October 09, 1991
Record of Conversation between Chairman of the International Affairs Committee of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR A. S. Dzasokhov with the DPRK Ambassador Son Seong-pil
Son Seong-pil says North Korea will "closely watch" the withdrawal of US nuclear weapons from the Korean Peninsula.
November 15, 1991
Letter from G.F. Kunadze to R.I. Khazbulatov
G.F. Kunadze speculates that North Korea's nuclear program will be a topic of conversation during high-level dialogues between Russia and South Korea.
January 07, 1992
The South Korean Passenger Aircraft Incident (1983)
V.A. Martynov reviews Soviet archival sources on the shoot down of the Korean Air Lines Flight 007 in 1983.
Outstanding Leadership and Brilliant Victory (Excerpts)
An official North Korean history of the Korean War.
May 27, 1993
Letter from G.F. Kunadze to E.A. Ambartsumov
G.F. Kunadze is alarmed over North Korea's withdrawal from the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty.
June 16, 1993
Letter from G.F. Kunadze to S.A. Mikhailov
G.F. Kunadze describes how the Russian Federation is seeking for North Korea to re-enter the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty.
Pang Hak-se Biography
Pang Hak-se was Minister of the Interior in North Korea until 1958.
October 10, 1995
Gi Seok-bok Biography
Soviet-Korean Gi Seok-bok (Ki Sok Pok) was conscripted into the Soviet Army in August 1945 and was an important figure during the Soviet occupation of North Korea. In the wake of attacks on Soviet-Korean cadres in the mid-1950s, Gi returned to the Soviet Union in 1957.
Excerpts from Recollections by the Former Soviet Ambassador in North Korea Aleksandr Kapto
Aleksandr Kapto reflects on the Soviet Union's normalization of relations with South Korea, and the consequential fallout in relations between North Korea and the USSR. According to Kapto, North Korea threatened to develop nuclear weapons and withdraw from the NPT as a result of Soviet-South Korean rapprochement.
Ri Sang-jo Biography
Ri Sang-jo (Yi Sang Jo) was a central figure in promoting changes to the North Korean post-war development strategy. After meeting with Soviet officials in Moscow to encourage Soviet intervention in North Korean policies in 1956, Ri was removed from his post.
Wu Zhili, 'The Bacteriological War of 1952 is a False Alarm'
Wu Zhili's claims that bacteriological warfare allegedly conducted by the United States in Korea in 1952 was a "false alarm."
November 07, 1998
Pak Yeong-bin Biography
Pak Yeong-bin worked closely with Soviet authorities during the Red Army's occupation of North Korea.
November 12, 1999
Pak Chang-ok Biography
Soviet-Korean Pak Chang-ok encountered Kim Il Sung in an intense standoff in August 1956.
Tibor Méray, 'Germ Warfare: Memories and Reflections'
Tibor Meray reminisces about the biological warfare allegations during the Korean War.