission in charge of working out a joint resolution of the TsK [VKP(b)], the Council of People's Commissars (Sovnarkom), and the People's Commissariat of Internal Affairs on new recommendations for arrests, investigation of cases, and prosecutorial supervision over them 1938 October

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Memorandum to the VKP(b) bureaus of city, committees in oblasts and krais, and to the central committees of national communist parties from J. Stalin, Secretary of the TsK VKP(b), establishing a procedure for registration, clearance, and appointment of all top officials of local organs of the People's Commissariat of Internal Affairs by appropriate local VKP(b) committees 1938 November

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Extract from the minutes of the TsK VKP(b) Politburo approving draft directives of the TsK VKP(b) and the Council of People's Commissars to the people's commissars of internal affairs of union and autonomous republics, to the chiefs of the directorates of the People's Commissariat of Internal Affairs in oblasts and krais, to the prosecutors of krais, oblasts, and union and autonomous republics, to the prosecutors of military districts, railway and watertransport systems, to the chairmen of the USSR Supreme Court, of the supreme courts of union and autonomous republics, and of the Military Collegium of the USSR Supreme Court, to the chairmen of the tribunals of military districts, and to the secretaries of central committees of national communist parties and VKP(b) committees in oblasts and krais; the draft resolution directing a cessation of trials by "troikas," by military tribunals, and by the Military Collegium of the USSR Supreme Soviet that were established to investigate cases according to special simplified rules, and directing that prosecutors at all levels control the implementation of this resolution 1938 November

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Two identical copies of a ciphered telegram to the TsK VKP(b) and G. Malenkov from Donskoi, reporting on arrests among top officials in the Khabarovsk organs of the People's Commissariat of Internal Affairs (NKVD) made in accordance with the directive from the TsK VKP(b) and asking for help in filling the top positions in NKVD organs in oblasts with experienced and reliable personnel 1938 November

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Ciphered telegram to the TsK VKP(b) and G. Malenkov from Donskoi criticizing top officials of the directorates of the People's Commissariat of Internal Affairs in krai and specifically Gorbach, Chief of the NKVD Directorate of Khabarovskii krai, for ineffective implementation of the TsK VKP(b) directives (re registration, clearance, and appointment of top officials in local NKVD organs) and informing G. Malenkov about Gorbach's wrongdoing and opinions 1938 November

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Decree of L. Beria, People's Commissar of Internal Affairs, directing that, in accordance with the resolution of the Council of People's Commissars (Sovnarkom) and the TsK VKP(b) of November 17, 1938, On Arrests and Prosecutor's Control and Investigation, mass arrests be stopped, and outlining measures for better implementation of the resolution; list of raions in which the chiefs of NKVD organs are granted the right to make arrests sanctioned by prosecutors, provided that they immediately notify NKVD organs at higher levels; statute of the Secretariat of the Special Board (Osoboe Soveshchanie) of the NKVD; personnel structure for the Secretariat 1938 November

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Decree of the USSR Prosecutor General outlining measures to be taken by local prosecutors' offices for better implementation of the resolution of the Council of People's Commissars and the TsK VKP(b) of November 17, 1938, On Arrests and Prosecuto's Control and Investigation 1938 November

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Telegram to the TsK VKP(b) and G. Malenkov from Nevezhin, Secretary of the VKP(b) Committee of Omskaia oblast, asking instructions for familiarizing the prosecutor of Omskaia oblast with the ciphered telegram from J. Stalin and V. Molotov of January 10; unidentified document (probably verifying the text of the telegram) 1939 January

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Memorandum to the TsK VKP(b) and J. Stalin from A. Vyshinskii, USSR State Prosecutor, asking for permission to familiarize officials of the USSR Prosecutor's Office and officials of the local prosecutors' offices controlling the investigation of cases related to NKVD (People's Commissariat of Internal Affairs) organs, with the TsK VKP(b) ciphered telegram of January 10, 1939 1939 January

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Ciphered memorandum to the secretaries of VKP(b) committees in oblasts and krais and to the secretaries of central committees of national communist parties from J. Stalin, Secretary of the TsK VKP(b), authorizing them to familiarize officials of local prosecutors' offices controlling the investigation of the NKVD organs with the ciphered telegram from the TsK VKP(b) about methods of investigation 1939 January

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Extract from the minutes of the TsK VKP(b) Politburo approving a draft decree of the Presidium of the USSR Supreme Soviet establishing a procedure for canceling charges of those convicted by the former Collegium of the United Main Political Directorate (OGPU), by special boards (osobye soveshchaniia), and by "troikas" within the People's Commissariat of Internal Affairs (NKVD) 1939 April

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Internal list of documents included in the file On Camps, Prisons, and Places of Exile, opened on July 19, 1919, and closed on November 13, 1932 1919 July 19 - 1932 November 13

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Extract from the minutes of the TsK RKP(b) Politburo approving the conclusion of the commission on the events in the Butyrskaia prison, putting L. Kamenev and N. Bukharin in charge of editing the final version of material to be published and of preparing, after the consultation with F. Dzerzhinskii, a publication about the ties of SRs (members of the Socialist-Revolutionary Party) and Mensheviks with Antonov and about a plot in Petrograd; brief report on the conflict between Red Army men and political prisoners in the Butyrskaia prison, provoked by a forced move of political prisoners (SRs and Mensheviks) from the Butyrskaia prison to another facility, with handwritten note at the end of the document (probably signed by V. Molotov, illegible); cover letter to the report sent to V. Molotov from the Secretary of the People's Commissar of Education; cover letter to A. Lunacharskii, People's Commissar of Education, from Molotov's Secretary submitting the report; minutes of the commission appointed to investigate the events in Butyrskaia prison (poor original) 1921 April

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Extract from the minutes of the TsK [RKP(b)] Politburo requesting that the State Political Directorate (GPU) urgently move the most active representatives of anti-Soviet parties to special facilities in gubernias, and that the GPU continue keeping in prison Mensheviks, SRs, and anarchists arrested by the VChK (All-Russian Extraordinary Commission) 1922 February

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Memorandum to the TsK [RKP(b)] Politburo from the Deputy Chairman of the State Political Directorate (GPU) and the Chief of the Special Department(?) of the GPU insisting on moving political prisoners from the Butyrskaia prison to the Lefortovskaia prison instead of to facilities in gubernias, with Molotov's handwritten marginal note insisting on fulfilling the previous decision of the TsK RKP(b) 1922 March

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Extract from the minutes of the TsK VKP(b) Politburo directing that advance payment of 7,000,000 rubles be made to the People's Commissariat of Internal Affairs (NKVD) from the reserve of the Council of People's Commissars (Sovnarkom) to cover expenses for maintenance of seven timber-cutting labor camps; memorandum to the TsK VKP(b) Politburo from V. Molotov; resolution of the Council of People's Commissars (Sovnarkom) establishing the 1937 and 1938 plan for timber production by NKVD labor camps and the amount of capital investment to be made in developing new timber areas, and giving instructions to all related commissariats; list of food to be supplied to new labor camps; list of food, clothing, and equipment to be supplied to new labor camps; list of equipment and hardware to be supplied to new labor camps 1937 September

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Extract from the minutes of the TsK VKP(b) Politburo directing that 46,000,000 rubles be appropriated from the reserve of the Council of People's Commissars (Sovnarkom) to the NKVD as current assets for timber-cutting labor camps in order to facilitate fulfillment of the approved production program and that the State Bank (Gosbank) credit up to 35,000,000 rubles for supplies of food and fodder to timber-cutting labor camps under the People's Commissariat of Internal Affairs (NKVD) in excess of the regular three-month stock; resolution of the Economic Council of the Sovnarkom establishing a procedure for the transfer of forest tracts from the authority of the People's Commissariat of Forests to the authority of the Main Directorate of Camps (GULAG) of the NKVD 1937 October-December

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Internal list of documents included in the file On the Solovetskaia Prison opened on January 5, 1919, and closed on November 23, 1939 1919 January 5-1939 November 23

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Extract from the minutes of the TsK RKP(b) Politburo suggesting that the Central Executive Committee (TsIK) appoint a commission to investigate an incident (proisshestvie) in the Solovetskaia prison and that F. Dzerzhinskii provide information about the incident to the press (three identical copies); handwritten distribution list; memorandum to the Central Control Commission of the RKP(b) and V. Kuibyshev, and to the TsK RKP(b) and V. Molotov, from V. Menzhinskii, Deputy Chairman of the United Main Political Directorate (OGPU), and G. Bokii, member of the OGPU Collegium and Chief of the Special Department of the OGPU, reporting on the incident in the Solovetskii labor camp between the camp administration and guards and political prisoners, which resulted in the killing of five and the wounding of three political prisoners 1923 December - 1924 January

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Extract from the minutes of the TsK RKP(b) Politburo requesting that V. Kuibyshev, Chairman of the Central Control Commission of the RKP(b), and G. Chicherin, Commissar of Foreign Affairs, upon considering the conclusions of the commission that investigated the incident in the Solovetskii labor camp, make a decision on the possibility of a publication in the press relating to the events in the Solovetskii camp; cover letter to V. Molotov, Secretary of the TsK RKP(b), from A. Smirnov [head of a special commission appointed to investigate the incident in the Solovetskii labor camp] submitting for Molotov's approval a draft resolution of the special commission; report of the special commission describing the incident, listing the reasons for the deaths of seven political prisoners, blaming political prisoners for the incident, and outlining measures to be taken to avoid incidents in future 1924 April

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Extract from the minutes of the TsK RKP(b) Politburo appointing a commission (G. Zinoviev, Chairman of the Comintern, G. Chicherin, Commissar of Foreign Affairs, and V. Kuibyshev, Chairman of the Central Control Commission) to consider the expediency of publishing in the press material about the incident in the Solovetskii labor camp, and in the event of a positive decision, to write the text of the publication 1924 April

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Extract from the minutes of the TsK VKP(b) Politburo putting a commission consisting of P. Krasikov, Prosecutor of the USSR Supreme Court, R. Katanian, RSFSR State Deputy Prosecutor, and V. Menzhinskii, Deputy Chairman of the United Main Political Directorate (OGPU), in charge of providing information about the incident in the Solovetskii labor camp, suggesting that the home press should not mention the hunger strike there, etc.; memorandum to the TsK RKP(b) and I. Tovstukha from V. Menzhinskii, Deputy Chairman of the OGPU, submitting telegrams from the Solovetskii labor camp, suggesting that V. Menzhinskii and other officials who visited the Solovetskii labor camp make a report to the Politburo of the TsK RKP(b), and stating that in his judgment the hunger strike was a pretense; the telegrams from the authorities of the Solovetskii camp informing G. Bokii, member of the OGPU Collegium and Chief of the Special Department of the OGPU, about the hunger strike called by the political prisoners; memorandum to V. Molotov from G. Chicherin, Commissar of Foreign Affairs, reporting on foreign reaction (especially that of the British Labour Party) to the hunger strike in the Solovetskii camp 1924 October

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Extract from the minutes of the TsK RKP(b) Politburo approving V. Menzhinskii's (Deputy Chairman of the OGPU) proposal toclose the labor camp on Solovki Island and relocate the prisoners in other prisons, and appointing a commission consisting of M. Tomskii, Chairman of the VTsSPS (All-Union Central Council of Trade Unions), V. Kuibyshev, Chairman of the RKP(b) Central Control Commission, and V. Menzhinskii to consider the possibility of deporting some of the political prisoners and so informing the press 1925 January

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Minutes of the Commission of the TsK RKP(b) Politburo recommending deportation of all political prisoners, closing of the prison on Solovki Island, and establishment of special rules for political prisoners being kept in prisons (items of the agenda related to the last statement are crossed out); appeal to the Politburo of the TsK RKP(b) from the relatives of socialists imprisoned in the Solovetskii camp, demanding that they be notified of the names of the victims of the incident 1925 January

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Extract from the minutes of the TsK RKP(b) Politburo suggesting that the United Main Political Directorate (OGPU) immediately liquidate the political section of the prison on Solovki Island, that those who have served their full term in prison be exiled, and that those who have not served their full term be moved to another prison and after serving their full term be exiled, that the OGPU investigate the rest of the political prisoners and select those eligible for deportation and that the Council of People's Commissars (Sovnarkom), upon the recommendations of the OGPU, finish the paper work on the cases and prepare material for publication in the press timed to coincide with the liquidation of the camp; extract from the minutes of the TsK RKP(b) Politburo putting M. Tomskii, Chairman of the VTsSPS (All-Union Central Council of Trade Unions), in charge of making an appropriate statement to J. Bromley, Secretary of the General Council of the British Trades Union Congress 1925 January

