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November 3, 1949
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10ELWAX 1 CLASSIFICATION SAC We"T241671- .fICIAI. 'XILY 25X1 A _V < Vora Approved For Release 2001/03/17 : CIA-RDPNQ-00457R003700010010-3 CENTRAL IJCLIGENCE AGENCY REPORT NO. INFORMATION COUNTRY Gerrtany (Russian Zone) SUBJECT Activitieo of want Gernan Goverment PLACE 5X 1 A ACQUIRED DATE OF INFO. In the terrinolo. of the now r'ovornment an "Office" (Arat) is on^ de.?ree hi-,hor than a I-lain Adrtinistrztion (IIauptvertraitung). There will be only four "Offices" in the rovornnental structure: Central Planning! Office, Central Statistical Office, Office for Reparations and Office of Infar- REPORT CD NO. DATE DISTR. 3 Nov. 1949 NO. OF PAGES 2 NO. OF E CUSTED BELO. SUPPLEMENT TO REPORT NO. 25X1X 1. Since the forr-ntion of the .east Geinan rtovernr ont, the relations bet*.,reen the Soviet control officers and r cr bers of the Garman ninistries have been put on a different '3asis, so that co*Lpands are no Ionr!r issued, but are rerlaced by "advice". Letters, for example, from K. I. Koval to Minister Heinrich Rau benin "I4y dear i1r. flau" and and "Your devoted Koval", and are rhrased arproxt'ately as follociss "Jo consider th3 follo~ring staffs to be advisable or necessary". Source remarks that this T3sture is r bat imrortant in the impression it has made on oovernnent officials, those of the bourr!eois }parties, and in the increased feelinn of self respect it has ?iven them. Koval recently sent an oCLer to Pau and Georg Handke to arpear at his office on 25 October; Rau protested and Koval rescinded his order, and instead went to Itau's office to rive his advice. nation. Of these the -first two will be under Pau in the ;inistry for Planning, 3. In the old DWX each Ilauptverualtung, had its own &-D shop r;rou?,, and these ,,roups were under a unified SLD headquarters within the D' TIC with the rank of an autonorlous Kreisloitn6g. This 12oadquart?rc is now abolished., and the olior gr. ou-o^ of '-he various rsini strips will be responsible directly to the Central "ecretarint of the ^L D. 4. The "G3rr`an Ad^inistrztion of the Interior" has evacuated its quarters In 2erl1n-=1ilhelmsruh. The 'iinittry of the Interior is now located in Borlin- tlitte at Kanonierstraise 8, chile the oo called Attao!rd Main Administrations (Anga-!l ederte !Iauptvsr ,ra1tungen) are set up in florlin Hohonsch8n!viusen on Seckondorfstrasae in the forner police saho 1. These Ad-'inistrations are "Volt poliei" and "Schutz der `?Jirtschaft"; the latter is '.x.lievec4 to be a cover sane for K-5, the political police. D This document is - CONFIDE:NTIAL in ac hereby regraded to c Return 25X1 C b from the hector of Central Int 878 A letter of 18 ord.aince with the October Next Fj%iA#-~A1~.JLA tINStates? C,;'C41 Approved For Release 2001/ tfk3700010010-3 rchivist of the Unit 11gence to th Approved For Release 2001/03/17 : CIA-RDP82-00457R003700010010-3 SECR''T A~ :. r= ~$r-MTALC ONLY L fl ELLI-MCE AG.NC! 25X1A 5. Work continues in accordance with Order No. 101, issued in August 1949 bar General Chuikov to the DWK, which called for the building of certain stretches of railroad track to enable Soviet Zone traffic to avoid passing through Berlin. However, the construction is not supervised by the new government, but kr Soviet ArtV engineer troops under a Guards colonel. The work is to be completed by 1 March 1950. 25X1A 25X1A * JILMJJ~~~ Presumab],y the same as the section called in auptverwaltung z= Schutz des Volkeeigentums". UAL. S. OFFICIALS ONLY Approved For Release 2001/03/17 : CIA-RDP82-00457R003700010010-3