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5 May 2022 English

Notes of interest with links to documents in Cold War Eastern Europe. Links to photos, maps and compelling stories.

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The National Archives · 1 January 1982 German

A file containing records of meetings between the visits commissioners of the Berlin Senate and the East German government. Subjects covered in these meetings included the construction and operation of …


The National Archives · 1 January 1982 English

A file containing documents concerning a visit to West Berlin by the British prime minister, Margaret Thatcher, in October 1982. Subjects covered in the file include Thatcher's desire to place …


The National Archives · 1 January 1982 French

A file containing documents relating to Soviet and Eastern European protests concerning the status of Berlin. Documents in the file describe a series of protests against the inclusion of West …


The National Archives · 1 January 1982 English

A file of correspondence and reports concerning the economic situation in Hungary. The documents cover Hungarian requests for loans from the Bank of International Settlements; the involvement of the Bank …


The National Archives · 1 January 1982 French

A file containing documents relating to the supply of natural gas from the Soviet Union to West Berlin. Subjects covered in the file include inaccurate information on the project leaked …


The National Archives · 1 January 1982 Bulgarian

A file of correspondence and reports concerning the internal political situation in Bulgaria. The documents cover meetings of the Bulgarian Central Committee and National Assembly concerning a new labour code, …


The National Archives · 1 January 1982 English

A file of documents concerning the Communist Party of Czechoslovakia (K.S.?.) and the Czechoslovak government. Subjects discussed in the file include a conference of K.S.?. party secretaries; the sixth meeting …


The National Archives · 1 January 1982 Czech

A file of documents concerning the restitution of Czechoslovak gold and the settlement of British claims against Czechoslovakia. Subjects discussed in the file include an agreement for the repatriation of …


The National Archives · 1 January 1982 French

A file containing documents concerning Allied policy on Berlin air services. Subjects covered in the file include flights between Berlin and Turkey for migrant workers; proposals for charter flights between …


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