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Extract from the minutes of the TsK RKP(b) Politburo allowing M. Tomskii, Chairman of the VTsSPS (All-Union Central Council of Trade Unions), to give information to a British delegation about the liquidation of the political section of the Solovetskii labor camp; cover letter to the TsK RKP(b) and L. Mekhlis, Secretary of the TsK VKP(b), from V. Menzhinskii, Deputy Chairman of the United Main Political Directorate (OGPU) of the Council of People's Commissars (Sovnarkom), submitting a draft resolution of the Council of People's Commissars (SNK) on the liquidation of the political section of the Solovetskii camp; the draft resolution of the SNK 1925 March-April 1925 June

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Extract from the minutes of the TsK RKP(b) Politburo adopting in principle the draft resolution of the Council of People's Commissars (SNK) on the liquidation of the political section of the Solovetskii labor camp 1925 June

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Extract from the minutes of the Council of People's Commissars (SNK) re approval of a resolution directing that the prisoners who were members of anti-Soviet parties and were charged with political crimes be moved from the Solovetskii labor camp to inland penal institutions under the authority of the United Main Political Directorate (OGPU) before August 1, 1925, and that in the future people charged with political crimes and sentenced to concentration camps serve their term in inland penal institutions under the authority of the OGPU 1925 June

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Internal list of the documents included in the file On Anti-Soviet Elements and on Establishment of the Troikas, opened on February 9, 1933, and closed on May 25, 1943 1933 February 9-1943 May 25

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Ciphered telegram to the TsK VKP(b) and J. Stalin, and to the OGPU and G. Yagoda, from N. Gikalo, Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Belorussia, asking them to permit the troika of the Belorussian GPU to administer the death penalty to the participants in a counterrevolutionary plot in Belorussian agriculture 1933 February

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Extract from the minutes of the TsK VKP(b) Politburo allowing the Ukrainian troika consisting of V. Balitskii, Karlson, and Leplevskii, to investigate cases related to insurrection and counterrevolution in the Ukraine, and "to administer the upper measure of social protection" [death penalty]; ciphered telegram to the TsK VKP(b) and J. Stalin, and to the OGPU and V. Menzhinskii, Chairman of the OGPU, and G. Yagoda, Deputy Chairman of the OGPU, from V. Balitskii, asking for permission to have the troika investigate cases related to insurrection and counterrevolution in the Ukraine and to administer the death penalty 1933 March

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Extract from the minutes of the TsK VKP(b) Politburo allowing the Western Siberian troika under the Western Siberian GPU to investigate cases related to insurrection and counterrevolution in Western Siberia; ciphered telegram to the TsK VKP(b) and J. Stalin from R. Eikhe, Secretary of the VKP(b) Committee of Western Siberian krai, and Griadinskii, asking them to grant full court rights to the GPU troika on the grounds that a number of insurgent and White Guard organizations were exposed in Western Siberia 1933 March-April

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Extract from the minutes of the TsK VKP(b) Politburo allowing a troika consisting of K. Bauman, First Secretary of the Central Asian Bureau of the TsK VKP(b), Piliar, and K. Ikramov, First Secretary of the Central Committee of the Uzbek Communist Party, to investigate cases related to insurrection and counterrevolution in Central Asia, and "to administer the upper measure of social protection" [death penalty] 1933 April

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Extract from the minutes of the TsK VKP(b) Politburo allowing a troika consisting of S. Kirov, First Secretary of the VKP(b) Committee of Leningradskaia oblast, Medved, Chairmanof the Leningrad GPU, and Kadatskii, Chairman of the Executive Committee of Soviets of Leningradskaia oblast, to investigate cases related to insurrection and counterrevolution in Leningradskaia oblast, and to administer "the upper measure of social protection" [death penalty] 1933 April

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Extract from the minutes of the TsK VKP(b) Politburo prohibiting the troikas of the United Main Political Directorate (OGPU) from administering the death penalty in republics, krais, and oblasts (except for Dalnevostochnyi (Far East) krai) 1933 May

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Extract from the minutes of the TsK VKP(b) Politburo directing that the death penalty be administered to all active participants in insurgent organizations of kulaks who were exiled to Western Siberia, and that a troika consisting of Mironov, Chairman of the Western Siberian NKVD, Barkov, Prosecutor for Western Siberia, and R. Eikhe, Secretary of the VKP(b) Committee of Zapadno-Sibirskii (Western Siberian) krai, be established to investigate the cases of participants in insurgent organizations 1937 June

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Extract from the minutes of the TsK VKP(b) Politburo approving the members of troikas appointed to investigate anti-Soviet elements, the number of people sentenced to death, and of those sentenced to exile in different republics, krais, and oblasts, and allowing the troikas to investigate the cases of labor camp inmates found guilty of hostile activity and the cases of those forced to move away from Soviet western borders, and to administer the death penalty; brief handwritten note 1937 July

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Extract from the minutes of the TsK VKP(b) Politburo approving the members of troikas, the number of people sentenced to death, and of those sentenced to exile in different republics, krais, and oblasts, and allowing troikas to review the cases of nationalist-terrorists; register of the number of distributed ciphered documents 1937 July

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Extract from the minutes of the TsK VKP(b) Politburo approving the members of troikas appointed to investigate anti-Soviet elements in the Western, Northern, Kalininskaia, and Leningradskaia oblasts; register of the number of distributed ciphered documents, with a brief handwritten note 1937 July

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Extract from the minutes of the TsK VKP(b) Politburo approving the members of troikas appointed to investigate anti-Soviet elements in different oblasts of the USSR; register of the number of distributed ciphered documents, with a brief handwritten note 1937 July

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Extract from the minutes of the TsK VKP(b) Politburo approving the members of troikas appointed to investigate anti-Soviet elements in the Buriat-Mongolian and Kalmyk autonomousrepublics and in Kirghizia; register of the number of distributed ciphered documents, with a brief handwritten note 1937 July

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Extract from the minutes of the TsK VKP(b) Politburo approving the members of troikas appointed to investigate anti-Soviet elements in different oblasts and autonomous republics of the USSR; register of the number of distributed ciphered documents, with a brief handwritten note 1937 July

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Extract from the minutes of the TsK VKP(b) Politburo overruling a previous resolution of the [TsK VKP(b)] Politburo and approving Andreev, Stromin, and Kachalov as members of the troika appointed to investigate anti-Soviet elements in Saratovskaia oblast; register of the number of distributed ciphered documents, with a brief handwritten note 1937 July

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Extract from the minutes of the TsK VKP(b) Politburo approving a troika consisting of Margolin, Krivets, and Tsvik to investigate anti-Soviet elements in Dnepropetrovskaia oblast and approving Narbut (instead of Zelikman) as member of the troika for Orenburgskaia oblast; register of the number of distributed ciphered documents, with a brief handwritten note (poor copy) 1937 July

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Extract from the minutes of the TsK VKP(b) Politburo approving Fedorov (instead of Grishin) and Korkin (instead of Rozanov) as members of the troikas appointed to investigate anti-Soviet elements in Odesskaia and Voronezhskaia oblasts, respectively, and approving Bulatov, Yevstigneev, and Gorbach as members of the troika for Omskaia oblast 1937 July

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Extract from the minutes of the TsK VKP(b) Politburo approving Alemasov (instead of Yelshin) and Nikolskii (instead of Irklis) as members of the troikas appointed to investigate anti-Soviet elements in the Tatar and Karelian autonomous republics, respectively; register of the number of distributed ciphered documents, with a brief handwritten note (poor copy) 1937 July

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Extract from the minutes of the TsK VKP(b) Politburo approving a troika consisting of Zhigunov, Yenchinov, and Starikov to investigate anti-Soviet elements in the Oirot Autonomous Republic 1937 August

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Extract from the minutes of the TsK VKP(b) Politburo approving Yeremenko (instead of Ginzburg) and Grishin (instead of Timofeev) as members of the troikas appointed to investigate anti-Soviet elements in Kievskaia and Vinnitskaia oblasts, respectively, and approving Velsh and Zaitsev (instead of Luft and Anisimov) as members of the troika for the Autonomous Soviet Republic of PovolzhieGermans (Respublika nemtsev Povolzhia); register of the number of distributed ciphered documents, with a brief handwritten note 1937 August

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Extract from the minutes of the TsK VKP(b) Politburo approving Berman (instead of Abaliaev) and Bobkov (instead of Nazarov) as members of the troikas appointed to investigate anti-Soviet elements in Sverdlovskaia and Kalininskaia oblasts, respectively; register of the number of distributed ciphered documents, with a brief handwritten note 1937 August

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Extract from the minutes of the TsK VKP(b) Politburo approving Pinkhasik (to be replaced by Mankin), Makatov, and Adamovich as members of the troika appointed to investigate anti-Soviet elements in Karagandinskaia oblast, and Simochkin, Radzivilovskii, and Marchuk as members of the troika for Ivanovskaia oblast; register of the number of distributed ciphered documents, with a brief handwritten note 1937 August

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Extract from the minutes of the TsK VKP(b) Politburo approving Toriabekov (instead of Baktabaev) as member of the troika appointed to investigate anti-Soviet elements in Uzbekistan; register of the number of distributed ciphered documents, with a brief handwritten note 1937 August

Reel 1.1011, File 65

Extract from the minutes of the TsK VKP(b) Politburo approving Gazov (instead of Austrin) as member of the troika appointed to investigate anti-Soviet elements in Kirovskaia oblast; register of the number of distributed ciphered documents, with a brief handwritten note 1937 August

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Extract from the minutes of the TsK VKP(b) Politburo approving Shchuchkin(?) (illegible) as member of the troika for repression of kulaks and criminals in the Crimea and approving Raikhman (instead of Shumskii) as member of the troika for repression of kulaks and criminals in Kharkovskaia oblast; brief handwritten note; register of the number of distributed ciphered documents, with a brief handwritten note 1937 August

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Extract from the minutes of the TsK VKP(b) Politburo approving Filippov (instead of Gorchaiev) as member of the troika appointed to investigate anti-Soviet elements in Krasnoiarskii krai; Stalin's handwritten note (also signed by V. Molotov) authorizing repression of 6,000 more people "by administering the first category of punishment" [death penalty] in Krasnoiarskii krai 1937 August

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Extract from the minutes of the TsK VKP(b) Politburo approving Maltsev and Terkovskii (instead of Yaroshevskii) as members of the troikas appointed to investigate anti-Soviet elements in Zapadno-Sibirskii (Western Siberian) krai and in Vinnitskaia oblast, respectively 1937 August

Reel 1.1011, File 69

Extract from the minutes of the TsK VKP(b) Politburo approving Taganskii and Kalnin (instead of Sluchak and Pintal) as members of the troika appointed to investigate anti-Soviet elements in Iuzhno-Kazakhstanskaia (South Kazakhstan) oblast, Bektasov (instead of Yusupov) as member of the troika for Vostochno-Kazakhstanskaia (East Kazakhstan) oblast, and Yusupov (instead of Sadvokasov) as member of the troika for Alma-Atinskaia oblast 1937 August

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Extract from the minutes of the TsK VKP(b) Politburo approving a resolution of the Bureau of the VKP(b) Committee of the Komi Autonomous Republic to introduce an additional member to the commission appointed to investigate anti-Soviet elements and to approve I. Fedchenko, Prosecutor of the Komi Republic, as the fourth member of the commission; copy of an extract from the minutes of the Bureau of the VKP(b) Committee of the Komi Autonomous Republic sent to the TsK VKP(b) by Semichev, Secretary of the VKP(b) Committee of the Komi republic 1937 August

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Extract from the minutes of the TsK VKP(b) Politburo approving Zelentsov (instead of Baidakov) as member of the troika appointed to investigate anti-Soviet elements in Kustanaiskaia oblast 1937 August

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Extract from the minutes of the TsK VKP(b) Politburo approving Tselykh (instead of Stepanov) as member of the troika appointed to investigate anti-Soviet elements in Severo-Kazakhstanskaia (North Kazakhstan) oblast 1937 August

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Extract from the minutes of the TsK VKP(b) Politburo confirming the resolution of the TsK VKP(b) of July 10, 1937, on the number of people repressed in the Komi Autonomous Republic "with the first category (death penalty, 211 people) and the second category (labor camp, 221 people) of punishment" 1937 August

Reel 1.1011, File 74

Extract from the minutes of the TsK VKP(b) Politburo approving, in response to S. Kosior's, First Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of the Ukraine, telegram, Mikhailov as chairman of the troika appointed to investigate anti-Soviet elements in Chernigovskaia oblast 1937 August

Reel 1.1011, File 75

Extract from the minutes of the TsK VKP(b) Politburo overruling the previous TsK [VKP(b)] decision of July 10, 1937, and authorizing the VKP(b) Committee of Kirovskaia oblast to increase to 900 people the number of those to be repressed "with the first category of punishment" (death penalty) 1937 September

