December 24, 1981
INTELLIGENCE INFORMATION CABLE, 'SOVIET PRESSURE ON POLISH GOVERNMENT TO ACT AGAINST THE POLISH CHURCH'
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get citationReport discusses how after breaking Solidarnosc resistance, the next most important part of maintaining power is to lessen the influence of the Catholic Church. The Soviets propose tactics such as smear campaigns against priests, paternity suits, and getting priests drunk."Intelligence Information Cable, 'Soviet Pressure on Polish Government to Act Against the Polish Church'," December 24, 1981, History and Public Policy Program Digital Archive, CIA declassification, 2008 http://digitalarchive.wilsoncenter.org/document/165342