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the chief executive and political committee of the Communist Party

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To insure that pregnant women could continue working, the Politbiuro approved a decree in October 1936 that made it a criminal offense to refuse to hire or to lower the pay of women during pregnancy.
Pyzhikov, "Vnutripartiinaia bor'ba i evoliutsiia sistemy vlasti (1953-1957)," Vestnik Rossiiskoi akademii nauk 71, 3 (2001): 246-51; Alexander Titov, "The Central Committee Apparatus under Khrushchev," in Khrushchev in the Kremlin, 41-60; Petr Efimovich Shelest, Da ne sudimy budete: Dnevnikovye zapisi, vospominaniia chlena Politbiuro TsK KPSS (Moscow: Kvintessentsiia, 1995), 188; see also Rigby, Political Elites in the USSR, 215.
Viola, "Vvedenie," in Politbiuro i krest'ianstvo: Vysylka, spetsposelenie, 1930-1940, ed.
Stenogrammy zasedanii Politbiuro TsK RKP(b)-VKP(b) 1923-1938, 3 vols.
8) Mlechin, Brezbnev, 167; Shelest, Da ne sudimy budete: Dnevnikovye zapisi, vosominaniia chlena Politbiuro TsKKPSS (Moscow: Original, 1994), 249.
Shelest, then secretary of the Kiev party organization, recalled feeling both "sad and offended," by unceasing instances of violent crime in Ukraine (Dane sudimi budete: Dnevnikovye zapisi, vospominaniia chela Politbiuro TSK KPSS [Moscow: Edition Q, 1995], 122).