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Digital Archive International History Declassified


  • 1953

    Message to CC CPSU G.M. Malenkov about Obstacles in Iranian Azerbaijan

    Malenkov reports complaints about the organization of the Democratic Party of Iranian Azerbaijan in Baku and its radio station.

  • March 21, 1953

    Letter to the CC of the CP of Azerbaijan M.D. Bagirov from Deputy Chief of the General Department CC CPSU Khodov

    Khodov requests the return of two letters from the Iranian People’s Party Central Committee.

  • August, 1953

    Message to the CC CPSU Presidium, from USSR Minister of Internal Affairs S. Kruglov and Secretary of the CC of the CP of Azerbaijan T. Yakubov

    Letter reporting on illegal crossings of the border to Azerbaijan by Iranians due to the famine there. Because of the security risk of infiltration by foreign intelligence agents, recommended that all illegal crossings be sent back to Iran.

  • August 21, 1953

    Message to N.S. Khrushchev from Secretary of the CC of the CP of Azerbaijan T.A. Yakubov on Work with the Azerbaijani Democrats

    Letter from N.S. Khrushchev to T.A. Yakubov regarding the Azerbaijani democrats and their living conditions. It recommends the filming of of the “On the Banks of the Araks” documentary film be allowed to continue in order that the serious condition of the refugees and their finding of employment in Soviet Azerbaijan be documented