February 03, 1975
Information about the Meeting with Comrade O. B. Rakhmanin and First Deputy Head of International Department of CC
Contributor Rakhmanin discusses the domestic situation in China, current issues between China and the Soviet Union, and Franz-Josef Strauss' visit to China.
July 06, 1976
Current Situation of Chinese Party Leadership
Discusses at length the issues and struggles in China resulting after the death of several leaders such as Zhou Enlai, and now with Mao Zedong in power.
October 10, 1976
Letter from Deng Xiaoping to Hua Guofeng and the CCP Central Committee
Deng Xiaoping offers his support for Hua Guofeng's appointment as Chairman of the CCP and the Central Military Commission, calling Hua the "most suitable successor to Chairman Mao."
March 14, 1977
Hua Guofeng's Speech at the Central Work Conference
Hua Guofeng criticizes the Gang of Four, evaluates Deng Xiaoping, comments on demonstrations in Tiananmen Square, and calls for the CCP to "implement Chairman Mao's proletarian revolutionary line."
May 10, 1977
Letter from Deng Xiaoping to Chairman Hua Guofeng, Vice Chairman Ye Jianying, and the CCP Central Committee
Deng Xiaoping offers a self-criticism and says that he endorses the policies of Hua Guofeng.
East German Report on the Ninth Interkit Meeting in Berlin, June 1977
This report was issued after the ninth Interkit meeting in East Berlin, which featured an official Cuban delegation. The document addresses the Chinese question after the death of Mao Zedong. According to this report, the internal disputes inside the Chinese Communist Party persist under the leadership of Deng Xiaoping. The economic problems that China faces are still unresolved. In its foreign relations, China is staying the course by maintaining relations with Western countries, especially with the US. These relations are considered to be detrimental to international détente and directed against the interests of the Soviet Union and the Socialist countries.
December 13, 1978
Ye Jianying's Speech at the Closing Session of the CCP Central Work Conference
Ye Jianying reflects on the "Fascist dictatorship perpetuated by Lin Biao and the Gang of Four."
December 02, 1979
Conversation between Jambyn Batmunkh and Pham Van Dong
In December 1979 Mongolian party and government delegation headed by the Chairman of the Council of Ministers of Mongolia Jambyn Batmunkh visited Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos and had held talks with the leaders of these countries on issues pertinent to the Sino-Vietnamese war of 1979, Pol Pot’s regime, situation in Indochina and Chinese foreign policy in Asia.
March 25, 1984
Cable from Ambassador Katori to the Foreign Minister, 'Prime Minster Visit to China (Conversation with Chairman Deng Xiaoping)'
Deng Xiaoping talks about his rise within the Chinese Communist Party, calling the Cultural Revolution the "most difficult experience" in his long career.
June 04, 1984
Untitled report the Polish Minister of Foreign Affairs Stefan Olszowski concerning his meeting with the Soviet Ambassador Aleksandr Aksionau in Poland
During a visit to the USSR, Kim Il Sung stressed the unity of socialist countries especially in Southeast Asia. Kim mentioned that DPRK has no intention of attacking South Korea.
June 07, 1984
Information About the State Visit of the General Secretary of the WPK CC and President of the DPRK, Kim Il Sung, to the GDR
A comprehensive overview of North Korean-East German ties as well as North Korea's overall foreign relations in light of a visit to the GDR made by Kim Il Sung.
May 28, 1987
Letter from Rolf Berthold to Cde. Erich Honecker
In anticipation of a visit by Zhao Ziyang to East Germany, the Ambassador of the GDR in Beijing reports on China's economic reforms, the leadership within the Chinese Communist Party, and China's relations with the GDR, the Soviet Union, the United States, and Japan.
February 11, 1989
Information of I.A. Rogachev about the Visit of the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the USSR in the PRC
May 16, 1989
Excerpts from Conversation between Mikhail Gorbachev and Zhao Ziyang
Zhao Ziyang and Gorbachev discuss political and economic changes ongoing in China.