TASS REVIEWS SOVIET CENTRAL PRESS FOR 12 OCT

Created: 10/12/1989

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OSCOW OCTOBERASSRAVDA REPORTSEETING HELD ON WEDNESDAY BETWEEN SOVIET LEADER MIKHAIL GORBACHEV AND MIECZYSUW RAXOWSKI, FIRST SECRETARY OF THE CENTRAL COMMITTEE OF THE POLISH UNITED WORKERS' PARTYHO ARRIVED IN THE SOVIET UNIONORKING VISIT.

DURING TO FRIENDLY MEETING THE TWO SIDESIDE RANGE OF ISSUES concerning SOCIAL, ECONOMIC AND POLITICAL PROCESSES IN THE USSR AND POUND, THE DEVELOPMENT OF COOPERATION IN THE TWO FRATERNAL PARTIES and PROSPECTS FOR SOVIET-POLISH REUTIONS.

RAKOWSKI DESCRIBED THE SITUATION IN POUND SINCE THE ELECTION TO THE SEJM AND THE FORMATIONEW GOVERNMENT- THE KEY NATIONAL TASK NOW IS TO PULL THE COUNTRY OUT OF THE LENGTHY SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC CRISIS. THE PUWP INTENDS TO INTERACTESPONSIBLE AND CONSTRUCTIVE WAY WITH THE GOVERNMENT AND VARIOUS POLITICAL FORCES IN

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PRESENT-DA? POLAND.

GORBACHEV DWELT AT LENGTH ON THE EXTENSIVE AND DIVERSE WORK TO IMPLEMENT THE POLITICAL, ECONOMIC AND LEGAL REFORMS IN THE SOVIET UNION. THE ACTIVITIES OF THE USSR SUPREME SOVIET ARE ASSUMING SPECIAL IMPORTANCE THESE DAYS. IT HAS TO ADOPT SEVERAL IMPORTANT CONSTITUTIONAL LAWS, HE NOTED.

*VE ATTACH UTMOST IMPORTANCE TO THE PARTY'SHE SOVIET LEADER POINTED OUT. IN THE RUN-UP TOH CONGRESS, ITS ENTIRE STRUCTURE SHOULD BE CHANGED SUBSTANTIALLY AND THE STYLE OF WORK CHANGED.

GORBACHEV AND RAXOWSKI ALSO EXCANNGED OPINIONS ON MAJOR PROBLEMS OF CONTEMPORARY SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT AND ON INTERNATIONAL POLITICS.

NEWSPAPERS ALSO REPORT RAKOWSKI'S NEWS CONFERENCE WHERE HE SUMMED UP THE RESULTS OF HIS VISIT TO THE USSR, AND HIS DEPARTURE FROM THE SOVIET UNION LATER IN THE DAY.

THE PRESS CONTINUES COVERING THE WORK OF THE 2ND SESSION OF COMMITTEES AND COMMISSIONS OF PARLIAMENT'S TWO CHAMBERS ON WEDNESDAY. THEY CONTINUED TO DISCUSS, AT MOST SITTINGS, THE DRAFT PLAN AND THE DRAFT BUDGET

ALL PARLIAMENTARY ORGANS INTEND TO PREPARE THEIR FINDINGS ON THE PLAN AND THE BUDGET THIS WEEK, AND BY THE END OF THE NEXT WEEK THE PLANNING, BUDGETARY AND FINANCE COMMISSION WILLENERALISED DOCUMENT WHICH WILL BE INTRODUCED FOR THE DEBATE OF THE TWO CHAMBERS OF THE SOVIET PARLIAMENT.

PRAVDAONGRATULATORY MESSAGE BY SOVIET PRIME MINISTER NIKOLAY RYZHKOVEETING OF SOVIET AND LATIN AMERICAN PUBLIC FIGURES.

