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Digital Archive International History Declassified


  • May 27, 1953

    About the Situation in Yugoslavia and its Foreign Policy

    M. Zimianin reports to Molotov on the internal and foreign policy of Yugoslavia after breaking with the USSR.

  • October 21, 1954

    On Recent Yugoslav Foreign Policy (second half of 1954)

    Zimianin writes on Yugoslav foreign policy and Soviet-Yugoslav foreign relations.

  • February 10, 1958

    Note, M. Zimianin to the Central Committee of the CPSU and to Comrade Iu. V. Andropov

    A cover sheet for a memorandum of conversation between Soviet diplomats and leading officials in Xinjiang.

  • March 03, 1958

    M. Zimianin to the Central Committee of the CPSU and to Comrade Iu. V. Andropov, 'On Manifestations of Local Nationalism in Xinjiang (PRC)'

    During party meetings in Xinjiang, some individuals advocated for the creation of an independent Uyghur republic.

  • April 19, 1958

    From the Journal of M.V. Zimyanin, Record of Conversation with DPRK Ambassador in the USSR Cde. Ri Sin-pal

    Ri San-pal requests that North Korea be allowed to join the International Epizootic Office and describes recent economic developments in the DPRK.

  • August 18, 1958

    M. Zimianin to the Department of the Central Committee of the CPSU and to Comrade Iu. V. Andropov

    E. I. Shalunov meets with the Chief of the Education Department of the People’s Committee of the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, Comrade Zakirov, to discuss criticisms against other local leaders in XUAR and recent Party meetings.

  • August 26, 1958

    Record of a Conversation with Ambassador Ri Sin-Pal of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea

    Ri San-pal and M.V. Zimyanin review the status of Koreans living in Japan and the USSR.

  • September 15, 1959

    Mikihail Zimyanin's Background Report for Khrushchev on China (Excerpt)

    Mikhail Zimyanin, head of the Soviet Foreign Ministry’s Far Eastern department, reports to Khrushchev on the “new stage” in Sino-Soviet relations after the victory of the people’s revolution in China; China and the Soviet Union now share the common goal of developing socialist societies in their respective countries.

  • March 22, 1979

    Transcript of CPSU CC Politburo Session on Afghanistan