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Digital Archive International History Declassified


  • October 09, 1952

    Record of S. Radhakrishnan’s Meeting with the FRG President

    Radhakrishnan discusses German unification with the President of West Germany, touches on India's independent stances on foreign policy issues in China, Japan, and Korea, and speaks at length about Russia's internal policies. Radhakrishnan summarizes a previous discussion with Stalin, in detail, discussing Soviet approaches to religion (compared with Indian approaches), and Stalin's strong denial of accusations of aggression: Radhakrishnan says that he is "convinced that Stalin and Russia are gripped by sincere fears of a Western attack." Radhakrisnan concludes by expressing his hope that Germany can unify.

  • October 15, 1952

    News from Syria

  • 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.

  • October 17, 1952

    Notes of S. Radhakrishnan’s Meeting with the East German Foreign Minister

    Radhakrishnan speaks, unofficially, with Wilhelm Pieck. Radhakrishna asks the GDR about the prospect of German reunificaition, and the GDR responds that it is open to this possibility, but criticizes the involvement of "Western imperialists" with West Germany politicians as a main factor preventing reunification.

  • October 20, 1952

    Tahiya Karyoka's Asylum Seeking

  • November 03, 1952

    CPSU Politburo Decision with an Approved Message from Pushkin to Stalin

    Decision to approve the draft TASS publication denying the reported talks between the Soviet Union and the United States on the Korean issue.

  • November 17, 1952

    A Protocol Letter

  • November 30, 1952

    Report Regarding the Events in Tripoli

  • December, 1952

    Message to Secretary of the CC of the Azerbaijan CP M.D. Bagirov from Chairman of the CC CPSU Commission for Liaison with Foreign Communist Parties V. Grigor’yan

    Grigor’yan returns two letters written by members of the Communist Party of Iran.

  • December 01, 1952

    Syrian Activities in Tripoli

  • December 07, 1952

    King Talal's Visit

  • December 17, 1952

    Ciphered Telegram from Mao Zedong to Semenov [Stalin]

    An application for military goods for 1953, a request for urgently needed military goods, and an application for materials for military production.

  • December 17, 1952

    Meeting of Parti Populaire Syrien Leaders

    Document describing a meeting between members of the Parti Populaire Syrien (SSNP) to discuss moving their headquarters from Syria to Lebanon.

  • December 18, 1952

    Report about a Lebanese Informer

  • December 22, 1952

    The Situation in Syria

  • December 22, 1952

    The Situation in Syria

    The Syrian Army faces a dangerous situation, including a rising movement to stage a military-political coup.

  • December 27, 1952

    Telegram from Stalin to Mao Zedong

    Stalin agrees to send ammunitions to Mao in preparation for a US attack.

  • December 31, 1952

    Report from the Embassy of the People’s Republic of Poland in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea for the Period of 20 November to 31 December 1952

    Jozef reports on the progress of the Korean War and improving domestic conditions in North Korea.

  • 1953

    Rules of Procedures Governing Explanations and Interviews by Neutral Nations Repatriation Commission

    In 1953 the Neutral Nations Repatriation Commission was created in order to deal with the repatriation of thousands of prisoners of war. For those POWs who wished to not to repatriate, a series of explanations and interviews were held in order to allow them to choose their side in a neutral setting. This is a list of the general provisions of the commission which clarifies and explains who, how, and where these interviews would be held.

  • 1953

    Pacifists' Committee in Lebanon

    A list of the members of the Pacifist's Committee in Lebanon and information about them including their parents' names, places and dates of birth, and nationality.