Search in
ADD SEARCH FILTER CANCEL SEARCH FILTER

Digital Archive International History Declassified

SEARCH RESULTS

  • November 21, 1945

    Telegram from Baku to Moscow, 'The Situation in Iranian Azerbaijan'

    Telegram to top Soviet officials that describes the opening of the Azerbaijani National Assembly in Tabriz. Also notes that Azerbaijani partisans are now on the defensive, having overcome most of the landowners and gendarmerie units in the area. Indicates that partisans have begun to rely partially on Soviet support.

  • November 21, 1945

    Telegram from Baku to Moscow, 'The Situation in Iranian Azerbaijan'

    Telegram to top Soviet officials describing strikes made by Azerbaijani partisans against Iranian gendarmerie and popular rallies throughout Iranian Azerbaijan.

  • November 22, 1945

    Telegram from Baku to Moscow, 'Information about Iranian Azerbaijan'

    Report sent to top Soviet officials declaring that all civic institutions are functioning normally under the partisans, and that the partisans are now attempting to peacefully overcome the remaining gendarmerie elements. Notes that they are also preparing for eventual retaliation from the Iranian government.

  • November 23, 1945

    Telegram from Baku to Moscow, 'Information about Iranian Azerbaijan'

    Message sent to top Soviet officials reporting that Iranian troops had advanced on Tabriz and were waiting for reinforcements to engage the Azerbaijani partisans. Also notes that complications may arise as a result of General Derakhshani's institution of martial law in Tabriz.

  • November 24, 1945

    Telegram from Baku to Moscow, 'Information about Iranian Azerbaijan'

    Message sent to top Soviet officials regarding recent hostilities between Azerbaijani partisans and Iranian gendarmerie, but assuring officials that the situation in Iranian Azerbaijan is peaceful and under control. Notes that General Darakhshami is in need of reinforcements. Also describes the procedure undertaken disseminate the appeal and declaration of the Azerbaijani Founding Congress.

  • November 26, 1945

    Telegram from Baku to Moscow, 'The Situation in Iranian Azerbaijan'

    Message sent to top Soviet officials, describing hostilities between Azerbaijani partisans and Iranian gendarmerie, which the partisans attempt to resolve peacefully but must sometimes resort to violence. Notes the "reactionary" rumors of chaos and violence being spread about the new state, but asserts that few believe these once visiting partisan-controlled cities.

  • November 27, 1945

    Telegram from Baku to Moscow, 'The Situation in Iranian Azerbaijan'

    Message to top Soviet officials describing continuing hostilities between Azerbaijani partisans and the Iranian gendarmerie. In the actions described, the partisans are successful, killing very few gendarmes and preferring to disarm the rest.

  • December 02, 1945

    Message from Bagirov and Maslennikov on the Situation in Iranian Azerbaijan

    A letter reporting about the situation in Iranian Azerbaijan and pressures from the Iranian government on the separatist regime.

  • December 05, 1945

    Telegram to Bagirov from Molotov on National Committee Proposal

    A letter from Molotov to Bagirov responding to a phone message about a proposal from the National Committee, indicating that it was agreeable.

  • December 15, 1945

    Message from Bagirov and Maslennikov, Forwarding 'An Appeal of the National Government of Azerbaijan to its Population'

    Public statement released by Jafar Pishavari on the intentions of the separtist government in Iranian Azerbaijan.

  • December 16, 1945

    Message from Bagirov and Maslennikov on Iranian Brigade in Rezaye

    Report about a skirmish between separatist forces and an Iranian brigade in Rezaye. The brigade was convinced to disarm and disperse.

  • December 18, 1945

    Message from Bagirov and Maslennikov on the Mood of the Population in Tabriz

    Report about the reaction of the population in Tabriz to the formation of the separatist National Government of Azerbaijan.

  • December 19, 1945

    Message from Bagirov on the Activities of the National Government of Azerbaijan

    Tabriz authorities requested permission to unofficially assign Azerbaijani advisors to each of its new ministers.

  • December 20, 1945

    Message to Bagirov from General-Lieutenant Korzhenevich

    Korzhenevich reports on the military situation in Iranian Azerbaijan.

  • December 20, 1945

    Message to Bagirov from General-Lieutenant Korzhenevich

    Korzhenevich reports about the military situation in Iranian Azerbaijan and response to the creation of the new separatist government.

  • December 21, 1945

    Message to Bagirov from General-Lieutenant Korzhenevich

    Korzhenevich reports about the situation in Iranian Azerbaijan.

  • December 23, 1945

    Message from Bagirov on the Azerbaijani Majlis

    Report on the activities of the Azerbaijani Majlis assembly and the Tabriz separatist government.

  • December 24, 1945

    Message to Bagirov from Molotov on Advisers for the National Government of Iranian Azerbaijan

    Molotov agrees to the proposal to send advisers to help the ministry of the national government of Iranian Azerbaijan.

  • December 24, 1945

    Letter to Bagirov from Maslennikov about the Disarmament of Soldiers

    Letter to Bagirov from Maslennikov about the disarmament of soldiers and the capture of their weapons. The soldiers were subsequently sent back to their homes. Information about the soldiers who voluntarily crossed over to serve the Azerbaijani government is being checked.

  • January 01, 1946

    Deciphered Telegram from Iran to Stalin

    Report distributed among top Soviet officials, describing an independence movement in Gilan province. Expresses doubt and concern over the extant to which this movement can be controlled by the existing Azerbaijani partisan command.