Reel 1.1011, File 76

Extract from the minutes of the TsK VKP(b) Politburo approving Mikhailov and Donchenko as members of the troika appointed to investigate anti-Soviet elements in Chernigovskaia oblast, authorizing the establishment of a second troika to investigate kulaks and other criminal elements in the cityand oblast of Moscow, and appointing Yakubovich, Deputy Chairman of the Moscow Directorate of the People's Commissariat of Internal Affairs (NKVD), as chairman and Tarasov, Secretary of the Moscow VKP(b) Committee, and Koblenets, Moscow Prosecutor ad Interim, as members of the second troika 1937 September

Reel 1.1011, File 77

Extract from the minutes of the TsK VKP(b) Politburo approving Durumbetov as member of the troika appointed to investigate anti-Soviet elements in Aktiubinskaia oblast during the vacation of Stetsiura, permanent member of the troika 1937 September

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Extract from the minutes of the TsK VKP(b) Politburo approving a request from the VKP(b) Committee of North Ossetian (Severo-Osetinskaia) oblast to authorize an increase of 200 in the number of those to be repressed with "the first category of punishment" (death penalty) in North Osseti, 1937 September

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Extract from the minutes of the TsK VKP(b) Politburo approving Gorbach as member of the troika appointed to investigate anti-Soviet elements in Zapadno-Sibirskii (Western Siberian) krai, and Statsevich as member of the troika for Dalnevostochnyi (Far East) krai 1937 September

Reel 1.1011, File 80

Extract from the minutes of the TsK VKP(b) Politburo approving Guminskii as member of the troika appointed to investigate anti-Soviet elements in Kalininskaia oblast 1937 September

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Extract from the minutes of the TsK VKP(b) Politburo approving Abdraimov (instead of Dzhienbaev) as member of the troika appointed to investigate anti-Soviet elements in Kirghizia, and allowing Pramnek to be replaced in the troika for Donetskaia oblast by Osipov, Second Secretary of the VKP(b) Committee of Donetskaia oblast 1937 September

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Extract from the minutes of the TsK VKP(b) Politburo approving Karpovich and Chertovskii as members of the troika appointed to investigate anti-Soviet elements in Bashkiria during the absence of Isnachurin and Tsypniatov, permanent members of the troika 1937 September

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Extract from the minutes of the TsK VKP(b) Politburo approving Valukhin as member of the troika appointed to investigate anti-Soviet elements in Omskaia oblast 1937 September

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Extract from the minutes of the TsK VKP(b) Politburo approving Popov as member of the troika appointed to investigate anti-Soviet elements in Buriat-Mongolia 1937 September

Reel 1.1011, File 85

Extract from the minutes of the TsK VKP(b) Politburo approving Kuznetsov as member of the troika appointed to investigate anti-Soviet elements in Mordovia; memorandum to J. Stalin from Kuznetsov, Acting Secretary of the VKP(b) Committee of Mordovskaia oblast, asking him to approve the change in the troika for Mordovia 1937 September

Reel 1.1011, File 86

Extract from the minutes of the TsK VKP(b) Politburo approving Leoninok as member of the troika appointed to investigate anti-Soviet elements in Karelia and approving a request from the VKP(b) Committee of Kalininskaia oblast to increase by 1,500 the number of people "to be repressed with the first category of punishment" (death penalty) in Kalininskaia oblast 1937 September

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Extract from the minutes of the TsK VKP(b) Politburo approving Malkin, Kravtsov, and Simonchik as members of the troika appointed to investigate anti-Soviet elements in Krasnodarskii krai 1937 September

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Extract from the minutes of the TsK VKP(b) Politburo approving Savrinskii (instead of Donchenko) as member of the troika appointed to investigate anti-Soviet elements in Chernigovskaia oblast 1937 September

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Extract from the minutes of the TsK VKP(b) Politburo approving Aresin as member of the troika appointed to investigate anti-Soviet elements in the Autonomous Soviet Republic of Povolzhie Germans (Respublika nemtsev Povolzhia) 1937 October

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Extract from the minutes of the TsK VKP(b) Politburo approving Kondakov (instead of Yevtushenko) as member of the troika appointed to investigate anti-Soviet elements in Odesskaia oblast 1937 October

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Extract from the minutes of the TsK VKP(b) Politburo approving Nekrasov and Vende (instead of Riabov) as members of the troika appointed to investigate anti-Soviet elements in Arkhangelskaia oblast 1937 October

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Extract from the minutes of the TsK VKP(b) Politburo approving Ivanov as member of the troika appointed to investigate anti-Soviet elements in Karelia 1937 October

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Extract from the minutes of the TsK VKP(b) Politburo approving a proposal of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Kazakhstan to increase by 3,500 the number of people "to be repressed with the first category of punishment" (death penalty) in Kazakhstan 1937 October

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Memorandum to J. Stalin and N. Yezhov, People's Commissar of Internal Affairs, from the Party Control Committee of Kuibyshevskaia oblast, presenting examples of acts of sabotage by the NKVD Directorate of Kuibyshevskaia oblast, by the troika for Kuibyshevskaia oblast, and by the former chief of the NKVD Department of Kuznetskii raion (very poor copy, almost illegible) 1937 October

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Extract from the minutes of the TsK VKP(b) Politburo approving Meleshkov (instead of Makarenko) as member of the troika appointed to investigate anti-Soviet elements in Odesskaia oblast 1937 October

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Extract from the minutes of the TsK VKP(b) Politburo approving Simanovskii as chairman and Nikitin and Bidinskii as members of the troika appointed to investigate anti-Soviet elements in Orlovskaia oblast 1937 October

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Extract from the minutes of the TsK VKP(b) Politburo approving a proposal of the VKP(b) Committee of Gorkovskaia oblast to increase by 1,000 the number of those "to be repressed with the first category of punishment" (death penalty) in Gorkovskaia oblast 1937 October

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Extract from the minutes of the TsK VKP(b) Politburo approving Samoilov and Sidorenko (instead of Nikitin and Simanovskii) as members of the troika appointed to investigate anti-Soviet elements in Kurskaia oblast 1937 October

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Extract from the minutes of the TsK VKP(b) Politburo approving Badmaev (instead of Kilganov) as member of the troika appointed to investigate anti-Soviet elements in Kalmykia 1937 October

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Extract from the minutes of the TsK VKP(b) Politburo approving a proposal of the VKP(b) Committee of Arkhangelskaia oblast to increase by 400 the number of counterrevolutionary elements to be repressed in Arkhangelskaia oblast "with the first category of punishment" (death penalty), and by 800 the number of those to be repressed "with the second category of punishment" (labor camp) 1937 October

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Extract from the minutes of the TsK VKP(b) Politburo approving a proposal of the VKP(b) Committee of Altaiskii krai that 4,000 counterrevolutionary elements be repressed in Altaiskii krai "with the first category of punishment" (death penalty) and 4,500 people "with the second category of punishment" (labor camp) 1937 October

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Extract from the minutes of the TsK VKP(b) Politburo authorizing the arrest by the People's Commissariat of Internal Affairs (NKVD) of all bais and mullahs returned from Afghanistan and Iran and expelled from collective farms by meetings of collective farmers in Turkmenia, and directing that the cases of bais and mullahs be investigated by the troika; ciphered telegram to the TsK VKP(b) and J. Stalin from Chubin, Acting Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Turkmenistan, reporting on the expulsion from the Turkmenian collective farms of more than 2,000 bais and mullahs who returned from exile in Iran and Afghanistan and were allowed to join collective farms by the directive of N. Aitakov, Chairman of the Central Executive Committee of Turkmenia, and suggesting that bais and mullahs be expelled from Turkmenia 1937 October

Reel 1.1011, File 105

Extract from the minutes of the TsK VKP(b) Politburo approving a proposal of the Buriat-Mongolian VKP(b) Committee to increase up to 1,000 the number of counterrevolutionary elements to be repressed in Buriat-Mongolia with the first category of punishment (death penalty) 1937 October

Reel 1.1011, File 106

Extract from the minutes of the TsK VKP(b) Politburo approving Kaganovich (instead of Ogurtsov) as member of the troika appointed to investigate anti-Soviet elements in Gorkovskaia oblast and Organov (instead of Polumordvinov) in Yaroslavskaia oblast 1937 October

Reel 1.1011, File 107

Extract from the minutes of the TsK VKP(b) Politburo directing that the number of those to be repressed in Kirovskaia oblast with the "first category of punishment" (death penalty) be increased by 500 and of those to be repressed with the "second category of punishment" (labor camp) by 800 1937 October

Reel 1.1011, File 108

Memorandum to the TsK VKP(b) and J. Stalin from L. Beria, Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Georgia, complaining of overcrowded Georgian prisons, preventing proper investigation of cases, and asking that the TsK VKP(b) authorize the establishment of a special troika or a military collegium consisting of members of the Georgian Supreme Court to try Trotskyist, right-wing party organizations, and terrorist, sabotage, and espionage organizations exposed by the People's Commissariat of Internal Affairs of Georgia 1937 October

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Extract from the minutes of the TsK VKP(b) Politburo approving a proposal of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Kazakhstan to approve Dzhunusov (in Aktiubinskaia oblast), Utepov (in Zapadno-Kazakhskaia [West Kazakhstan] oblast), and Bogdanov (in Kustanaiskaia oblast) as members of the troika appointed to investigate anti-Soviet elements 1937 November

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Extract from the minutes of the TsK VKP(b) Politburo appointing people's commissars of internal affairs of a number of union and autonomous republics as chairmen of troikas for repression of kulaks and other criminal elements in their republics, with a register of the number of distributed ciphered documents 1937 November

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Extract from the minutes of the TsK VKP(b) Politburo approving the decision of the VKP(b) Committee of the Komi Republic to relieve Semichev, Fedchenko, and Lipin from their work in the troika investigating anti-Soviet elements in the Komi Republic and to appoint A. Kulinskii and K. Shchebenev as members of the troika 1937 November

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Extract from the minutes of the TsK VKP(b) Politburo approving Goglidze (instead of Ranava) as member of the troika appointed to investigate anti-Soviet elements in Georgia,Muraviev as member of the troika for Rostovskaia oblast, and Anisimov as member of the troika for Dalnevostochnyi (Far East) krai 1937 November

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Extract from the minutes of the TsK VKP(b) Politburo approving Karasev and Tiurin (instead of Zelentsov and Pavlov) as members of the troika appointed to investigate anti-Soviet elements in Kustanaiskaia oblast, and Valik (instead of Nikitin) in Orlovskaia oblast 1937 November

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Extract from the minutes of the TsK VKP(b) Politburo approving Skriabin (instead of Kliuev) as member of the troika appointed to investigate anti-Soviet elements in Kuibyshevskaia oblast 1937 November

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Extract from the minutes of the TsK VKP(b) Politburo approving Oparin (instead of Naumov) as member of the troika appointed to investigate anti-Soviet elements in Kirovskaia oblast, and approving a proposal of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Kazakhstan to increase by 2,000 the number of those to be repressed "with the first category of punishment" (death penalty), and by 3,000 the number of those to be repressed "with the second category of punishment" (labor camp) in Kazakhstan 1937 November

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Extract from the minutes of the TsK VKP(b) Politburo approving a proposal to increase by the 1,000 the number of counterrevolutionary kulak elements to be repressed in Omskaia oblast "with the first category of punishment" (death penalty) and by 1,500 the number of those to be repressed "with the second category of punishment" (labor camp) 1937 November

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Extract from the minutes of the TsK VKP(b) Politburo approving V. Malenov (instead of Maslov, dispatched on a long business trip) as member of the troika for "kulak operation"[repression of kulaks] in Moskovskaia oblast 1937 November

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Extract from the minutes of the TsK VKP(b) Politburo approving F. Nikiforov and I. Ivankin as members of the troika appointed to investigate anti-Soviet elements in Arkhangelskaia oblast 1937 December

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Extract from the minutes of the TsK VKP(b) Politburo approving a proposal of the VKP(b) Committee of Kalininskaia oblast to increase by 700 the number of counterrevolutionary elements to be repressed in Kalininskaia oblast "with the first category of punishment" (death penalty) and by 1,000 the number of those to be repressed "with the second category of punishment" (labor camp), totaling 1,700 1937 December

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Extract from the minutes of the TsK VKP(b) Politburo approving a proposal of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Kazakhstan to increase by 900 the number of counterrevolutionary elements to be repressed in Kazakhstan "with the first category of punishment" (death penalty) and by 3,500 the number of those to be repressed "with the second category of punishment" (labor camp) totaling 4,400 1937 December

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Extract from the minutes of the TsK VKP(b) Politburo approving Nikitin, Korkin, and Vatolin as members of the troika appointed to investigate counterrevolutionary elements in Voronezhskaia oblast 1938 January

