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.
September 28, 1993
Cable No. 5518, Ambassador Hatano to the Foreign Minister, 'Japan-United States Summit Meeting (Separate Telegram 5)'
The contents of this cable, apparently dealing with the North Korean nuclear issue, were withheld in their entirety by the Japanese Foreign Ministry.
February 12, 1994
Cable No. 1459, Ambassador Kuriyama to the Foreign Minister, 'Japan-United States Summit Meeting (Working Lunch, Separate Telegram 2: North Korea)'
This cable, apparently summarizing US-Japan talks on the North Korean nuclear issue, was withheld in its entirety by the Japanese Foreign Ministry.
Pang Hak-se Biography
Pang Hak-se was Minister of the Interior in North Korea until 1958.
May 10, 1995
Summary Report on One-on-One Meeting between Presidents Clinton and Yeltsin, May 10, 1995, 10:10 a.m.-1:19 p.m., St. Catherine's Hall, the Kremlin
Yeltsin and Clinton discuss arms control agreements such as START II, the nuclear aspirations of Iran and North Korea, NATO expansion, and other subjects.
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.