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Digital Archive International History Declassified


  • September 29, 1970

    Protocol of a Conference of Representatives of the Ministries of Internal Affairs and State Security held in Warsaw on 28-29 September 1970

    Agreement for cooperation between the intelligences agencies of Bulgaria, Hungary, East Germany, Poland, Romania, Czechoslovakia and the Soviet Union on "measures to ensure the safety of civilian aircraft from hijacking, [and] acts of sabotage."

  • February 18, 1972

    Polish Interior Ministry Note on Joint Meeting with PUWP CC on Actions against 'Centers of Subversion'

    These two Interior Ministry documents indicate Edvard Gierek’s concern with uncensored information (“rumors” and “gossip”) challenging his policies, and his focus on RFE as a key instrument of “Western subversion.”

  • April 24, 1980

    Report by the Chairman of the Delegation from the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the People’s Republic of Poland, Comrade Boguslav Staruha during Soviet Bloc Meeting on Western Radio

    In the statements by the Polish Interior Minister at the Bloc Meeting held on 23 April 1980 to discuss foreign “hostile actions,” including Western radio broadcasting, special attention is given to attempts to form a political opposition in the socialist countries.