1. LIVING CONDITIONS FOR WESTERN TECHNICIANS IN THE THE KUZBASS COAL BASIN 2. P

Created: 12/27/1983

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CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE AGENCY

"obiisncc&Lzaiw Division'^

OF LABOR CAMPS NEAR HYSKI

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TECHNICIANS ANOEU OF THE MINING. UESTERNYSKI.ITY OF APPROXIMATEL

AREA OF THE USSR IS TOO HARSH FOR. PERSONNEL AND UESTERN COMPANIES THAT HAVE EQUIPMENT IN THE AREA, JAPANESE OR UESTERN EUROPEAN TECHNICIANS ARE EMPLOYED. TO ASSEMBLE POUER MININGHE SIBIRGIMSKI MINE. KOBE STEEL EMPLOYS APPRqXIMATELt_li-25

ust fly from moscouokuznetsk'by PROPELLOR driven air-

craft. THE RUNUAY AT NOVOKUZNETSK

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EVEN -TRAINA ONLY

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CUT INTfTTirA, LLWjIMtNtDHATILL EE AGLE Tl'ALLY TO RECEIVE JETS. FROM NOVOKUZNETSK, PERSONNEL TRAVEL BY TO MF.ZHDURECHENSK ANO THEN BY AUTOMOBILE TO MYSKI. THE CITY HA LARGE NUMBER OF PRE-FABRICATED APARTMENT BUILDINGS. WHICHEW YEARS OLD, ALREADY ARE VERY SHABBY ANDN IN APPEAR DESPITE THE FACT THAT THE WESTERNERS RECEIVE PREFERENTIAL TREAT LIVING CONDITIONS ARE-DIFFICULT.

ITS ROUN UHEN THE

TOOLS AN JOB. UH THEY DO MOST CF THE SURV

3. THE STANDARD DIET FQR UESTERN TECHNICIANS CONSISTS OF MEAT. CABBAGE. GREEN OMCNS. ANO CUCUMBERS. FRUIT. PORK.RODUCTS ARE NOT AVAILABLE- EVEN POTATOES ARE INFREQUENTLY AVA

1PLYHE STREET

HE PROPER ZSS ON THE RN MINING.

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THE WESTERN FRIENDSHIPS FRIENDLYHE THREATS.

CONTACTS BETWEEN THE WESTEF

THE MP. BEL TRU FOR

SOURCE COULD IDENTIFY THEM ONLY AS FNUHO IS ASSIGNEDIAISON OFFICIAL AND IS REASONABLY KNOWLEDGEABLE OF MININGAND PRACTICES. THE OTHER IS CAPTAIN LUCY LNU. UHO IS UITH THE SOVIET ARMY ANO WHO HAS SPENT TIME IN EAST GERMANY. BOTH QARIAK AND LUCY SPEAK ENGLISH WELL.) ON THE OTHER HAND. BOTH THE JAPANESE AND UEST GERMAN WORKERS HAVE TOLD. COLLEAGUES THAT THEYINTELLIGENCE SERVICES ABOUT THEIR

LOGS ARE CUT by HAND ANDZt EVE THAT SOVIET LABOR CAMPS ARE IN3

6. THEREREAT DEAL OF LOGGING DONE IN THE MYSKI AREA ANO LOGS ARE FLOATEOEARBY RIVER ON THEIR UAY TO THE SAU

BECAUSE AN ICENT STOPPEDILITARY UNIi

STERNREA. THIS APPARENTLY IS

SEVERAL UESTERN TECHNICIANS WERE STOPPED

E DRIVING TO THE MINE SITE. THEY UERE ITH AUTOMATIC UEAPONS. ONE MAN UASHER WAS IN CIVILIAN CLOTHES. THE SOVIETS OOKING FORSCAPEES.

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