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December 21, 1989

Report Concerning the Complete Withdrawal of Soviet Troops from Mongolia

This report states that the Mongolian authorities requested that Soviet troops be withdrawn following the 1989 Sino-Soviet summit and rapprochement. The writers included a draft decree ordering the removal of troops by July of 1991.

August 1987

CPSU Central Committee Request, 'On the Order of Preparation of Documents on Questions of Military Technical Cooperation with Foreign Countries'

The CPSU Central Committee proposes a workflow for creating composing and approving documents on military technical cooperation with foreign countries.

December 8, 1986

Proposal on the Expiration of the Unilaterial Soviet Moratorium on Nuclear Testing

Proposal to resume Soviet nuclear testing following the expiration of the USSR's unilateral moratorium on nuclear detonations on 1 January 1987. The US government continued nuclear testing throughout 1986 and did not join the Soviet moratorium. Proposes to announce the resumption of testing in December 1986 following the first American test explosion in 1987.

March 21, 1990

Letter from Deputy Minister of Defense of the USSR, M. Moiseyev to L.H. Zaikov, 21 March 1990.

The letter concerns Afghanistan and arms sales.

May 13, 1989

CPSU CC Politburo Decision, with Report by Zaikov, Shevardnadze, Yazov and Kryuchkov

CPSU CC Politburo Decision, with report by Zaikov, Shevardnadze, Yazov, and Kryuchkov regarding measures to bolster the government of Afghanistan and to protect Najibullah’s government from overthrow

July 22, 1989

CPSU CC Memo with Excerpt from Protocol #163/44, 22 July 1989

The protocol deals with the further arming of Afghanistan and the training of Afghan servicemen in the USSR.

March 12, 1989

CPSU CC Memo with excerpt from Protocol #149/23 and an attached report, 12 March 1989

This memo concerns further measures for urgent military aid to Afghanistan.

May 19, 1989

CPSU CC Memo, excerpt from Protocol #159/20, 19 May 1989

This memo concerns military aid to Afghanistan for May-June 1989.