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Extract from the minutes of the TsK VKP(b) Politburo directing that the People's Commissariat of Internal Affairs (NKVD) evacuate from Dalnevostochnyi (Far East) krai all foreigners without Soviet or foreign passport and try by troikas all foreigners suspected of espionage, sabotage, or other anti-Soviet activity, without regard to the citizenship they might declare, approving the NKVD proposal that 12,000 more inmates of Far East labor camps charged with terror, espionage, sabotage, high treason, insurgency, and banditry, as well as professional criminals be repressed "with the first category of punishment" (death penalty), and directing that the NKVD never send to the Far Eastern camps the above-mentioned categories of criminals nor any Japanese, Chinese, Koreans, Germans, Poles, Latvians, Finns, or former residents of Kharbin, no matter of what crime they might be guilty 1938 February

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Extract from the minutes of the TsK VKP(b) Politburo approving Raev as chairman and A. G. Guseinov and T. Yakubov as members of the troika appointed to investigate the cases of former kulaks, criminals, and anti-Soviet elements in Azerbaijan 1938 February

Reel 1.1011, File 127

Extract from the minutes of the TsK VKP(b) Politburo approving Litvin (to be replaced by Garin) as chairman and A. A. Kuznetsov and Pozern as members of the troika appointed to investigate the cases of former kulaks, criminals, and anti-Soviet elements in Leningradskaia oblast 1938 February

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Extract from the minutes of the TsK VKP(b) Politburo accepting a proposal from the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Belorussia to approve A. Levitskii as member of the troika appointed to investigate the cases of former kulaks, criminals, and anti-Soviet elements 1938 February

Reel 1.1011, File 130

Extract from the minutes of the TsK VKP(b) Politburo allowing the Central Committee of the Communist Party of the Ukraine to authorize the participation of Pindiur, Second Secretaryof the VKP(b) Committee of Donetskaia oblast, in the work of the troika appointed to investigate anti-Soviet elements in Donetskaia oblast 1938 March

Reel 1.1011, File 131

Extract from the minutes of the TsK VKP(b) Politburo approving a proposal of the VKP(b) Committee of Krasnoiarskii krai to increase by 1,500 the number of counterrevolutionary elements to be repressed in Krasnoiarskii krai and to prolong the work of the troika through April 15 1938 March

Reel 1.1011, File 132

Extract from the minutes of the TsK VKP(b) Politburo approving a proposal of the VKP(b) Committee of Karelia to prolong the work of the troika investigating the cases of former kulaks, criminals, and anti-Soviet elements in Karelia through April 15, and to increase by 600 the number of those to be repressed in Karelia "with the first category of punishment," and by 150 the number of those to be repressed "with the second category of punishment" 1938 March

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Extract from the minutes of the TsK VKP(b) Politburo allowing the special troika of the Georgian People's Commissariat of Internal Affairs to investigate 1,000 cases of those to be repressed in Georgia "with the first category of punishment" (death penalty) and 500 cases of those to be repressed "with the second category of punishment" (labor camp) 1938 April

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Extract from the minutes of the TsK VKP(b) Politburo approving Sobolev, First Secretary of the VKP(b) Committee of Krasnoiarskii krai (instead of the departed Filippov) as member of the troika appointed to investigate the cases of kulaks and anti-Soviet elements in Krasnoiarskii krai 1938 April

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Extract from the minutes of the TsK VKP(b) Politburo allowing Pechnikov, Prosecutor for the Karelian Autonomous Republic, to participate in the work of the troika appointed to repress kulaks, criminals, and anti-Soviet elements 1938 April

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Extract from the minutes of the TsK VKP(b) Politburo allowing the VKP(b) Committee of Leningradskaia oblast to have the special troika investigate 1,500 additional cases of kulaks, SRs (members of the Socialist Revolutionary Party), and habitual criminals in Leningradskaia oblast to be repressed "with the first category of punishment" (death penalty) 1938 April

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Extract from the minutes of the TsK VKP(b) Politburo approving a request of the VKP(b) Committee of Chitinskaia oblast to prolong the work of the special troika in Chitinskaia oblast through June 1 and to establish a limit of 3,000 counterrevolutionary elements subject to repression 1938 April

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Extract from the minutes of the TsK VKP(b) Politburo approving Chemiakin, Prosecutor of the 8th Infantry Corps (instead of the departed Prosecutor Yarchuk), as member of the troika appointed to investigate the cases of kulaks and anti-Soviet elements in Yaroslavskaia oblast 1938 April

Reel 1.1011, File 139

Extract from the minutes of the TsK VKP(b) Politburo approving a request of the VKP(b) Committee of Krasnoiarskii krai to prolong the work of the special troika through June 15 and to increase by 3,000 the number of counterrevolutionary elements "to be repressed in Krasnoiarskii krai with the first category of punishment" (death penalty) 1938 April

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Extract from the minutes of the TsK VKP(b) Politburo approving a request of the VKP(b) Committee of Irkutskaia oblast to increase by 4,000 the number of counterrevolutionary elements and kulaks "to be repressed in Irkutskaia oblast with the first category of punishment" (death penalty) 1938 April

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Extract from the minutes of the TsK VKP(b) Politburo approving a request of the VKP(b) Committee of Sverdlovskaia oblast to increase by 1,500 the number of kulaks and counterrevolutionary elements to be repressed in Sverdlovskaia oblast "with the first category of punishment" (death penalty) 1938 May

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Extract from the minutes of the TsK VKP(b) Politburo approving Bulachev as chairman and Blinov as member of the troika appointed to investigate the cases of former kulaks, criminals, and anti-Soviet elements in Krasnoiarskii krai 1938 May

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Extract from the minutes of the TsK VKP(b) Politburo allowing the VKP(b) Committee of Rostovskaia oblast and the Rostov Directorate of the People's Commissariat of Internal Affairs (NKVD) to submit the cases of participants in the counterrevolutionary groups exposed by the NKVD to the troika appointed to investigate kulaks and counterrevolutionary elements in Rostovskaia oblast and to increase for this purpose by 5,000 the number of those to be repressed (including 3,500 to be repressed "with the first category of punishment") 1938 May

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Extract from the minutes of the TsK VKP(b) Politburo approving A. Alekseenko as chairman of the troika appointed to investigate the cases of former kulaks, criminals, and anti-Soviet elements in Krasnoiarskii krai 1938 May

Reel 1.1011, File 146

Memorandum to the TsK VKP(b) and J. Stalin from M. Frinovskii, Deputy People's Commissar of Internal Affairs, asking for the approval of Lupekin, Chairman of the Rostov Directorate of the NKVD, as chairman and Toshin, Chairman of the 3rd Department of State Security under the NKVD Directorate, and Dvinskii, Secretary of the VKP(b) Committee of Rostovskaia oblast, as members of the troika appointed to investigate the cases of active kulak elements in Rostovskaia oblast 1938 May

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Memorandum to the TsK VKP(b) and J. Stalin, Andreev, and N. Yezhov from Bykov, Secretary of the VKP(b) Committee of Checheno-Ingushetia, describing counterrevolutionary activity and crime in Checheno-Ingushetia and requesting the establishment of a special troika authorized to work for four or five months, approval of the chairman and members of the troika, approval of repression (arrest and exile) of the families of "active professional bandits," the dispossession of the kulaks in mountain areas, and the establishment of a regime of special residence in a 15-kilometer zone around the city of Groznyi 1938 July

Reel 1.1011, File 148

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Extract from the minutes of the TsK VKP(b) Politburo approving 15,000 counterrevolutionary elements to be repressed "with the first category of punishment"(death penalty) and 5,000 to be repressed "with the second category of punishment" (labor camp) in Dalnevostochnyi (Far East) krai 1938 July

Reel 1.1011, File 150

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Extract from the minutes of the TsK VKP(b) Politburo approving a request of the VKP(b) Committee of Chitinskaia oblast to prolong through November 1, 1938, the work of the troika appointed to investigate the cases of counterrevolutionary elements and to increase by 3,000 the number of those to be repressed 1938 August

Reel 1.1011, File 152

Memorandum to the TsK VKP(b) and J. Stalin from I. Alekseev, Secretary of the VKP(b) Committee of Novosibirskaia oblast, reporting on a number of counterrevolutionary, Trotskyist, and fascist agents and organizations exposed in Novosibirskaia oblast, complaining of a large number of untried cases, and asking for permission to have the special troika investigate 1,000 cases in Kemerovo military and industrial district 1938 September

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Ciphered telegram to the TsK VKP(b) and J. Stalin from Valukhin, Secretary of the VKP(b) Committee of Sverdlovskaia oblast, reporting on a number of fires in Sverdlovskaia oblast and measures taken to fight them, naming sabotage as the cause of the fires, and asking them to increase by 3,000 the number of those to be repressed (2,000 by shooting and 1,000 by imprisonment) in order to clean the oblast of White Guard and kulak elements 1938 September

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Ciphered telegram to the TsK VKP(b) and J. Stalin as well as to N. Yezhov, People's Commissar of Internal Affairs, from L. Mekhlis, Deputy Commissar of Defense and Director of the Main Political Directorate of the Red Army, submitting the request from Ignatiev, Secretary of the VKP(b) Committee of Ulan-Udinskaia oblast, and Tkachev, People's Commissar of Internal Affairs of Buriat-Mongolia, to authorize the troika to try 2,500 cases against kulaks, lamas, and White Guards in Buriat-Mongolia 1938 October

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Extract from the minutes of the TsK VKP(b) Politburo approving a draft decree of the Presidium of the USSR Supreme Soviet establishing a procedure for expunging convictions of those convicted by the former Collegium of the United Main Political Directorate (OGPU), the Special Board (Osoboe soveshchanie), and the troikas of the People's Commissariat of Internal Affairs (NKVD); memorandum to the TsK VKP(b) and J. Stalin from L. Beria, People's Commissar of Internal Affairs, and A. Vyshinskii, USSR State Prosecutor, suggesting a procedure for expunging the convictions of those convicted by these organs who did not commit new crimes during three-year period after they finished serving their terms 1939 February 1939 April

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Internal list of the documents included in the file Courts and Prosecutor Offices 1943-1948

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Extract from the minutes of the TsK VKP(b) Politburo approving the draft decree of the Presidium of the USSR Supreme Soviet On Punitive Measures for German-Fascist Villains Guilty of Murders and Tortures of the Soviet Civilian Population and Captured Red Army Men and for Spies, Traitors, and Their Accomplices Among Soviet Citizens ; rules for handling secret information; the decree of the Presidium of the USSR Supreme Soviet 1943 April

 

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Report on the state of the Workers' and Peasant's Red Army with respect to organizational measures (approved by the government) to be taken in 1935-1936, with indication of the total strength of the army and distribution of arms of service among military districts. undated

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Reel 1.1012, File 4

Memorandum to the TsK VKP(b) and J. Stalin and to the Council of People's Commissars (Sovnarkom) and V. Molotov from K. Voroshilov, People's Commissar of Defense, re weapons, arms, and military equipment required for reorganization of the Workers' and Peasant's Red Army (RKKA), including the following registers (signed by top RKKA officers): register of the number of supplied weapons and equipment for infantry divisions and motorized regiments of the Red Army on a peacetime status and the number of weapons required by the plan for development and reorganization; register of requirements for motorized and armored armament in infantry divisions, corps administrations, infantry corps, and motorized regiments under the reorganization of the army; register of requirements for chemical weapons in infantry divisions, administrations, infantry corps, and motorized regiments under the reorganization of the army on a peacetime status; register of requirements for communications equipment in infantry divisions, administrations, infantry corps, and motorized regiments under the reorganization of the army on a peacetime status 1939 August

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Extract from the minutes of the TsK VKP(b) Politburo approving the number and strength of infantry divisions (including mountain infantry divisions) in the Red Army 1939 September

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Memorandum to the TsK VKP(b) Politburo and J. Stalin and to the Council of People's Commissars (Sovnarkom) and V. Molotov from K. Voroshilov, People's Commissar of Defense, re a plan for the development and reorganization of ground and air forces, for the structure and strength of Red Army forces in 1939-1940, with handwritten marginal notes; resolution of the TsK VKP(b) Politburo, approving a report on the plan for development and reorganization of the Red Army, its numerical strength, and the number of servicemen to be called up from reserves in the summer of 1940; table of the structure and numerical strength of Red Army forces for 1939-1940 1939 October

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Extract from the minutes of the TsK VKP(b) Politburo allowing the People's Commissariat of Defense to provide the armament required for reorganization of the Red Army in 1939 from the emergency reserve and the central arsenal of the Red Army and to replenish the emergency reserve with armaments manufactured according to the orders for 1940; four lists of supplies of artillery, chemical weapons, communications equipment, and engineering equipment, respectively, to be delivered from the emergency reserve and the central arsenal in 1939 1939 October

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Extract from the minutes of the TsK VKP(b) Politburo approving the numerical strength of the Workers' and Peasants' Navy for 1940 on war and on peace status 1940 February

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Extract from the minutes of the TsK VKP(b) Politburo approving proposals of K. Voroshilov, People's Commissar of Defense, to place ten infantry divisions on peace footing, about use of their personnel, and about relocating and disbanding some military units; memorandum to the TsK VKP(b) and to J. Stalin and V. Molotov from K. Voroshilov containing the proposals, 1940 April