NEWSPAPERS PUBLISH AN OPEN LETTER BY THE PRESIDIUM OF THE USSR CENTRAL COUNCIL OF TRADE UNIONS TO ALL WORKERS EMPLOYED IN TRADE, ON RAILWAYS, AUTOMOBILE TRANSPORT, AT SEA AND RIVER PORTS, WORK COLLECTIVES OF ENTERPRISES AND OFFICES, WHICH CALLS ON WORKING PEOPLE "TO TACKLE THE MOST BURNING AND VITALLY IMPORTANT QUESTIONS, ALONG WITH ORGANS OF SOVIET PCyER". THEY ARE CALLED UPON TO PREVENT DEMAGOGUES AND POLITICAL' AflVENTUR'I STS FROM EXPLOITING THE PRESENT DIFFICULTIES TO DESTABILISE THE SITUATION IN THE COUNTRY.

THE PRESSEPORTEWS CONFERENCE AT THE USSR MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS WHERE MINISTER NIKOLAY KONAREV ASSESSED THE SITUATION WITH THE CARGO DELIVERIES ON THE RAILWAY TO ARMENIA AND GEORGIA.

KONAREV DESCRIBED THE SITUATION AS CRITICAL, SAYING THAT PEOPLE PREVENTING THE DELIVERY OF CARGOES VIA AZERBAIJAN TO ARMENIA AND GEORGIA ARE KNAGED IN SABOTAGE.

THE NEWSPAPER SOVETSKAYA ROSSIYA CONCLUDEDERIES OF ARTICLES (the FIRST ARTICLE IS IN THE ISSUE OFN THE PARTICIPATION OF STATE SECURITY COMMITTEE OFFICERS IN THE ELIMINATIONANGEROUS AND ORGANISED GANG OF CRIMINALS. THE NEWSPAPER WRITES THE FOLLOWING IN CONCLUSION:

"THE SOVIET PEOPLE ARE VERY CONCERNED OVER THE FACT THAT PERESTROYKA AND PROCESSES OF DEMOCRATIS ATI ONAS NO ST ARE ACCOMPANIEDTEEP RISE IN CRIME. ORGANISED CRIME WITH ITS TERRORIST ACTIONS, ARMED ASSAULTS, EXTORTION, HUGE EMBEZZLEMENTS,

BRUTALITY AND CYNICISM ARE ESPECIALLY DANGEROUS FOR SOCIETY.

"ALL THIS INTIMIDATES PEOPLE MORALLY. THAT IS WHY THE USSR SUPREME SOVIET AND THE SOVIET GOVERNMENT DECIDED TO ENLIST RGB OFFICERS IN THE STRUGGLE AGAINST ORGANISED CRIME. RGB OFFICERS ARE SKILLED PROFESSIONALS HAVING LEGAL KNOWLEDGE AND ADEQUATE TECHNICAL FACILITIES.

"BUT LAV AND ORDER IN SOCIETY CANNOT BE ESTABLISHED ONLY BY LAV ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS. ENTIRE SOCIETY SHOULD POOL EFFORTS TO DO THIS. THE BEGINNING STRUGGLE AGAINST CRIME IS ANOTHER SERIOUS TEST VHICH VE HAVE TO UNDERGO FOR THE SAKE OF PERESTROYKA."

THE NEWSPAPER KOMSOMOLSKAYA PRAVDAISPATCH BY ITS SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT FROM VORONEZH WHERE HE DESCRIBES, REFERRING TO EYE-WITNESSES, THE APPEARANCE OF AN UNIDENTIFIED FLYING OBJECT IN THE CITY ON THE NEWSPAPEREATURE ON ITS BACK PAGE ON UFO RIDDLES AND ENTHUSIASTS STUDYING THE PROBLEM.

THE NEWSPAPER SOVETSKAYA ROSSIYA CARRIES AN ARTICLE ON THE WORK OF AN INTERNATIONAL ROUNDTABLE AT THE SOVIET NUCLEAR SOCIETY, WHICH FOCUSSED ON RELIABILITY AND SAFETY OF NUCLEAR POWER PLANTS.

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THE NEWSPAPER KRASNAYA ZVEZDA RUNS AN ARTICLEOLISH MILITARY DIPLOMAT, BRIGADIER GENERAL A. CZERNOV, ON THE HISTORY, PAST EXPLOITS AND THE PRESENT DAY OF THE POLISH ARMY ON THE OCCASION OFH ANNIVERSARY OF FOUNDING THE POLISH ARMED FORCES.

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