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  • October 18, 1945

    Telephone Message, V. Molotov, L. Beria, G. Malenkov, and A. Mikoyan to Cde. Stalin to Cde. Stalin

    Draft decree and list of delegates by the Council of People's Commissars on the USSR's joining the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations.

  • October 27, 1946

    Cable Nos. 97-98, Molotov to Druzhkov [Stalin]

    A cable discussing Molotov's intention to give a speech at the UN about veto powers, atom bombs, and arm reductions. He will offer a proposal from the Soviet delegation calling for universal arms reductions, a ban on the use of atomic energy for warlike aims, and efforts towards global peace and security.

  • November 26, 1946

    Incoming Cable No. 2151, Druzhkov [Stalin] to Cde. Molotov

    Stalin agrees to Molotov's additional points on mutual arms reduction. Proposes creating under the UNSC a special inspection organ. To do this the following shall be created: control commissions on the fulfillment of the arms reduction agreement and militarized nuclear energy. The former should be temporary, the latter permanent, but they shouldn't highlight that the former is only temporary.

  • November 26, 1946

    Cable Nos. 423-424, Molotov to Druzhkov [Stalin]

    A letter from Molotov, discussing an additional point the Soviets plan to add to their proposal and seeking approval from Stalin. The point recommends a special commission within the Security Council for the purposes of both arms reduction and nuclear arms control.

  • November 26, 1946

    Cable Nos. 423-424, Molotov to Cde. Druzhkov [Stalin]

    A cable from Molotov, discussing an additional point the Soviets plan to add to their proposal and seeking approval from Stalin. The point recommends a special commission within the Security Council for the purposes of both arms reduction and nuclear arms control.

  • December 02, 1946

    Cable Nos. 512-515, Molotov to Druzhkov [Stalin]

    An outline of the Soviet Union's proposed changes to the USA's draft proposal for arms reduction (submitted to the UN).

  • December 03, 1946

    Incoming Cable No. 2209, Druzhkov [Stalin] to Cde. Molotov

    Stalin approves of the American draft for arms control as a basis, but instructs Molotov to insist on specific wording for certain points. He also does not recommend introducing any addendums as he believes they will fail.

  • December 19, 1946

    Telegram, Gromyko to Cde. Dekanozov

    A copy of a report to be submitted to the Security Council, detailing a commission's conclusions and recommendations for future control of atomic energy.

  • June 30, 1951

    Telegram from New York to Moscow

    Relaying the notes from the Secretariat of the United Nations meeting on June 29 with a message from Ernest A. Gross to Trygve Lie attached (with an additional two documents attached to that).

  • July 17, 1951

    Telegram, I. Stalin to Cde. Malenkov

    Stalin gives directions on how to react to the Egyptian atomic weapons ban. The Soviets are to support the Egyptian proposal and make all necessary concessions to get it passed in the UN. Vyshinsky should be informed of this position and made to understand how it encompasses a production ban.

  • November, 1951

    Telegram, A. Gromyko to Cde. I.V. Stalin

    Gromyko relays Vyshinsky's request for directions as to how the USSR should vote on the Western atomic proposal as well as other countries' proposals on how to consider the atomic question.

  • November 19, 1951

    Telegram, Podtserov to Cde. A.A. Gromyko

    A draft resolution on the topic of disarmament, to be presented to the United Nations. It recommends establishing a Commission on Disarmament and charging them with developing a draft traty for the regulation of armed forces and armaments.

  • December 16, 1951

    VKP(b) CC Politburo Decree, 'The Question of the UN General Assembly Session'

    The decree, voted on by Malenkov, Mikoyan, Molotov, and Khruschev, supports the adoption of the proposed draft instructions.

  • December 16, 1951

    VKP(b) CC Politburo to Vyshinsky

    A directive from the Politburo, instructing Vyshinsky on voting strategies for a UN draft resolution regarding nuclear armaments control. Vyshinsky is to vote against the draft of the three powers unless India proposes transferring the draft to the Commission; he is also to vote against all points of the draft except the individual secondary provisions.

  • December 29, 1954

    Letter, Chan Tai Wai, Chairman of the Chinese Democratic League, to President S.M. Rhee

    Chan Tai Wai (Chen Dahui) requests President Syngman Rhee's support in "indicting Soviet Russia for its aggression on Free China."

  • December 29, 1954

    An Indictment against Soviet Russia as an Aggressor Nation on Chinese Sovereignty

    Chan Tai Wai (Chen Dahui) writes to the Chairman of the United Nations General Assembly with a petition against the Soviet Union.

  • September 28, 1960

    Journal of Soviet Ambassador to the DPRK A.M. Puzanov for 28 September 1960

    Puzanov suggests measures to implement during the first five-year plan to further North Korea's economic growth. Puzanov also informs Pak Seong-cheol of a change to Khrushchev's scheduled visit to the DPRK.

  • October 14, 1960

    Cable from the Chinese Foreign Ministry, 'Response on Our Attitude toward Khrushchev's Remarks at the 15th UNGA'

    The Chinese Foreign Ministry offers instructions for how embassies should respond to Nikita Khrushchev's speech at the 15th United Nations General Assembly.

  • March 11, 1968

    Directive Sent to Cde. Roshchin, Soviet Representative, Geneva

    The Politburo adds language for a UN Statement about nuclear aggression.

  • May 04, 1968

    Directives for the USSR Delegation at the Continuing XXII Session of the UN General Assembly

    This directive to the Soviet delegation to the 22nd U.N. General Assembly states opinions of Nuclear weapons and proliferation, as well as statements on the Middle East.