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March 9, 1953
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Approved For Release 2009/01/26: CIA-RDP80-0081 OA000100100007-5 CLASSIFICATION oEr-1iUT/C3NTR0L - L ?`.. OFFICIAL ONLY CENTRAL ICJ GENIC AGENCY REPORT INFORMATION REPORT CD NO. COUNTRY East Germany SUBJECT Status of the 3-3DP:D PLACE ACQUIRED .)Ai E OF INFO. DATE DISTR. March. 1111)3 NO.. OF PAGES NO, OF ENCLS. SUPPLEMENT TO REPORT NO. 4 The Nationaldnmo~:r a tlschc Partei Deutachlands (Nat; onal Democratic Party of Germany) (PTDPD) is financed by the BED. Karl Raab, the treasurer of the SiD, by order of Waiter Ulbricht, regularly transfers about 7509OO0 mar emery month to this party. Additi onal sums of up to 200,000 eastmarks are paid if the necessity arises. However, in spite of this help, the MDPD is always short of money because of poor financial planning and management.1 The NDPD has been subject to a close control by thc: SLD for about 18 months. Principal statements of policy require _ - Ulbricht'a approval. Dr Lothar Bolz maintains close connection with been vrderedeto main discuss departmental 1 important questions central party headquarters have with their opposite numbers at the S} headquarters. Thus for instance, in the field of municipal administration, Reinhold Hennig (NDPD) coordinates with Linton i'lenilcowslc:i_c(SED) in economic i matters of generallin Brest,mVineenzpMuellerd~ates with Z?1i11i Stoph (SED); and coordinates with Hermann M.atern (SED). The same coordination exists at Kreis and Bezirk levels. NUPD functionaries consider their opposite zrzmbers in the 5D as their superiors. 3 Schroeter (f nu) was ordered by the SLD to supervise use NDP. All measures taken che^]t+wc; by SED Preis and Bezirk head- by 1,M "-D f'lnctionaries are continuous quarters, ante the result of this check is reported to the central committee of the SF,D. Experience has within thethDtP33ttYacnethe 3central. eFtt}PDheadquarterstetsel?,. informed on happenings 25X1 CLASSIFICATION SECRET/CONTROL - U.S. OFFICIALS ORLY Disc UTIQN ARP$Y ~.-...ter, X AlR -LJ: S FBI Approved For Release 2009/01/26: CIA-RDP80-0081 OA000100100007-5 Approved For Release 2009/01/26: CIA-RDP80-0081 OA000100100007-5 S EC3?. ;T/CUTNTRGL. m U.S. C7ICTf:I.,,5 CTiY _ 2 Dr Lothar Bolz maintains direct and ccntinuous connection w,.,th General Chui?cov; I.F. Sernichastnov, deputy cI .ef of the SCC; and Colonel i1.M. Niyatk in. Vincc:n