December 09, 1941
Cable from Dimitrov to Stalin, Molotov, Beria, and Malenkov
Cable to top Soviet officials advising against reviving the Communist Party of Iran, and instead advising its members to work through the People's Party. Kuybyshev believes the Communist Party would be too small to be significant, and would give British and Nazi agents in Iran an opportunity to turn Iranian elites against the Soviet Union.
April 14, 1942
Letter of USSR Ambassador in Iran Cde. Smirnov about Our Relations with the British in Iran
Soviet Ambassador to Iran A. Smirnov describes British policy in Iran as well as its implications for the Soviet Union and for the Anglo-Soviet relationship. He suggests that the British are pursuing an imperialist policy in Iran and that this policy is responsible for the mutual distrust forming between the British and Soviet governments.
October 28, 1949
M. Maksimov, 'The National Front in Iran'
Memorandum describing the "National Front" movement in Iran. Notes that one of the organizers, Dr. Mohammad Mossadegh, is anti-USSR and should be opposed. Also asserts that the pro-Great Britain tendencies of other members of the movement indicate that it is receiving support from the British.
July 12, 1951
VKP(b) CC Decree Draft, Soviet-Iranian Negotiations
Draft attached to telegram, explaining that the Soviet Ministry of Foreign Relations (MFA) and Ministry of Foreign Trade (MVT) disagree with the idea of suspending negotiations with Iranians. Specifically, this is because they believe the recess will be used against them by the British and Americans in Iran.
October 15, 1952
Report to V. M. Molotov on Draft Instructions to Cde. Sadchikov, the Soviet Ambassador in Iran
Draft set of instructions for the Soviet Ambassador to Iran, Sadchikov. Indicates several areas for him to pay attention to and report on, specifically Iranian national liberation movements, the "National Front," and plans for nationalizing the oil industry. Also note that he should be especially careful to not appear as if the Soviet Union is taking a stance against Mohammad Mossadegh.
May 24, 1971
Information - The Iranian People's Party- Today
Report on an agreement by the British Foreign Ministry to cede Ṭunb and Abū Mūsá to Iran in exchange for their approval to form the United Arab Emirates, their attempt to resolve the Buraymī dispute and information on Qatari and Bahraini independence.
June 16, 1990
National Intelligence Daily for Saturday, 16 June 1990
The CIA’s National Intelligence Daily for Saturday, 16 June 1990 describes the latest developments inThe CIA’s National Intelligence Daily for 1 December 1989 describes the latest developments in Romania, USSR, Iran, UK and Poland.