Archive

1988 Nov 10 - 1988 Dec 29
Prime Ministerial Private Office files

PREM19/2546
Soviet Union (Visits to UK by President Gorbachev) (Part 2)

Document type: File list item
Source: TNA, PREM19 series
Release date: 2017 Jul 20
Classification: Secret
Page count: 368
Any docs withheld? 3

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88 Nov 10 Th Major Soviet Union: Charles Powell minute to MT ("Possible Visit of Mr. Gorbachev") [meeting with Soviet Ambassador to discuss dates] [released Jul 2017]
88 Nov 12 Sa Major Soviet Union: No.10 record of conversation (MT, Ambassador Zamyatin) ["Visit of President Gorbachev": possible dates] [released Jul 2017]
88 Nov 15 Tu Major Soviet Union: Martin Nicholson minute to Percy Cradock ("Gorbachev's Visit and the "Glorious" Revolution") [reference by Gorbachev in his recent book, 'Perestroika', "could be used... as a peg on which to hang our appreciation of Gorbachev's efforts at constitutional reform"] [released Jul 2017]
88 Nov 15 Tu Major Soviet Union: No.10 letter to Howe PS ("Visit of President Gorbachev") [MT's views on FCO draft programme] [released Jul 2017]
88 Nov 15 Tu Major Soviet Union: UKE Washington telegram 2761 to FCO (1800Z) ("Visit by Gorbachev to the United States") [proposed format/remit of talks] [released Jul 2017]
88 Nov 17 Th Major Soviet Union: No.10 Airborne telegram 004 to Cabinet Office (2145Z) ("Visit of President Gorbachev") [programme] [released Jul 2017]
88 Nov 18 Fr Major Soviet Union: UKMis UN letter to No.10 ("The Prime Minister's Meeting with Mr Gorbachev") [Soviet political context-setting, with emphasis on environmental issues] [released Jul 2017]
88 Nov 18 Fr Major Soviet Union: Charles Powell minute to MT (Gorbachev visit: proposal to award Mr Gorbachev an honorary degree) [released Jul 2017]
88 Nov 21 Mo Major Soviet Union: No.10 record of conversation ("Visit of President Gorbachev") [Charles Powell, Kossov] [released Jul 2017]
88 Nov 22 Tu Minor Soviet Union: Michael Kaser letter to Charles Powell (President Gorbachev's visit to the UK) [sends note on Gorbachev's reforms] [released Jul 2017]
88 Nov 23 We Major Soviet Union: FCO record of conversation (MT, Howe) ["Invitation to the Queen to Visit the Soviet Union": line to take for media queries] [released Jul 2017]
88 Nov 24 Th Major Soviet Union: Howe PS letter to No.10 ("Visit of President Gorbachev: Possible Joint Declaration on Chemical Weapons") [MT concurs with FCO advice to decline Soviet proposal, but notes a better reason for doing so] [released Jul 2017]
88 Nov 24 Th Major Soviet Union: No.10 minute to Howe PS ("President Gorbachev's Visit") [Queen's approval for a Guard of Honour] [released Jul 2017]
88 Nov 25 Fr Major Soviet Union: Howe PS letter to No.10 ("President Gorbachev's Visit") [Soviet proposals for the programme] [released Jul 2017]
88 Nov 25 Fr Major Soviet Union: No.10 record of conversation ("President Gorbachev's Visit") [Charles Powell, Ambassador Zamyatin, Kossov: "Gorbachev's reactions to our proposals for the programme"] [released Jul 2017]
88 Nov 27 Su Major Soviet Union: Charles Powell minute to MT ("Visit of President Gorbachev") [programme: "There are a number of practical questions on which we need decisions"] [released Jul 2017]
88 Nov 28 Mo Major Soviet Union: Howe PS letter to No.10 ("Gorbachev Visit: Bilateral Relations") ["need to consider what we should seek to get out of the visit"] [released Jul 2017]
88 Nov 28 Mo Major Soviet Union: No.10 letter to Howe PS ("President Gorbachev's Visit") [programme/schedule] [released Jul 2017]
88 Nov 28 Mo Major Soviet Union: MT letter to Lord Marshall (President Gorbachev's Visit) [speculation that MT was source of Western advice to Gorbachev regarding the real cause of the Chernobyl disaster] [released Jul 2017]
88 Nov 30 We Major Soviet Union: UKA Moscow despatch ("Russia 1988: Impressions of a Debate") [new openness "unprecedented in Russian history"] [released Jul 2017]