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Digital Archive International History Declassified


  • November 14, 1945

    TASS Report Distributed to Cdes. I.V. Stalin, V.M. Molotov, A.I. Mikoyan, L.P. Beria, G.M. Malenkov, and A. Ya. Vyshinsky, 'The Tendentious Coverage of Events in Bucharest by a British Correspondent'

    TASS reports on anti-Communist demonstrations on November 8 in Bucharest, as well as what it sees as unfairly favorable coverage of the demonstrations in the British press.

  • 1955

    Untitled report on a visit to the Communist Bloc

    Extensive account of Cheab's visit to Budapest, Kiev, Moscow, Leningrad, Georgia, Bucharest, Sofia, and Plovdiv.

  • March 13, 1958

    Notes from Meeting between the Iranian Comrades and Comrade Nicolae Ceaușescu, Bucharest, March 13, 1958

    Record of a meeting between the Tudeh First Secretary, Reza Radmanesh, and Nicolae Ceauşescu, then a member of the Politburo of the Romanian Workers' Party, shortly after the Tudeh's Fifth Plenum in Bulgaria, where the Iranian communists pledged themselves to working with 'all national and democratic forces' in Iran. Document highlights the disarray and fragmentation of the Tudeh at this time.

  • August 30, 1960

    Note about a Conversation in the Soviet Embassy with Comrade Puzanov

    The ambassadors of the Soviet Union and East Germany in North Korea discuss Kim Il Sung's visits to China and the Soviet Union, the personality cult in North Korea, the economic situation in North Korea, and North Korea's policy towards South Korea.

  • April 20, 1971

    Telegram, Embassy of Hungary in Romania to the Hungarian Foreign Ministry

    A report of the attempted kidnapping of the Belgian Ambassador, who was mistaken for an American, by North Korean assailants.

  • March 03, 1980

    Colonel Ștefan Blaga, No. 009794/03.03.1980, 'Report regarding the Intelligence Measures undertaken within the PLO Office in Bucharest'

    Report about the establishment and activities allowed in the PLO office in Bucharest.

  • November 30, 1987

    Information on the 20th Session of the Committee of the Ministers of Defense of Warsaw Pact Member States

    Report on the course and results of the 20th Session of the Committee of Ministers of Defense of Warsaw Pact Member States held in Bucharest on November 24-25, 1987.

  • December 20, 1989

    Romania: Unrest Spreading

    An analysis of escalating demonstrations in Romania and their threat to Ceausescu's rule.

  • December 22, 1989

    Romania: Situation Report

    An analysis of the deterioration of Ceausescu's regime in Romania and its effects on stability.