Report on the Political and Economic Situation in Tabriz in 1943
A report detailing the political and economic situation in Tabriz in 1943, detailing, among other things, leadership, local government, and elections. There is emphasis placed on the Soviet role in the region and how it will affect outcomes.
March 18, 1944
Letter, Dimitrov to Molotov, 'The Situation in the People's Party of Iran'
Message from Dimitrov to Molotov about the 1944 Iranian elections and the upcoming merger of the country's trade unions. Dimitrov attributes the People's Party's loss in the election to corruption among its opponents, but states that the campaign for the People's Party was successful in introducing its ideas to Iranian citizens.
November 20, 1945
Telegram from Baku to Moscow, 'Additional Information Received from Tabriz'
Telegram to top Soviet officials discussing Iranian troop operations against Azerbaijani partisans, both of which are asking the Soviets for assistance. States that orders have been given for Soviet forces to act against Iranian ones only under extreme necessity.
November 21, 1945
Telegram from Baku to Moscow, 'The Situation in Iranian Azerbaijan'
Telegram to top Soviet officials that describes the opening of the Azerbaijani National Assembly in Tabriz. Also notes that Azerbaijani partisans are now on the defensive, having overcome most of the landowners and gendarmerie units in the area. Indicates that partisans have begun to rely partially on Soviet support.
November 22, 1945
Telegram from Baku to Moscow, 'Information about Iranian Azerbaijan'
Report sent to top Soviet officials declaring that all civic institutions are functioning normally under the partisans, and that the partisans are now attempting to peacefully overcome the remaining gendarmerie elements. Notes that they are also preparing for eventual retaliation from the Iranian government.
July 22, 1949
From the Journal of A. A. Gromyko, 'Reception of the Ambassador of Iran in Moscow Nader Arasteh, 21 July 1949'
A list of outstanding issues between the governments of Iran and the Soviet Union, delivered by the Iranian ambassador in Moscow to A. A. Gromyko. The issues include debts owed to the National Bank of Iran, the USSR's failure to remove wartime infrastructure and return Iranian property, and control of the Iranian fishing industry.
April 11, 1952
Report to I. V. Stalin on Ambassador Sadchikov's Conversation with Shaoban Kazemi, Kashani's Secretary
Report on the meeting between Soviet representative, Sadchikov, and Iranian secretary Kashemi, where they discuss the possibility of Iranian sale of oil to the Soviet Union. Sadchikov requests instructions for future meeting. Document reiterates that there should be no Soviet agreement of non-interference in internal Iranian affairs.
March 19, 1957
Letter to the CPSU Central Committee, Request from Mustafayev, the First Secretary of the CC of the Communist Party of Azerbaijan
This letter from Mustafayev requests that the CPSU CC send a representative to the conference hosted by the Azerbaijan Democratic Party in Baku. The CPSU agreed that it was possible to send Kozlov. Kozlov then returned from assignment and reported the trip's results.