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Resolution of the State Defense Committee approving the numerical strength and structure of the Red Army through October 1, 1940 1940 May

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Register of the structure and numerical strength (proposed and available) of Red Army units by arm of service; register of the structure and strength (proposed and available as percentage of proposed) of Red Army units by arm of service; register of artillery corps and artillery units from the Main Command Reserve distributed among military districts in 1940 on a peacetime footing; register of the distribution of infantry divisions and corps administrations among military districts; register of the distribution of cavalry units among military districts; register of the distribution of armored troops among military districts in 1940; register of the distribution of air defense units among military districts; register of the distribution of communications units among military districts; register of the distribution of motorized forces among military districts; register of the distribution of road and road-operational units of the Red Army on a peacetime status among military districts (each table is signed by top Red Army officers) 1940 May

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Chart of the structure of an armored division on a wartime status; chart of the structure of an armored division on a peacetime status undated

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Register of the numerical strength of armored formations and units being established in different military districts, with indication of deficiency in strength in each district and of resources to cover the deficit; schedule for organization of armored formations 1940 June

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Register of the number of tanks to be delivered to armored and motorized divisions before July 1, 1940 undated

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Memorandum to the TsK VKP(b) Politburo and J. Stalin, and to the Council of People's Commissars (Sovnarkom) and V. Molotov, from Marshal S. Timoshenko, People's Commissar of Defense, and Marshal B. Shaposhnikov, Chief of the General Staff, reporting on the delay in reorganization of the Red Army owing to the occupation of the Baltic republics by Soviet troops, to the liberation of Bessarabia and Bukovina, stating that deferred measures should be taken immediately, suggesting that additional measures be taken to strengthen the Belorussian and the Ukrainian special military districts, and proposing a number of measures for reorganizing, restructuring, and strengthening the Red Army 1940 July

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Register of the distribution of corps administrations and divisions of the Red Army among military districts 1940 July

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Extract from the minutes of the TsK VKP(b) Politburo approving (except for the chapter related to the air force) a draft resolution of the Council of People's Commissars (Sovnarkom), submitted by Marshal Timoshenko, People's Commissar of Defense; the resolution increasing the numerical strength of the Red Army 1940 November

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Resolution of the Council of People's Commissars (Sovnarkom) directing that commanders of district and army air forces be added to military councils of districts and armies, respectively 1938 December

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Extract from the minutes of the TsK VKP(b) Politburo approving the number and strength of infantry divisions (including mountain infantry divisions) in the Red Army. File is identical to file 5 of this opis 1939 September

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Resolution of the Council of People's Commissars approving the structure of a mechanized corps, of an armored division as a part of a mechanized corps and as an independent unit, the numerical strength of a mechanized corps with a motorcycle regiment, of an armored division, and of a motorized division on war and peace status, the number of mechanized corps and independent armored divisions in the Red Army, the changes in the structure of existing military districts, the formation of a new military district, the formation of 23 new infantry divisions, the distribution of armed forces among military districts, and related issues; register of the distribution of Red Army cavalry units among military corps; register of the distribution of corps administrations and divisions of the Red Army among military districts; register of the distribution of armored brigades among military districts; register of the distribution of corps artillery regiments and regiments from the Artillery Reserve of the Commander in Chief 1940 July

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Resolution of the Council of People's Commissars (Sovnarkom) establishing a procedure for manning pilot-training schools for the Red Army Air Forces 1940 November

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Resolution of the Council of People's Commissars establishing the structure of the Red Army Air Forces, their staff and numerical strength, measures for their development, pilots' training, supply of equipment, and housing and food for the staff; amendment to the resolution related to staff changes and to supply of materials and equipment required for training of student pilots 1940 November

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Resolution of the Council of People's Commissars (Sovnarkom) and the TsK VKP(b) on reorganization of the Red Army Air Forces (development of a program for training pilots and mechanics, improvement in quality and reduction in time required for pilots' and mechanics' training in handling planes of a new type and reorganization of the air force rear areas) 1941 February

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Resolution of the TsK VKP(b) and the Council of People's Commissars (Sovnarkom) on the formation of additional field administrations for three armies, on their location, numerical strength, and inclusion of three communications battalions for communication services 1941 April

 

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Resolution of the State Defense Committee directing that all able-bodied German men and women on the territory of Romania, Yugoslavia, Hungary, Bulgaria, and Czechoslovakia liberated by the Red Army be mobilized and sent to work in the Soviet Union, and that the People's Commissariat of Internal Affairs (NKVD) be in charge of mobilization, and establishing a procedure for mobilization and an authority from the Red Army and the NKVD responsible for mobilization, with distribution list 1944 December

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Resolution of the State Defense Committee on the use of German internee labor; table of the number of German internees sent to each oblast with indication of the number working at enterprises of the People's Commissariat of Coal Mining, the People's Commissariat of Ferrous Metals, and the People's Commissariat of Nonferrous Metals; regulations for receiving, maintaining, and using the labor of mobilized German internees 1944 December

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Resolution of the State Defense Committee directing that terrorist actions of German groups left by the German command and intelligence service in the rear of the Red Army be stopped, and those guilty of terror and sabotage be shot on the spot, that all Germans with military service in the German army or in "Volksturm" units be considered prisoners of war (POWs) and be sent to the NKVD camps for POWs, that all able-bodied German men (ages 17-50) be mobilized to work in labor battalions in the Soviet Union, establishing a procedure for receiving, guarding, maintaining, feeding, and using the labor of mobilized Germans, and appointing officials in charge of the procedure 1945 February

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Resolution of the State Defense Committee on distribution among people's commissariats of Germans mobilized on the territory of the active fronts in the Ukraine and Belorussia 1945 February

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Memorandum to the State Defense Committee and J. Stalin from L. Beria, People's Commissar of Internal Affairs, reporting on the number of agents of enemy intelligence and counterintelligence services, terrorists, participants in fascist organizations, officers and enlisted men in the police, prisons, concentration camps, and prosecutor offices, supervisors of large economic, industrial, and administrative enterprises, officials from newspapers and magazines, traitors, betrayers, invaders' accomplices who escaped the native country with enemy troops, and other enemy elements, arrested in the course of "cleansing" the Red Army rear, with indication of the nationality of those arrested, defining the categories to be arrested in future, and suggesting that sending of all those arrested in the course of cleansing the army rear areas to the Soviet Union be stopped, that the cases of those arrested and sent to the Soviet Union be reviewed, and those disabled inmates found not guilty be sent to the places of their former residence; decree of the Peoples Commissar of Internal Affairs defining the categories of enemies to be arrested by the NKVD organs in the course of cleansing the Red Army rear, directing that those guilty of terrorist or sabotage actions be terminated immediately, that officers and enlisted men of the enemy army, militarized organizations, Volksturm, SS, SA, staff of prisons, concentration camps, military commandant's offices and courts be sent to NKVD labor camps, that officers and enlisted men of the Russian Liberation Army (ROA) be sent to NKVD camps for investigation, and that persons arrested in the course of cleansing the Red Army rear areas not be sent to the Soviet Union, and establishing a procedure for receiving, guarding, and "filtering" of those arrested, and appointing an authority responsible for implementation of this decree 1945 April

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Resolution of the State Defense Committee establishing three positions of deputy front commanders for managing civil matters, defining their responsibility and affiliates, appointing commissars of state security to fill the positions, and stating that the deputy commanders are also NKVD representatives for fighting spies, terrorists, saboteurs, and other enemies in Germany 1945 May

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Resolution of the State Defense Committee on improvement in living conditions and health care of German internees, on better use of their labor in industry, and on the procedure for returning disabled internees to Germany 1945 August

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Resolution of the USSR Council of Ministers allowing the Ministry of Internal Affairs to select from labor camps and hospitals for prisoners of war up to 150,000 disabled officers and enlisted men of German and other Western nationalities unable to work for a long period of time to be sent to the German zone controlled by the Soviet Union, and defining responsibilities of other ministries in charge of transportation of the prisoners of war and their reception in their native countries 1946 June

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) Resolution of the USSR Council of Ministers allowing the Ministry of Internal Affairs to send to Germany all disabled German internees, and directing that the Soviet Military Administration attend to their reception in the German zone controlled by the Soviet Union and that the internees be provided with food, clothing and footwear, transportation, and health care 1946 July

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Memorandum to the USSR Council of Ministers and J. Stalin and L. Beria from Marshal V. Sokolovskii and General I. Serov reporting on a number of different categories of inmates in prisons and camps of the Ministry of Internal Affairs (MVD) and the Ministry of State Security (MGB) in Germany, asking for permission to release 35,000 people arrested by Soviet authorities for participating in the Volksturm, and members or low-level leaders of the fascist party, asking for authorization to establish a commission for selecting the people for release, and directing that released Germans be obliged to register in their local commandant's offices once a month (with Stalin's note on the top of the document) 1946 December

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Resolution of the USSR Council of Ministers directing that the Soviet Military Administration in Germany and the Ministry of Internal Affairs (MVD) select 27,500 able-bodied men held in special prisons and camps of the MVD to work in enterprises of the Ministry of Coal Industry for USSR Eastern Regions and the Ministry of Fuel Enterprises' Construction, that the Soviet Military Administration and the Command of the Soviet Armed Forces in Germany provide German internees with a one-month supply of food and one set of clothes, underwear, and linen, that the MVD feed and guard them, and that the MVD be allowed to return to Germany disabled German prisoners of war and internees in a number equal to those sent to the Soviet Union, and listing other issues related to transportation and reception of German prisoners of war; table of the distribution of Germans sent to the Soviet Union for the Ministry of Coal Industry for USSR Eastern Regions or the Ministry of Fuel Enterprises' Construction, with an indication of the number to be sent to each region 1946 December

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Memorandum to the USSR Council of Ministers and to J. Stalin from V. Abakumov asking for instructions about the proposal of American authorities in Germany to hand over to the Soviet administration 1,950 Germans who were members of the SD, Gestapo, or SS and other war criminals, and suggesting that the prisoners be admitted to the Soviet zone, placed in camps, and investigated 1947 May

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Memorandum to V. Molotov from S. Kruglov and S. Ogoltsov reporting on the number of inmates in special camps and prisons arrested in the course of "cleansing" the rear of the Soviet Armed Forces in Germany and retained in Germany because of their disability, and suggesting that a commission investigate the cases against those inmates and submit the cases of those found guilty of espionage, sabotage, and terrorism against the Soviet Armed Forces and military authorities to the Military Tribunal, that those arrested without serious reasons, as well as seniors and disabled people kept in prison and camps without evidence of crimes, be released, and directing that the list of former fascists detained in the camps and prisons of the Soviet zone of occupation be submitted to the Minister of Internal Affairs and the Minister of State Security for approval 1947 September

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Memorandum to the USSR Council of Ministers and J. Stalin and to the TsK VKP(b) and A. Kuznetsov from V. Abakumov, suggesting that the cases of Germans detained in the prisons and camps of the Soviet zone of occupation in Germany be reviewed, that those detained in prison and camps without evidence of criminal activity, seniors, women with children, juveniles, disabled and seriously ill people (up to 20,000) be released, and that other inmates proved to have participated in fascist organizations, espionage, sabotage, terrorism, or other criminal activity be kept in prison and camps 1947 November

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Resolution of the USSR Council of Ministers appointing a special commission to review the cases of all inmates (excluding those sentenced to a prison term by court) kept in camps and prisons in the Soviet zone of occupation in Germany and putting the commission in charge of establishing local commissions to prepare cases for final investigation, defining the category of inmates not subject to release, directing that all other categories be released, establishing an arbitration organ to settle disagreements among members of the commission, and directing that the results of the work of the commission be approved by the USSR Council of Ministers 1948 March

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Resolution of the USSR Council of Ministers on improvement in maintaining and using the labor of German internees in Soviet labor camps, 1948 May

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Resolution of the USSR Council of Ministers on releasing Germans detained in the Soviet zone of occupation in Germany (approving a report directing that 27,749 people be released in two months and putting V. Abakumov, Minister of State Security, S. Kruglov, Minister of Internal Affairs, and G. Safonov, Prosecutor General, in charge of implementation of this resolution) 1948 June

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Extract from the minutes of the TsK VKP(b) Politburo stating the inexpediency of sending to the Soviet Union Germans convicted by Soviet military tribunals and directing that V. Chuikov within ten days submit to the TsK VKP(b) proposals for release of some of the inmates in the camps and for handing over to German authorities the remaining inmates 1949 September

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Extract from the minutes of the TsK VKP(b) Politburo directing that a commission be created to investigate cases of convicted and unconvicted Germans detained in the special camps and prisons of the MVD in the Soviet zone of occupation in Germany 1949 October

