Poland: Poland: Annual Review for 1976

1 Jan 1977

A file containing the annual review of Poland for 1976. Subjects discussed in the file include the strikes and riots that occurred in Poland following an increase in food prices; the Polish government's response to these protests; the dissident movement in Poland; the creation of a Workers' Defence Committee; and church support for the dissident movement in Poland. Other subjects discussed in the file include Anglo-Polish economic relations; and official visits between the U.K. and Poland, including a visit to Britain by the Polish prime minister, Piotr Jaroszewicz. Documents in the file include a calendar of events in Poland during 1976.
trade united kingdom technology poland dissidents exports international relations price controls riots official visits soviet union church-state relations domestic politics food supplies economic policies protests industrial action anglo-polish relations soviet satellite states dissent Polish-Soviet relations Polish politics intelligentsia Dissent, Resistance, and Human Rights Piotr Jaroszewicz Goronwy Roberts Roman Catholic Church Edward Gierek Polish protests of 1976 Workers' Defence Committee (KOR)
Collection ID
Soviet Union United Kingdom
Department Reference
ENP 14/2
Document Type
Correspondence Reports
File Reference
FCO 28/3050
Persons Discussed
Edward Gierek Goronwy Roberts Piotr Jaroszewicz
Published in
United Kingdom
Subject Countries
Dissent, Resistance, and Human Rights Domestic Politics International Relations

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