June 12, 1960
The Economic and Political Situation of the DPRK
The memorandum elaborates on the rapid economic growth and development in domestic policies in the DPRK after the Korean War.
June 15, 1960
Journal of Soviet Ambassador in the DPRK A.M. Puzanov for 15 June 1960
Khrushchev gives Kim Il Sung a copy of Mao Zedong's statements stemming from the 1956 August Incident and the joint Sino-Soviet intervention.
June 16, 1960
Journal of Soviet Ambassador in the DPRK A.M. Puzanov for 16 June 1960
Kim Il Sung expressed indignation toward Mao Zedong after reading a statement alleging that Kim Il Sung is a traitor to the communist cause.
June 17, 1960
Excerpts from V.P. Tkachenko 'The Korean Peninsula and Russia's Interests'
A compilation of conversations between various officials from the USSR and DPRK in terms of the USSR-DPRK treaty and its implications on the US-ROK relationship.
June 18, 1960
Journal of Soviet Ambassador in the DPRK A.M. Puzanov for 18 June 1960
Kim Il Sung repeatedly expresses his satisfaction and gratitude for the conversation with N.S. Khrushchev. He then goes on criticizing Mao Zedong and Chinese party leaders.
June 25, 1960
Journal of Soviet Ambassador in the DPRK A.M. Puzanov for 25 June 1960
Kim Il Sung gathers senior North Korean officials to inform them of the results of his visit to Moscow, and vehemently criticizes Mao Zedong.
June 27, 1960
Memorandum of Conversation between Albanian Ambassador to the PRC Mihal Prifti and Soviet Ambassador to the PRC Stepan V. Chervonenko
Prifti and Chervonenko discuss Chervonenko's meetings with Peng Zhen on the Sino-Indian border dispute, the decision to send a delegation to the Romanian Workers' Party Congress in Bucharest, and Peng's visit to Moscow. Prifti and Chervonenko also reviewed China's attempts to develop atomic bomb and to compete with the Soviet to be the leader of the world's workers' and communist movement, and the power struggle with the Chinese Communist Party.
July 02, 1960
Report, Embassy of Hungary in North Korea to the Hungarian Foreign Ministry
Károly Práth reports on North Korea's Seven-Year Plan, the difference in ideological views between the Chinese and Soviets, and Korea's relations with those two countries.
July 26, 1960
Record of Conversation between the Czech Ambassador in the DPRK with the Soviet Ambassador
A report on a meeting between Kim Il Sung and Nikita Khrushchev in which the two discussed Soviet aid to North Korea and the trilateral relations between China, the Soviet Union, and North Korea.
July 31, 1960
Journal of Soviet Ambassador to the DPRK A.M. Puzanov for 31 July 1960
In a conversation with Puzanov, Pang Hak-se expresses gratitude for the enormous aid from the Soviet Government, reports a small sea engagement with the South Korea, explains aftermath of Kim Il Sung’s visit to Moscow, and distinguish Pro-china faction members within the North Korea political community.
August 13, 1960
Journal of Soviet Ambassador to the DPRK A.M. Puzanov for 13 August 1960
Puzanov and Pak Geum-cheol discuss Soviet-North Korean relations and the ongoing Sino-Soviet split.
August 15, 1960
Journal of Soviet Ambassador in the DPRK A.M. Puzanov for 15 August 1960
Puzanov presents at the 15th anniversary of the liberation of Korea celebration. Kim Il Sung makes a congratulatory message on the event and expresses his gratitude for Khrushchev's planned visit to Pyongyang.
August 18, 1960
Journal of Soviet Ambassador in the DPRK A.M. Puzanov for 18 August 1960
Kim Il Sung and A.M. Puzanov discuss China's attempts to sway other communist parties against the Soviet Union.
August 24, 1960
Journal of Soviet Ambassador to the DPRK A.M. Puzanov for 24 August 1960
The Soviet Ambassador describes an August 24 meeting between a delegation of the Soviet-Korean Friendship Society and Kim Il Sung.
August 25, 1960
Cable from the Chinese Foreign Ministry, 'Investigative Report on the [North] Korean Embassy in Beijing Supposedly Assuming Responsibility for the Provision of Essential Foodstuffs to Korean Residents of Beijing'
The North Korean embassy seeks to provide additional food to Korean expatriates living in Beijing, apparently due to the Great Leap famine.
August 25, 1960
Journal of Soviet Ambassador to the DPRK A.M. Puzanov for 25 August 1960
The ambassador describes an August 25 meeting with GDR Ambassador Schneidewind.
September 03, 1960
Journal of Soviet Ambassador to the DPRK A.M. Puzanov for 3 September 1960
In a conversation with A.M. Puzanov, Kosto Bogdanov notes his surprise at the long absence of the Chinese Ambassador in Pyongyang.
October 24, 1960
Journal of Soviet Ambassador in the DPRK A.M. Puzanov for 24 October 1960
In a meeting with the PRC military delegation, Kim Kwang-hae gives a report to express gratitude on military, economic and technical aid from China and confirms the mutual friendship between PRC and DPRK.
October 29, 1960
Journal of Soviet Ambassador in the DPRK A.M. Puzanov for 29 October 1960
Kim Chang-man notifies Puzanov of North Korea's attendance at a meeting of communist and workers parties, and comments on Kim Il Sung's health.
November 29, 1960
Record of Conversation between Polish Delegation (Gomułka et al.) and Chinese Communist Politburo Member Liu Shaoqi, Moscow
Liu Shaoqi and Gomułka review the state of the communist bloc, discussing the Sino-Soviet intervention in North Korea in 1956 and the position of Albania.