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Cover letter to G. Malenkov, L. Beria, L. Kaganovich, and Bulganin from V. Molotov submitting the draft resolution of the TsK VKP(b) developed by V. Abakumov, S. Kruglov, A. Gromyko, Chuikov, Semenov, and Pushkin [USSR Supreme Commissar in Germany] On the Further Investigation of the Cases of Germans Detained in Special Camps and Prisons Under the MVD in the Soviet Zone of Occupation in Germany ; the draft resolution 1949 October

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Memorandum to J. Stalin from V. Abakumov, S. Kruglov, and G. Safonov, asking Stalin's decision re the draft resolution of the TsK VKP(b) On Liquidation of Special Camps and Prisons Under the MVD in the Soviet Zone of Occupation in Germany, recommending that 15,033 Germans detained for minor crimes (9,634 convicted and 5,404 unconvicted) be released, that 13,945 Germans be handed over to Germany, and 649 Germans who fought the Soviet Union most actively be handed over to the USSR MVD and that the Soviet Control Commission in Germany assume control over implementation of this resolution, and presenting a decision concerning inmates with citizenship other than German 1949 December

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Extract from the minutes of the TsK VKP(b) Politburo directing that the MVD release 15,038 Germans from camps and prisons of the USSR MVD in the Soviet zone of occupation in Germany, that 13,945 Germans be handed over to German authorities (some for further detention in German prisons and some for trial), that 126 foreign citizens be released, and 58 very dangerous criminals who are foreign citizens be sent to prisons in the Soviet Union, that the special camps of the MVD in Sachsenhausen and Buchenwald be liquidated and their facilities be transferred to the authority of the Group of Soviet Troops in Germany before March 15, 1950, and that criminals convicted by Soviet courts in the future be handed over to the MVD of Germany to serve their terms in German prisons 1949 December

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Extract from the minutes of the TsK VKP(b) Politburo putting the Politburo commission in charge of submitting to the Politburo a recast draft resolution on improvement of the work of Soviet military tribunals in Germany; cover letter to the TsK VKP(b) Politburo from N. Gorshenin, S. Ignatiev, G. Safonov, Semichastnov, and Gribanov, submitting the draft resolution recast in accordance with the remarks made at the Politburo on November 15, 1950; the draft resolution, defining the jurisdiction of Soviet military tribunals in Germany, the procedure for trying Soviet and German citizens by military tribunals, the cooperation of Soviet military tribunals with German and Soviet courts, the procedure for communication with the relatives of German citizens on trial, and the authorities responsiblefor oversight of Soviet military tribunals in Germany; sample of a court order to be issued by Soviet military tribunals 1951 November

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Memorandum to G. Malenkov from IA. Malik, First Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, describing petitions for pardoning German citizens convicted by Soviet military tribunals in Germany and serving their terms in Germany, suggesting authorities and procedures for investigating these and future petitions, and establishing a procedure for submitting misleading information to the relatives of German citizens sentenced to death by Soviet courts 1952 November

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Extract from the minutes of the permanent Commission for Foreign Affairs under the Presidium of the USSR Supreme Soviet re revision of petitions for new trials and pardons to be granted to 5,063 German citizens convicted by Soviet military tribunals in Germany 1953 January

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Resolution of the USSR Council of Ministers approving a proposal of the Ministry of State Security to organize special sections for detention of Germans, Austrians, and other foreigners convicted by military tribunals of the Soviet occupation troops in Germany and detained in camps on Soviet territory, establishing a procedure for moving the inmates to those sections, and specifying the categories of criminals to be sent to these sections in the future 1953 February

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Extract from the minutes of the TsK KPSS Politburo re review of cases of German prisoners of war convicted by Soviet courts and serving their terms on the territory of the German Democratic Republic 1953 August

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Extract from the minutes of the TsK KPSS Politburo approving a draft resolution of the TsK KPSS on the release of German prisoners of war, internees, and civilians convicted by Soviet courts, before completion of their terms; the draft resolution 1953 November

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Memorandum to the TsK KPSS from V. Molotov suggesting that 5,628 German citizens convicted by Soviet courts be handed over to the authority of the East German government for amnesty before the fifth anniversary of the founding of the German Democratic Republic, and that each case of amnesty or parole of a German citizen convicted by Soviet courts be approved by an authorized Soviet organ 1954 September

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Extract from the minutes of the TsK KPSS Politburo directing that 5,628 German citizens convicted by Soviet courts be handed over to the East German government before January 1, 1955, that the Ministry of Foreign Affairs notify the German authorities of the need for approval of their decisions about convicted German citizens from authorized Soviet organs, and that a Soviet commission be established to review cases of German citizens considered by German authorities to be eligible for parole 1954 October

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Extract from the minutes of the TsK KPSS Politburo approving a draft resolution of the USSR Council of Ministers authorizing the extension of a deadline for review by German authorities of cases of German citizens convicted by Soviet courts; the resolution; memorandum to the TsK KPSS from I. Serov and R. Rudenko re a request from German authorities to delay for five or six months the investigation of cases of German citizens convicted by Soviet courts 1954 December

 

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Memorandum (four copies of the first page, signed on the top by different TsK KPSS top officials, and one complete copy of two pages) to the TsK KPSS from V. Zagladin, Deputy Chief of the International Department, re the 11th Dartmouth Conference of Representatives of the Soviet and American People to be held in the Soviet Union, members of the delegations, and financing of the conference; two pages (different) listing the members of the Soviet delegation; memorandum to the TsK KPSS from IU. Zhukov, Deputy Chairman of the Soviet Peace Committee, and G. Arbatov, Director of the Institute for the Study of the United States of America and Canada, outlining the topics to be discussed at the conference and asking for more financing; list of members of the American delegation; memorandum to the TsK KPSS from IU. Zhukov and G. Arbatov re a meeting of the working group for food supply for the Dartmouth conference to be held in Moscow 1977 June

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Resolution of the TsK KPSS Secretariat approving a proposal of the Ministry of Civil Aviation to send to the US President an appeal from Aeroflot [Soviet airline] pilots requesting the extradition of criminals who hijacked a Soviet airplane; two copies (differently formatted) of the appeal; extract from the minutes of the TsK KPSS Secretariat; memorandum to the TsK KPSS from N. Savinkin, Chief of the Department of Organizational Organs, and V. Zagladin, Deputy Chief of the International Department; memorandum to the TsK KPSS from B. Bugaev, Minister of Civil Aviation, re dispatch of an open letter from Soviet civilian pilots to President J. Carter, containing a request to extradite the Brazauskas family who killed a stewardess, wounded three crew members of a Soviet plane, and hijacked the plane to Turkey; cover letter to the TsK KPSS from B. Bugaev, accompanying a draft appeal from Soviet pilots to J. Carter; the draft appeal 1977 October-November

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Memorandum to the TsK KPSS from S. Trapeznikov, Chief of the Department of Science and Educational Institutions, E. Tiazhelnikov, Chief of the Propaganda Department, V. Shaposhnikov, Deputy Chief of the International Department, and V. Ignatenko, Deputy Chief of the Department of Political Propaganda Abroad, proposing to approve the 1978-1979 plan (developed by the Ministry of Health and approved by related ministries and departments) to expose an anti-Soviet smear campaign related to "political abuse of psychiatry" waged in 1977 at the 4th World Congress of Psychiatrists in Honolulu; the plan; memorandum to the TsK KPSS from B. Petrovskii, Minister of Health, submitting a draft plan; the draft plan; handwritten brief note to the Department of Science and Educational Institutions and S. Trapeznikov; cover letter to the TsK KPSS from B. Petrovskii submitting a report on the 4th World Congress of Psychiatrists and information about measures to oppose the smear campaign against "abuse of psychiatry in the Soviet Union for political purposes" waged abroad; the report 1977 November 1978 March-April

Reel 1.1012, File 4

Resolution of the TsK KPSS Secretariat approving a proposal of the Department of Political Propaganda Abroad to publish in Pravda (Truth) newspaper an article denouncing the speech of Z. Brzezinski, Adviser to the US President; memorandum to the TsK KPSS from L. Zamiatin, Chief of the Department of Political Propaganda Abroad, suggesting publication of an article denouncing Brzezinski's answers to questions related to Soviet foreign policy broadcast by US television on May 28, 1978; the article 1978 May

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Resolution of the TsK KPSS Secretariat approving and submitting for Politburo approval the text of a TASS (Telegraph Agency of the Soviet Union) report on the exchange of messages between J. Carter and L. Brezhnev concerning diplomatic relations established between the United States and China; two identical copies of the TASS report; copy of an extract from the minutes of the TsK KPSS Secretariat, with a list of documents sent to the Politburo 1978 December

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Resolution of the TsK KPSS Secretariat in principle allowing L. Brezhnev to give answers to a written interview for Time magazine (US), and putting the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Department of Political Propaganda Abroad, and the TsK KPSS General Department, in cooperation with the Ministry of Defense, in charge of preparing materials required for Brezhnev's interview; two copies (one with the distribution list) of an extract from the minutes of the TsK KPSS Secretariat; two copies, one with Brezhnev's handwritten note, of a memorandum to the TsK KPSS from L. Zamiatin, Chief of the Department for Political Propaganda Abroad, listing American television networks, journals, and newspapers seeking an interview with L. Brezhnev and recommending Time magazine for the interview; cover letter to K. Chernenko from L. Zamiatin, submitting the memorandum, with Chernenko's handwritten note across the letter; list of questions submitted to Brezhnev by Time magazine; draft resolution of the TsK KPSS; list of representatives of the press and television from different countries seeking Brezhnev's interview; list of questions suggested by Time magazine 1978 December

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Memorandum to the TsK KPSS from E. Tiazhelnikov, Chief of the Propaganda Department, asking for approval of the dates to publish in major Soviet newspapers materials related to the anticipated summit meeting in Vienna of L. Brezhnev and J. Carter (five copies, each signed by M. Suslov and another Politburo member in approval of the proposed dates) 1979 June

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Memorandum to the TsK KPSS from S. Shcherbakov, Deputy Chief of the Department of Science and Educational Institutions, V. Zagladin, Chief of the International Department, and O. Rakhmanin, Chief of the Department for Liaison with Communist and Workers' Parties of Socialist Countries, reporting on the Asia and Détente symposium held by Soviet and American specialists in July 1979, in Washington, D.C., and supporting the proposal of the USSR Academy of Sciences to conduct a similar symposium of Soviet and American scholars in the Soviet Union; handwritten brief note; memorandum to the TsK KPSS from P. Fedoseev, Acting President of the USSR Academy of Sciences, and A. Fokin, Acting Chief Academic Secretary of the Presidium of the USSR Academy of Sciences; report on the Soviet-American symposium 1979 July-September

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Five identical memoranda (each signed by a different Politburo member) to the TsK KPSS from L. Zamiatin, Chief of the Department of Political Propaganda Abroad, and E. Tiazhelnikov, Chief of the Propaganda Department, proposing to publish in Izvestiia (News) and Sovetskii sport (Soviet Sports) newspapers a statement of the Soviet Olympic Committee opposing J. Carter's attempts to impose a boycott of the 22nd Olympic Summer Games in Moscow; the statement 1980 January

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Memorandum to the TsK KPSS from L. Zamiatin, Chief of the Department of Political Propaganda Abroad, proposing to publish commentary in the Soviet press and abroad by TASS (Telegraph Agency of the Soviet Union), News Publishing Agency (Agenstvo pechati Novosti - APN), and the State Committee for Radio and Television (Gosteleradio) warning the Norwegian government of serious consequences if Norway participates in NATO military maneuvers scheduled to start in Norway on February 28, 1980; the commentary 1980 February

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Resolution of the TsK KPSS Secretariat re discussion on changing the correspondents' branch (korrespondentskii punkt) of the Soviet television and radio in the United States to the division of Soviet television and radio in the US; two extracts from the minutes of the TsK KPSS Secretariat (one with a distribution list); memorandum to the TsK KPSS from G. Smirnov, Deputy Chief of the Propaganda Department; memorandum to the TsK KPSS from S. Lapin, Chairman of the State Committee for Radio and Television (Gosteleradio); draft resolution of the TsK KPSS 1980 February-March

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Memorandum to the TsK KPSS and A. Cherniaev from V. Zhurkin, Deputy Director of the Institute for the Study of theUnited States of America and Canada, submitting a draft message from the Commission for Foreign Affairs of the USSR Supreme Soviet to the Foreign Relations Committee of the US Senate, summoning its members to fight together with Soviet colleagues to ban the creation of new strategic weapons in the two countries and calling for further cooperation in the fields of economics, technology, culture, environmental control, and humanities, denouncing the United States for discrimination against the Soviet Union in customs control and trade, for refusal to issue entrance visas to the Soviet trade union delegation, for interference with Soviet internal policy and problems; note signed by V. Zagladin, Deputy Chief of the International Department, and N. Mostovets, Head of a Sector of the same department, stating that the draft message was prepared before the anticipated visit of a group of deputies of the USSR Supreme Soviet and August 1976 June 1976 August

