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Digital Archive International History Declassified


  • May 31, 1956

    Memorandum of Conversation with Gi Seok-bok

    Discusses the attempts to dispel the rumors that Kim Il Sung's cult of personality exists in DPRK.

  • December 24, 1956

    Notes from a Conversation between the 1st Secretary of the PRL Embassy in the DPRK and Comrade Samsonov, 1st Secretary of the Embassy of the USSR on 20.XII.1956

    The document features a conversation between Brzezinski Henryk and comrade Samsonov. To the questions of the 1st Secretary of the PRL Embassy in the DPRK, Samsonov states his opinion on the following topics: the group from the August plenum, different groups in the leadership of the DPRK, exchange of party cards, changes in economic policies, the standard of living of the population, agricultural production, Korean unification, and the role of the intelligentsia in the DPRK.

  • August 01, 1958

    From the Journal of G. Ye. Samsonov, Record of Conversation with Counselor of the DPRK Embassy in Moscow Cde. Pak Deok-hwan

    Pak Deok-hwan reports on the situation of the DPRK trade mission in Indonesia and requests Soviet assistance for expenditures associated with North Korea's participation in international organizations and foreign trips to capitalist countries.

  • August 18, 1960

    The 'Chollima' Movement of Accelerate the Development of Socialism in the DPRK

    Samsonov discusses the "Chollima" movement that is launched to accelerate the economic development in the DPRK.