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  • September 04, 1930

    Imre Nagy’s OGPU (Unified State Political Directorate) Enlistment

    Certificate signed by Imre Nagy upon enlistment in the OGPU secret police (later the NKVD).

  • March 10, 1938

    Report on Imre Nagy’s Arrest by the NKVD (Commissariat of Internal Affairs)

    Matusov and Altman report on Nagy's arrest on 4/5 March 1938 and subsequent release on 8 March, and describe some of his work.

  • June, 1941

    Report from the People’s Committee of Internal Affairs to the Central Committee of the Hungarian Communist Party, about Agent 'Volodya' (Imre Nagy)

    Sverdlov provides a brief overview of agent "Volodya" (Imre Nagy) and his work.

  • September 17, 1949

    Report of the Deputy Chief of the GPU (Main Political Administration) of the Armed Forces of the USSR, S. Shatilov, to Politburo member G. Malenkov on the Dismissal of Tiul'panov

  • March, 1953

    Letter from Zhang Jiafu, 'Communication of Party Organizer of Delegation of Chinese Scientists [to the Soviet Union]'

    Description of a delegation of Chinese scientists and party members traveling to the Soviet Union.

  • April 24, 1953

    Memorandum about Sessions of the CPSU CC Presidium from 13 March to 24 April 1953

    A small excerpt from a document listing all the issues (30 in total) considered by the CPSU Presidium at its six sessions from 13 March through 24 April 1953. The excerpt shows that the biological warfare allegations were taken up by the CPSU Presidium on 24 April.

  • April 24, 1953

    Cover Sheet for Issue II considered by the CPSU Presidium at its Session on 24 April 1953

    A cover sheet verifying that the allegations of the United States used biological weapons in Korea were discussed at the CPSU Presidium on 24 April 1953.

  • June 22, 1953

    Secret 'Report on the Events in Berlin on 16 and 17 June 1953,' from P. Naumov, Correspondent in Berlin to D.T. Shelipov, Editor-in-Chief of Pravda, 22 June 1953

    Naumov in his report gave a very detailed account of the events in Berlin on 16 and 17 June 1953.

  • June 26, 1953

    Secret Memorandum from Secretary of the Moscow Committee N. Mikhailov to Nikita Khrushchev

    Mikhailov reports to Khrushchev that mass rallies had taken place in 14 large factories in Moscow in response to the June uprising in East Berlin. He reports that the workers had been protesting “provocative” acts by West Germans and American occupiers to disturb peace in the GDR.

  • August 01, 1953

    Indira Gandhi’s Unofficial Visit to USSR in July 1953

    L.D. Kislova recounts, in a diary entry, a conversation with Indira Gandhi, daughter of Prime Minister Nehru, on the night before her departure from Leningrad. Gandhi discusses the difficulties Nehru faces in his rule of India, arguing that nobody could replace Nehru and continue the democratic reforms he has put in place.

  • August 03, 1953

    Report, Soviet Ministry of Foreign Affairs, US Defector Johnson Carlos

    Soviet Ministry of Foreign Affairs report regarding a private in the US forces who crossed the demarcation line Urfar and requested asylum.

  • January 24, 1954

    Statement from A.G. Krymov (Guo Zhaotang), a Prisoner in Noril’sk and Former Member of the Chinese Communist Party and the Executive Committee of the Comintern

    A statement from A.G. Krymov, where he pleas for cancellation of his verdict to a labor camp and to gain permission to serve the Communist cause in either the Soviet Union or China. In March 1938 he was arrested by the NKVD in Moscow and exposed as an enemy of the people.

  • March 17, 1954

    Letter, From I.Vinogradov to Soviet Central Committee Secretary M. A. Suslov, Regarding Afanasii Gavrilovich Krymov, a Prisoner of a Soviet Corrective-Labor Camp

    Concerning the letter from Afanasii Gavrilovich Krymov, currently serving a sentence in a MVD [Ministry of Internal Affairs] USSR corrective-labor camp, with a request to look over his case and permit him to move to China.

  • March 24, 1954

    Telegram to the Central Committee of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union from the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China

    The Central Committee of the Communist Party of China requests information on two Chinese citizens, Li Qingdong and Shu Fengkui, who had lived in the Soviet Union for a time and claimed to be CPSU members.

  • March 24, 1954

    Telegram, Central Committee of the Communist Party of China, Information on Afanasii Gavrilovich Krymov

    Information on Krymov. Afanasii Gavrilovich Krymov (also Evgenii Kyo, Guo Zhaotang, Ko Saotang, Guo Zhoutao, Zheng Zhitang) was born in 1905 in the city of Shanghai, a Chinese, and a citizen of the USSR. He finished his higher education at the Party History Institute of Red Professors. He is a candidate of history.

  • August, 1954

    DPRK Ministry of Agriculture, 'Model Charter of an Agricultural Cooperative, 3rd Form'

    Third form of a charter for improving existing agricultural cooperatives. The document outlines in detail the goals, means, and methods of operating these organizations and guidelines for distribution.

  • August, 1954

    DPRK Ministry of Agriculture, 'Model Charter of an Agricultural Cooperative, 2nd Form'

    Second form of a charter for improving existing agricultural cooperatives. The document outlines in detail the goals, means, and methods of operating these organizations and guidelines for distribution.

  • December 22, 1954

    Soviet Translation, 'Statement of the Iran Party Regarding the Bill to Receive a Loan from Foreign Countries' (Attachment)

    The Iran Party's statement is critical of the recent loans made to Iran by the Americans and the British, which it believes will leave Iran indebted to countries that just want to exploit the people and resources of Iran. Also includes various Iranian trade figures.

  • December 24, 1954

    Soviet Translation, Letter, 'To the Press Department for Transmission to the International Bureau of Communist Parties' (Attachment)

    This letter describes the failure of the People's Party of Iran to act upon an opportunity to defeat the Shah's forces in Iran, and elaborates on what caused this lack of success. At the end, the People's Party of Iran appeals to other communist parties to get involved in helping them.

  • 1955

    Letter to the Soviet Ambassador, Visa for Wife and Children of Iraj Iskanderi

    This letter requests a visa for Iraj Iskanderi's wife and his three children, as well paying for the family's trip to Moscow.