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Report of V. Trifonov, Counselor of the Soviet Embassy in the United States, on opinions about US foreign policy expressed by J. Carter during his election campaign and after his election as US president; list of excerpts from Carter's speeches formulating his concepts related to US policy toward Asian and Pacific Basin countries 1976 November

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Report of A. Zinchuk, General Consul of the Soviet Union in San Francisco, containing analyses of possible developments in Soviet-American relations 1977 February

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Cover letter to the TsK KPSS from E. Shershnev, Deputy Director of the Institute for the Study of the United States of America and Canada, submitting the memorandum American Prognoses of US Economic Growth Through the Year 1985; the memorandum; brief note signed by N. Mostovets, Head of a Sector of the International Department, stating that the material was presented for information 1977 April 1977 August

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Memorandum to the TsK KPS] from B. Piadyshev, Counselor of the Soviet Embassy in Bulgaria, notifying it of the exchange of books on the Cold War written by B. Pyadyshev and M. Herz, former US Ambassador to Bulgaria, outlining the content of both books and the content of the letter he received from M. Herz, and suggesting that a review of the two books be published in a Soviet magazine, with a handwritten note from N. Mostovets, Head of a Sector of the International Department, stating that the proposed publication is inexpedient; Herz's original letter (in English) 1977 August-September

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Memorandum to the International Department of the TsK KPSS from Kozlov, reporting on the establishment in the United States of a new Maoist organization, the "so-called Communist Party (Marxist-Leninist)," its history, chairman (M. Klonsky), program, and China's reaction to this new party; brief note signed by Zagladin, Deputy Chief of the International Department, and by N. Mostovets, Head of a Sector of the same department, stating that the material is presented for information 1977 December 1978 February

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Cover letter to the TsK KPSS from E. Shershnev, Acting Director of the Institute for the Study of the United States of America and Canada, submitting the reports On the American Approach to the Development of Economic and Scientific Ties with European Socialist Countries (Moment-II) and Problems of Reduction in Armed Forces and Armament in Central Europe and the Position of the Carter Administration (Moment-III), prepared by a commission that included representatives of Bulgaria, Hungary, East Germany, Poland, the Soviet Union, and Czechoslovakia at a meeting in November 1977, in Berlin; the report Moment-III, describing the main determinants influencing the approach of J. Carter to negotiations in Vienna, US objectives there, and the possible American approach to the reduction in armed forces and armament in Central Europe 1978 February

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Memorandum to the TsK KPSS and L. Zamiatin, Chief of the Department of International Information, from G. Arbatov, Director of the Institute for the Study of the United States of America and Canada, re a visit to the institute by political correspondents of American newspapers accompanying US Secretary of State C. Vance during his stay in Moscow as well as American correspondents accredited to Moscow, and re topics of conversations between the correspondents and the institute's employees 1978 April

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Cover letter to the TsK KPSS and M. Zimianin from G. Arbatov, Director of the Institute for the Study of the United States of America and Canada, submitting a memorandum of a conversation between workers of the institute and J. Reinhardt, Director of the International Communications Agency, during his visit to the institute on April 4, 1978; the memorandum, signed by V. Zhurkin and R. Bogdanov, deputy directors of the Institute for the Study of the United States of America and Canada, listing participants in the conversation as well as problems discussed and questions put to Reinhardt and his answers; brief handwritten note 1978 May

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Cover letter to the TsK KPSS from L. Tolkunov, Chairman of the Board of the News Publishing Agency (Agenstvo pechati Novosti - APN), submitting a statement on the publication in the foreign press, at the request of the APN, of the article On Current Policy of the US Government (originally published in Pravda (Truth) newspaper of June 17, 1978); the statement 1978 June

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Cover letter to the TsK KPSS from R. Bogdanov, Deputy Director of the Institute for the Study of the United States ofAmerica and Canada, submitting a report on the latest meeting of an international commission that discussed US policy toward European socialist countries; the report signed by IU. Zamoshkin, Chief of the Department of Ideological Problems of the Institute for the Study of the United States of America and Canada, re the objectives of the meeting, social composition of the participants, and their position on ideological issues 1978 July

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Memorandum of a conversation between A. Gurianov, Senior Reference Adviser of the Department of International Ties of the Presidium of the USSR Supreme Soviet, and R. Combs, First Secretary of the US Embassy in the Soviet Union, a meeting between American and Soviet parliament members (problems to be discussed during the meeting, list of American senators and their escort, reservations to be made at hotels in Moscow and Leningrad, and related matters) 1978 October

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Cover letter to the TsK KPSS from R. Bogdanov, Deputy Director of the Institute for the Study of the United States of America and Canada, submitting a report on the latest meeting of an international commission that discussed US policy toward European socialist countries; the report signed by IU. Zamoshkin, Chief of the Department of Ideological Problems of the Institute for the Study of the United States of America and Canada, describing the objectives of the meeting, participants, and their opinions on ideological issues and on bilateral relations with the United States, outlining the procedure for further work of the international commission, and presenting conclusions and recommendations of the meeting 1978 November

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Memorandum to the TsK KPSS from A. Manzhulo, Deputy Minister of Foreign Trade, submitting for the Department of International Information the article On the Importance of Trade in Soviet-American Relations, signed by N. Krainev; the report presenting analyses of Soviet-American trade cooperation; note sent to the TsK KPSS by V. Ignatenko, Deputy Chief of the Department of International Information, stating that the article, after appropriate modification, was published in Izvestiia (News) newspaper 1979 January 1979 June

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Memorandum of a conversation of August 6, 1979, between A. Gurianov, Senior Reference Adviser of the Department of International Ties of the Presidium of the USSR Supreme Soviet, and E. Djerejian, First Secretary of the US Embassy in the Soviet Union, re organizational matters related to the visit of a delegations of American congressmen and senators to the Soviet Union; list of American congressmen and their escorts; brief note; brief cover letter to N. Mostovets (International Department) from V. Vysotkin (Department of International Ties) of the Presidium of the USSR Supreme Soviet) submitting the material; memorandum of the conversation of August 15, 1979, between A. Gurianov and E. Djerejian related to the problems to be discussed by the group headed by Congressman L. Wolf and a group of deputies of the USSR Supreme Soviet and to the organizational issues related to the visit of the group headed by Senator J. Biden; memorandum related to the visit to the Soviet Union of the delegation headed by Senator Biden 1979 August

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Brief statement signed by General G. Mikhailov, Chief of the Information of the Main Intelligence Directorate of the General Staff of the Soviet Armed Forces, on aggressive actions taken by the United States in different regions of the world 1980 January

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Cover letter to the TsK KPSS from G. Baranovskii, Secretary of the Soviet Committee for European Security and Cooperation, submitting a report on the 4th Colloquium on Disarmament in Europe held by the Soviet Committee for European Security and Cooperation, Scientific Council for Research of Problems of Peace and Disarmament of the USSR Academy of Sciences, Soviet Peace Committee, and State Committee for Science and Technology (GKNT); the report, signed by A. Shitikov, Chairman of the Soviet Committee for European Security and Cooperation, and G. Arbatov, Chairman of the Disarmament Problems section of the Scientific Council for Research on Problems of Peace and Disarmament of the USSR Academy of Sciences, mentioning participants in the colloquium, participating countries and organizations, and the agenda, and summarizing discussions on the international situation, the situation in Europe, limitation of strategic offensive arms and of medium-range missiles, and other problems 1980 March

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Memorandum of a conversation of A. N. Yakovlev, Soviet Ambassador to Canada, with Canadian scholars participating in the Pugwash Movement re developments of the international situation and possible escalation of confrontation into nuclear conflict, discussions concerning the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan, disarmament, and related issues 1980 April

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Report of S. Divilkovskii, Counselor to the Permanent Representatives of the Soviet Union at the UN, on the Medical Consequences of Nuclear Armament and Nuclear War symposium held in New York by the organizations Physicians for Social Responsibility and the Council for a Livable World on September 27-28, 1980 1980 October

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Memorandum to the TsK KPSS from L. Zamiatin, Chief of the Department of Political Propaganda Abroad, reporting on his meeting with top executives of the Time-Life publishing corporation (United States) re their request to interview L. Brezhnev, current Soviet-American relations, policy of the Reagan administration toward the arms race, position toward the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan, and other issues 1981 October

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Memorandum of a conversation between V. Kamenev, Counselor of the Soviet Embassy in the United States, and A. Johnson,representative of the Communist Party USA (CPUSA), re invitation to the Soviet Union of a group of activists of the CPUSA, the plenum of the Central Committee of the CPUSA to be held on November 19-21, 1976, the propaganda campaign in the United States denouncing the Soviet Union for predominance over Eastern Europe, the US presidential election campaign, and a request of G. Hall, Secretary General of the CPUSA, to meet A. Dobrynin, Soviet Ambassador to the United States, after the elections 1976 October

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Memorandum of a conversation between A. Gorshenev, Soviet Consul in San Francisco, and A. Lima, Secretary of the Northern California branch of the Communist Party USA (CPUSA) and member of the Central Committee of the CPUSA, re the campaign waged in the United States to denounce human rights violations in the Soviet Union and other socialist countries and re the main tasks of the CPUSA 1977 March

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Memorandum to the TsK KPSS from Marshal N. Ogarkov, re a report prepared by the Stanford University Center for Strategic Studies on American forward-based nuclear weapons and their possible influence on strategic arms limitation talks and on reduction of armed forces and armament in Central Europe 1977 February

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Memorandum to the International Department of the TsK KPSS and N. Mostovets from A. Dobrynin, Soviet Ambassador to the United States, re a request from the Communist Party USA (CPUSA) to allow 20 (instead of 15) activists from the CPUSA to visit the Soviet Union and re a request from H. Winter (CPUSA activist) to give an explanation to the writer V. Perlo of the Soviet approach to the peaceful uses of atomic energy, with a handwritten note from the International Department stating that 20 party activists were allowed to visit the USSR by the TsK KPSS resolution and that V. Perlo would get answers to his questions during his visit to the Soviet Union; memorandum (translated into Russian) to V. Kamenev from V. Perlo listing his questions related to Soviet-American cooperation in peaceful uses of atomic energy; letter (translated into Russian) to N. Sievering, Assistant Administrator for International Affairs of the US Energy Research and Development Administration, requesting information on Soviet-American cooperation in peaceful uses of atomic energy; response letter to V. Perlo from B. Hill(?), [Head of the East-West Relations Sector(?)] 1976 October 1977 February 1977 April

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Cover letter to the TsK KPSS and A. Cherniaev from V. Zhurkin, Deputy Director of the Institute for the Study of the United States of America and Canada, submitting a brief report on the activity of the international commission for problem solving on Policy of the United States Toward Socialist Countries in Europe, listing goals and participants of the commission, organization of the work and its results, and a program for future work 1977 March

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Memorandum of a conversation between A. Gorshenev, General Consul of the Soviet Union in San Francisco, and C. Bloice, editor of People's World newspaper and member of the Central Committee of the Communist Party USA, re recruiting new subscribers for People's World, possible election of the communist M. Allen to the Berkeley city council, the state of and prospects for Soviet-American relations, and publications in the newspaper in honor of the 60th anniversary of the October revolution 1977 March

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Cover letter to the TsK KPSS from Z. Kruglova, Chairwoman of the Presidium of the Union of Soviet Societies of Friendship and Cultural Relations with Foreign Countries (SSOD), submitting a report, signed by A. Stepunin, Chief of the SSOD Department for the United States and Executive Secretary of the USSR-United States Society, and V. Molchanov, Reference Adviser of the SSOD Department for the USA and Secretary of the USSR-United States Society, on cooperation with F. Neal, Vice President of the US Committee on East-West Accord; the report containing information on the history of the committee, F. Neal's work there, plans for future work, names of committee co-chairs and executive officers, F. Neal's meetings and conversations with Soviet officials during his visit to the Soviet Union, and his position toward developments in Soviet-American relations 1977 July

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Cover letter to the TsK KPSS from IE. Ivanov, First Deputy Chairman of the Presidium of the Union of Soviet Societies of Friendship and Cultural Relations with Foreign Countries (SSOD), submitting a report of the special SSOD tourist group on its work during its visit to the United States; the report signed by A. Druzhinin, head of the special group and political correspondent of Soviet radio and television, and V. Gorin, deputy head of the special group and Deputy Chairman of the SSOD Department for the United States, listing propaganda actions taken by the members of the special group during their tour of US cities 1977 July

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Memorandum of a conversation between V. Bazovskii, Soviet Ambassador to Bulgaria, and M. Herz, US Ambassador to Bulgaria, re Soviet-American and American-Bulgarian relations 1976 July

