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USSR: POLITBURO AND SECRETARIAT UNDER GORBACHEV

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CIA-RDP88-00434R000400970003-4
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10
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December 22, 2016
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June 9, 2011
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3
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March 13, 1986
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MEMO
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DIRECTORATE OF INTELLIGENCE
13 March 1986
USSR: Politburo and Secretariat Changes Under Gorbachev
Summary
At the conclusion of the 27th CPSU Congress on 6 March 1986, General
Secretary Mikhail Gorbachev announced the composition of the new Polit-
buro and Secretariat--the leading organs of the ruling party apparatus.
Eight Soviet officials received promotions to these bodies: one full Polit-