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October 1, 1988 | ROBERT C. TOTH, Times Staff Writer
The Kremlin shake-up strengthens Soviet leader Mikhail S. Gorbachev in his drive not only for internal reform but also for less confrontational relations with the United States, many American experts on the Soviet Union agreed Friday. "An obvious win for Gorbachev in the scope of the change and his packing of the Politburo," one senior U.S. official said. At the United Nations, Secretary of State George P. Shultz told reporters that the meaning of the changes is that "Mr.
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October 1, 1988 | ROBERT C. TOTH, Times Staff Writer
The Kremlin shake-up strengthens Soviet leader Mikhail S. Gorbachev in his drive not only for internal reform but also for less confrontational relations with the United States, many American experts on the Soviet Union agreed Friday. "An obvious win for Gorbachev in the scope of the change and his packing of the Politburo," one senior U.S. official said. At the United Nations, Secretary of State George P. Shultz told reporters that the meaning of the changes is that "Mr.
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September 3, 1988 | MICHAEL PARKS, Times Staff Writer
A number of KGB agents have been arrested over the past 2 1/2 years for spying for the West, the head of the Soviet intelligence organization disclosed in a rare interview published in Moscow on Friday. KGB chief Viktor M. Chebrikov said that despite the improvement in relations with the West, the United States and other Western countries continued to spy on the Soviet Union and to recruit agents here.
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October 1, 1988 | MICHAEL PARKS, Times Staff Writer
Soviet leader Mikhail S. Gorbachev dramatically reshaped the Kremlin's political hierarchy on Friday, moving key supporters into the Communist Party's ruling Politburo and retiring four of its longtime members, including Andrei A. Gromyko, who for decades represented the grim face of Soviet diplomacy.
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October 1, 1988 | MICHAEL PARKS, Times Staff Writer
Soviet leader Mikhail S. Gorbachev dramatically reshaped the Kremlin's political hierarchy on Friday, moving key supporters into the Communist Party's ruling Politburo and retiring four of its longtime members, including Andrei A. Gromyko, who for decades represented the grim face of Soviet diplomacy.
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March 28, 1987 | From Reuters
Viktor M. Chebrikov, chairman of the Soviet Union's KGB intelligence agency, left by air for Cuba on Friday for an official visit, the official Tass news agency reported.
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December 21, 1987 | From Reuters
Viktor M. Chebrikov, head of the Soviet KGB security police and a member of the ruling Politburo, left Moscow on Sunday for visits to Vietnam and Laos, the official news agency Tass reported.
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December 28, 1987 | From Reuters
The chief of the Soviet KGB secret police, Viktor M. Chebrikov, arrived Sunday in Laos for an official visit, Tass news agency said. Chebrikov, who also is a member of the Soviet Politburo, traveled to the Laotian capital of Vientiane from Vietnam, where his presence in Hanoi with a special adviser to Soviet leader Mikhail S. Gorbachev prompted Western speculation of further diplomatic moves to settle the Cambodian conflict.
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January 8, 1987 | Associated Press
The Communist Party daily Pravda today carried the first known public report of punitive action against a ranking KGB officer, saying a department chief of the Ukrainian secret police was fired for persecuting a local reporter. The report, carried on Pravda's front page, was signed by KGB chief Viktor M. Chebrikov.
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March 31, 1989 | From Associated Press
Soviet President Mikhail S. Gorbachev cut an expensive deal with the KGB to win the secret police agency's support in heading off a serious challenge to his political reform plans, a private Kremlinologist says in a study released Thursday in Santa Monica. The September, 1988, bargain placed KGB chief Viktor M.
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September 3, 1988 | MICHAEL PARKS, Times Staff Writer
A number of KGB agents have been arrested over the past 2 1/2 years for spying for the West, the head of the Soviet intelligence organization disclosed in a rare interview published in Moscow on Friday. KGB chief Viktor M. Chebrikov said that despite the improvement in relations with the West, the United States and other Western countries continued to spy on the Soviet Union and to recruit agents here.
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January 21, 1988 | WILLIAM J. EATON, Times Staff Writer
In an unusual move, the official Communist Party newspaper Wednesday disclosed a scandal in the Ukraine involving the KGB, the police and the prosecutor's office. Pravda said that officials of the KGB--the national security agency--conspired with corrupt police officers and prosecutors in Odessa to send an honest police chief to prison as a way of silencing him. The Pravda report said the victim, A. V.
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