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Memorandum of a conversation between G. Arbatov, Director of the Institute for the Study of the United States of America and Canada, and Senator G. McGovern re the Soviet-American Strategic Arms Limitation Treaty, the position of the US Senate toward American foreign policy, and Arbatov's criticism of the Carter administration 1977 August

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Memorandum (translated into Russian) to K. Fedoseev, Deputy Chief of the Department for the United States of the USSR Ministry of Foreign Affairs, from W. Brown, Political Officer of the US Embassy in the Soviet Union, asking that P. Tomsen and B. Tua, first and second secretaries of the embassy, be helped during their trip to Siberia to meet workers of the Institute of Permafrost and of the Institute of the North in Siberia; brief note signed by N. Mostovets, Head of a Sector of the International Department, stating that P. Tomsen visited Siberia as he planned and was helped with his meetings 1977 October-November

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Cover letter to the TsK KPSS from V. Ruben, Chairman of the Soviet of Nationalities of the USSR Supreme Soviet, submitting a memorandum of his conversation with M. Toon, US Ambassador to the USSR; the memorandum of the conversation re development of relations between the US Congress and the USSR Supreme Soviet, exchange of congressional delegations between the two countries, and Soviet policy toward peaceful coexistence, 1977 December

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Report entitled American Approach to the Development of Economic, Scientific, and Technological Relations with European Socialist Countries (Moment II) signed by E. Shershnev, Acting Director of the Institute for the Study of the United States of America and Canada, analyzing the changes in American economic relations with the Council on Mutual Economic Assistance countries in the 1970s, the influence of the political situation in the United States on economic cooperation, and discrimination against socialist countries by the US in trade relations, and outlining the tasks of socialist countries for improvement of economic relations with the United States; table re trade relations with the United States of European countries participating in the Council for Mutual Assistance in each year from 1966 through 1976; table re the structure of trade with the United States of the European countries participating in the Council for Mutual Assistance, with indication of the kinds of goods imported and exported in each year from 1973 through 1976 1978 August 10

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Cover letter to the TsK KPSS from L. Maksudov, Chief of the Information Department of the USSR Ministry of Foreign Affairs, accompanying the report entitled Several New Moments in Foreign Propaganda of the United States; the report 1978 April

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Report entitled Disarmament Problems in American Propaganda signed by V. Kamenev, Counselor for Information of the Soviet Embassy in the United States, with a handwritten marginal note directing the document to the TsK KPSS officials 1978 May

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Memorandum to the TsK KPSS and L. Zamiatin from R. Bogdanov, Deputy Director of the Institute for the Study of the United States of America and Canada, requesting that they authorize the participation of G. Arbatov in a CBS television program on Soviet-American relations, provided that G. Arbatov be interviewed in Moscow, with Zamiatin's handwritten marginal note stating that M. Suslov (TsK Secretary) authorizes the interview; note signed by G. Grechikhin, Chief of the Secretariat of the Department of Political Propaganda Abroad, stating that the Institute for the Study of the United States of America and Canada (G. Arbatov) has been informed of Suslov's authorization 1978 June

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Memorandum to G. Kornienko, First Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, from A. Dobrynin, Soviet Ambassador to the United States, re a request from the CBS and NBC television networks (United States) to broadcast simultaneous interviews of L. Brezhnev and J. Carter; brief handwritten note to L. Zamiatin (from unidentified author) rejecting the idea of Brezhnev's interview; memorandum to the TsK KPSS from L. Zamiatin, Chief of the Department of Political Propaganda Abroad, stating that Brezhnev's interview is inexpedient since his position toward Soviet-American relations has been expressed in his speeches and reflected in the Soviet press; note to the TsK KPSS from V. Ignatenko, Deputy Chief of the Department of International Information, stating that discussion of the problem has been postponed and that the USSR Ministry of Foreign Affairs has been informed 1978 June-August

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Memorandum to A. Gromyko, Minister of Foreign Affairs, from A. Dobrynin, Soviet Ambassador to the United States, submitting a political letter, prepared by the Soviet Embassy in the United States, analyzing the main aspects of current Soviet-American relations; the political letter analyzing Soviet-American relations under the Carter administration and outlining the Soviet approach to relations between the two countries concerning the Strategic Arms Limitation Treaty, the settlement of Middle East problems, Sino-American relations, and a Soviet-American summit 1978 July

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Memorandum to the TsK KPSS from L. Tolkunov, Chairman of the Board of the News Publishing Agency (APN - Agenstvo pechati Novosti - APN) re some changes in imperialistic propaganda on d tente 1978 August

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Memorandum to the TsK KPSS from L. Zamiatin, Chief of the Department of Political Propaganda Abroad, reporting on a meeting in the department with the American public figure G. Kennan, with M. Suslov's handwritten note directing the memorandum to A. Gromyko and B. Ponomarev; brief handwritten note to A. Cherniaev and N. Mostovets from B. Ponomarev suggesting that the material be taken into consideration in preparing meetings with US senators; brief note from Gromyko, sending the material to Kornienko and Komplektov, Chairman of the Department for the United States of the USSR Ministry of Foreign Affairs 1978 October

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Memorandum to the TsK KPSS from B. Pankin, Chairman of the Board of the All-Union Agency on Copyright (VAAP), reporting on aspects of negotiations between the VAAP and leading US publishing houses 1978 October

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Memorandum to the TsK KPSS from L. Zamiatin, Chief of the Department of Political Propaganda Abroad, re his conversation with O. Robison, Chairman of the US Advisory Commission on International Communication, about international relations and Soviet-American relations during the Carter administration 1978 November

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Memorandum to the TsK KPSS from V. Falin, Deputy Chief of the Department of Political Propaganda Abroad, reporting on his conversation with C. Whitney, correspondent of the New York Times, re a possible summit of L. Brezhnev and J. Carter, prospects for signing the Strategic Arms Limitation Treaty (SALT), Sino-American relations, the situation in the Middle East, trial by an American court of Enger and Cherniaev, Soviet officials at the UN, and their possible exchange for Soviet dissidents 1978 November

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Memorandum to the TsK KPSS from L. Zamiatin, Chief of the Department of Political Propaganda Abroad, re an interview given by G. Arbatov, Director of the Institute for the Study of the United States of America and Canada, to International Herald Tribune newspaper 1978 November

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Cover letter to the TsK KPSS from P. Alekseev, Editor in Chief of the Izvestiia (News) newspaper, submitting a memorandum of a conversation of V. Matveev, political correspondent of the newspaper, with an American journalist (D. Shipler, correspondent of the New York Times) and with West German diplomats about China; the memorandum 1978 December

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Cover letter to the TsK KPSS from G. Arbatov, Director of the Institute for the Study of the United States of America and Canada, submitting a copy of a memorandum of his conversation with C. Bertram, Director of the Institute for Strategic Studies (London); the memorandum concerning the political situation with respect to arms control, progress in the Vienna talks, and the next stage of talks on the limitation of strategic offensive arms (SALT) 1979 January

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Cover letter to L. Zamiatin, Chief of the Department of International Information, from A. Dobrynin, Soviet Ambassador to the United States, submitting a report about the Press Department of the White House, prepared by V. Gan, correspondent of TASS (Telegraph Agency of the Soviet Union); the report describing the structure as well as the officials of the Press Department and their responsibilities 1979 April

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Cover letter to L. Zamiatin, Chief of the Department of International Information, from V. Vasev, Soviet Charg d'Affaires ad Interim to the United States, submitting the memorandum On Propagandist Coverage of the Strategic Arms Limitation Treaty (SALT II); the memorandum, signed by V. Kamenev, Counselor for Informational Matters of the Soviet Embassy in the United States, analyzing determinants to be taken into consideration in spreading propaganda in the United States related to SALT-II 1979 July

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Cover letter to V. Zagladin, First Deputy Chief of the International Department, from V. Paputin, First Deputy Minister of Internal Affairs, submitting a memorandum of his conversation with M. Toon, US Ambassador to the Soviet Union, re the Ambassador's request that Soviet authorities increase security of the US Embassy in the Soviet Union, that they guarantee the right to leave the Soviet Union to the Vashchenko and Chmykhalov families who found refuge in the American Embassy, and that direct contact of the Embassy's security service with Soviet militia organs be established 1979 September 1979 November

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Memorandum to the TsK KPSS from G. Arbatov, Director of the Institute for the Study of the United States of America and Canada, containing a memorandum of his conversation with A. Cox, American public figure, re the campaign waged in the United States concerning "Soviet troops" in Cuba, re prospects for ratification of SALT-II, re the political situation in the United States and the forthcoming presidential elections, and re prospects for further talks on the limitation of strategic offensive arms 1979 October

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Memorandum of a conversation between V. Chaltsev, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, and M. Garrison, US Charg d'Affaires ad Interim in the Soviet Union, who handed over a response to the protest note of the USSR Ministry of Foreign Affairs to the US Embassy in the Soviet Union in connection with an explosion at the building in New York of the Soviet Representatives at the UN; the note (translated into Russian) 1979 December

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Cover letter to the TsK KPSS from IE. Fedorov, Chairman of the Soviet Peace Committee, submitting a memorandum of a conversation that took place during the visit of an American delegation of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom to the Soviet Peace Committee; the memorandum listing the members of the American delegation and problems discussed 1980 January

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Cover letter to the TsK KPSS from P. Alekseev, Editor in Chief of Izvestiia (News) newspaper, submitting a memorandum of a conversation between V. Matveev, political correspondent of the newspaper, and "a group of Americans"; the memorandum of the conversation that took place during a dinner in the apartment of Mr. Newbert(?), American representative of the US - USSR Economic and Trade Council, with M. Forrestal, former president of the council, and K. Jenkins, current president of the council, about the international situation and the development of Soviet-American relations 1980 March

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Cover letter to the TsK KPSS from L. Maksudov, Chief of the Information Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs,submitting a memorandum of a conversation of V. Kamenev, Counselor of the Soviet Embassy in the United States, with J. Dolf(?), representative of the Jack Dolf Associates television company (US), and D. Hanauer(?), representative of the Hanauer and Co. television company, re their request to receive twice-weekly excerpts from Soviet television news programs to be broadcast in the United States 1980 April-May

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Cover letter to the TsK KPSS from R. Bogdanov, Deputy Director of the Institute for the Study of the United States of America and Canada, submitting the analytical memorandum On the Position of the American Delegation at the Forthcoming Meeting in Madrid; the memorandum concerning issues of the American delegation's participation in the Madrid meeting and possible actions to be taken by the American delegation there 1980 August

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Cover letter to the TsK KPSS from V. Zhurkin, Deputy Director of the Institute for the Study of the United States of America and Canada, submitting a memorandum of a number of conversations held in the institute with R. Scammon, American expert on election campaigns; the memorandum describing Scammon's opinion of the elections in the United States 1980 October

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Memorandum to the TsK KPSS from N. Firiubin, Chairman of the USSR Commission for the International Labor Organization (ILO), on the participation of Soviet institutions and departments in the activity of the ILO 1980 November

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Cover letter to the TsK KPSS from V. Zhurkin, Deputy Director of the Institute for the Study of the United States of America and Canada, submitting the analytical memorandum Reagan's Approach to the Madrid Conference and the "Human Rights Problem"; the memorandum analyzing possible changes in American foreign policy under the Reagan administration and speculating on the influence of those changes on the Madrid meeting; brief note signed by R. Bogdanov, directing the material to V. Kobysh (Department of International Information) 1980 December

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Cover letter to L. Zamiatin, Chief of the Department of International Information, from A. Dobrynin, Soviet Ambassador to the United States, submitting a report on informational and propagandist work of the Soviet Embassy in the United States and a plan entitled Plan for Informational and Propagandist Measures to be Taken by the Embassy in 1981; the report outlining the main actions of the Embassy, describing the propagandist and ideological situation in the United States, anti-Soviet campaigns in the American press, possible propagandist and ideological actions to be taken by the new Reagan administration, listing the main informational and propagandist measures taken in the United States by the Soviet Embassy, outlining propaganda measures taken by the Soviet Embassy in the press and in the American media, oral propaganda,cooperation with public organizations, use of television, film distribution, records, and philately for propaganda purposes, drawing conclusions, and offering proposals for future work 1981 January

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Cover letter to the TsK KPSS from G. Arbatov, Director of the Institute for the Study of the United States of America and Canada, submitting excerpts from the memoranda of conversations held in the Institute with K. Lipper(?), senior partner of the Salomon Brothers company and Professor at Columbia University; the excerpts from the memoranda re Lipper's opinions on prices for oil and determinants influencing pricing in this area, on the production of synthetic fuel in the United States and the policy of the US government toward this problem, on interest rates and the dollar exchange rate, and on the Reagan administration and its foreign policy 1981 August

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Memorandum to the TsK KPSS from L. Zamiatin, Chief of the Department of Political Propaganda Abroad, summarizing the main issues of a new program for modernization of US strategic weapons, presented in the statement of President Reagan on October, 2, 1981 1981 October

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