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  • July 01, 1951

    Ciphered telegram, Razuvaev to S.M. Shtemenko reporting message from Kim Il Sung to Stalin

    Telegram from Razuvaev to Shtemenko requesting orders and advice for Kim Il Sung on the imminent armistice talks and the terms to be adopted there.

  • July 03, 1951

    Telegram from Mao Zedong to Stalin

    Mao Zedong writes Stalin on the Chinese position for a ceasefire in the Korean War which the Chinese side will propose at an upcoming meeting with the UN negotiators. Mao asks Stalin for his opinion on the Chinese position.

  • September 08, 1951

    Ciphered telegram, Mao Zedong to Filippov (Stalin)

    Mao asks for more Soviet advisers for Chinese troops in Korea.

  • October 17, 1951

    Ciphered Telegram from Razuvaev to Vasilevsky

    Razuvaev reports the DPRK's request of the Soviet Union to produce weapons for three divisions, produce 1000 cars, and to produce TU-2 aircrafts.

  • November 03, 1951

    CPSU Central Committee Politburo Decision with Telegram for Stalin

    Decision to approve the request of the government of the DPRK to manufacture and supply to Korea 89,000 orders (a type of military medal), 300,100 medals, and 100 copies of the charter for the Korean Hammer and Sickle medal, and to approve the draft on the matter mentioned in the first paragraph of this resolution.

  • November 14, 1951

    Ciphered telegram, Mao Zedong to Filippov (Stalin)

    Mao writes to Stalin of the ongoing armistice negotiations concerning Korea, specifically the proposed demarcation line (38th parallel). Mao also writes about monitoring, the exchange of prisoners of war, and economic considerations within China.

  • November 19, 1951

    Soviet Politburo Decision with Approved Message from Gromyko to Razuvaev

    Telegram from Gromyko to Razuvaev requiring more clear explanation about the earlier inquiry regarding Korean situation.

  • November 20, 1951

    Gromyko to G.M. Malenkov, attaching draft telegram to Razuvaev

    Telegram from from Gromkyo to Malenkov asking for a review of a draft telegram to the Soviet Ambassador to the DPRK, Razuvaev. The draft chastises Razuvaev for permitting the North Koreans to make an appeal before the UN without first consulting the Soviet Union or China.

  • November 21, 1951

    Ciphered telegram, Gromyko to Razuvaev

    Telegram from Gromyko to Razuvaev instructing him to explain to the Chinese and Koreans the reasoning behind Vyshinsky's demand that the demarcation line be established at the 38th parallel rather than at the present front line.

  • January 31, 1952

    Telegram from Mao Zedong to Stalin

    Mao asks Stalin advice and instructions concerning issues raised during negotiations, particularly the establishment of a monitoring organ comprised of officials from neutral countries.

  • April 14, 1952

    VKP(b) CC Politburo decision with approved message from Stalin to Kim Il Sung

    Telegram from Stalin to Kim Il Sung asking whether the latter wants wheat flour in response to a shortage of bread in North Korea.

  • April 14, 1952

    Ciphered Telegram from Shtemenko to Sozinov and Babkin

    Telegram stating that if Razuvaev is not present, then it is up to Sozinov and Babkin to relay Stalin's telegram from the 14 April 1952 to Kim Il Sung.

  • April 16, 1952

    Telegram from Babkin to Shtemenko, conveying letter from Kim Il Sung to Stalin

    Telegram from Kim Il Sung to Stalin confirming that he would accept Stalin's offer to send 50,000 tons of bread.

  • July 17, 1952

    Ciphered telegram, Filippov (Stalin) to Mao Zedong

    Telegram from Stalin to Mao expressing his and Kim Il Sung's agreement with Mao's bargaining position at the armistice talks.

  • July 24, 1952

    Ciphered Telegram from Filppov [Stalin] to Kim Il Sung via Razuvaev

    Telegram conveying the answer to Kim Il Sung's request from the telegram of 16 July.

  • August 20, 1952

    Minutes of Conversation between I.V. Stalin and Zhou Enlai

    Conversation between Stalin and Zhou Enlai concerning the extension of the Port Arthur agreement, the construction of a Sino-Mongolian railroad to the Soviet Union, and the situation in Korea. On the issue of Korea, they discussed sending arms shipments to China and Chinese arms production; the possibility of a Chinese offensive in Korea; and the return of POWs. Stalin reaffirmed his commitment to assisting China in the war in Korea.

  • September 03, 1952

    Minutes of Conversation between I.V. Stalin and Zhou Enlai

    Conversation between Stalin and Zhou Enlai on the Chinese Five-Year Plan, the Ulan-Bator-Pinditsiuan railroad, and arms sales/production. They also discussed the Korean war, Burma, and Tibet.

  • September 04, 1952

    Record of a Conversation between Stalin, Kim Il Sung, Pak Heon-yeong, Zhou Enlai, and Peng Dehuai

    Soviet and North Korean officials discuss the military situation in Korea and the status of armistice talks.

  • January 03, 1953

    Ciphered Telegram from Razuvaev to Sokolovsky, Transmitting a Letter from Kim Il Sung to Filippov [Stalin]

    Kim Il Sung explains the various reasons for the difficulty in communication. Along with the letter there is a list of communications equipment that the Korean People's Army particularly needs in order to function fully.

  • January 24, 1953

    Note from the Embassy of the Polish Republic in Korea

    A report on North Korea's preparations for war.