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  • February 26, 1958

    Journal of Soviet Ambassador to the DPRK A.M. Puzanov for 26 February 1958

    Puzanov discusses with Nam Il and Kim Il Sung about the US and FRG statements to return two American and two FRG citizens who were on the aircraft which flew into DPRK from South Korea on February 16 and preparations for the DPRK response.

  • February 28, 1958

    Journal of Soviet Ambassador to the DPRK A.M. Puzanov for 28 February 1958

    Puzanov and Nam Il discuss the DPRK MFA statement about the return of passengers who were on the aircraft which flew into the DPRK from South Korea on Feburary 16.

  • March 28, 1958

    Conversation of Mao Zedong with Soviet Ambassador Pavel Yudin (Excerpt)

    In a conversation with Soviet ambassador Yudin, Mao sees a prohibition of the use of hydrogen weapons as very likely, as the capitalist countries "[fear] fighting this kind of war." Further, he notes that the socialist countries have an advantage over Western ones in terms of conventional army size.

  • February 28, 1958

    File Note of Ambassador J. Katz-Suchyf in New Delhi to Comrade Adam Rapacki

    The Polish ambassador to India describes his efforts to bring attention to the Rapacki Plan. He details objections and criticisms made by key figures in India.

  • March 01, 1958

    Journal of Soviet Ambassador to the DPRK A.M. Puzanov for 1 March 1958

    Kim Il Sung discusses strengthening the unity and solidarity of the KWP party, especially through struggles against revisionism and bolstering the Bolshevist nucleus.

  • March 03, 1958

    Military Movements in the Beqa' Valley

  • March 03, 1958

    Destructive Network in the Beqa' Valley

  • March 03, 1958

    Information about a Number of People

  • March 03, 1958

    M. Zimianin to the Central Committee of the CPSU and to Comrade Iu. V. Andropov, 'On Manifestations of Local Nationalism in Xinjiang (PRC)'

    During party meetings in Xinjiang, some individuals advocated for the creation of an independent Uyghur republic.

  • March 06, 1958

    Radio Liberty Russian Broadcasts Reviewed

    An International Organizations Division reviewer highlights problems in Radio Liberty Russian programs in early 1958

  • March 07, 1958

    Protocol on coordination of the Czechoslovak Interior Ministry delegation and border troops of the Soviet Union on state security

    This protocol resulted from a meeting between the Czechoslovak interior ministry and Soviet border troop representatives. The two parties convened to coordinate public safety measures undertaken in protection of the Czechoslovak-Soviet border.

  • March 09, 1958

    Celebration in the Saudi Cell

  • March 11, 1958

    Congratulating an Iraqi Minister

  • March 11, 1958

    Journal of Soviet Ambassador to the DPRK A.M. Puzanov for 11 March 1958

    Among other personal issues, Park Jeong-ae discusses the results of the Party conference and KWP CC Plenum, in which speeches regarding the draft of the first five-year plan were discussed, some ministries were criticized, and preparations for uprising of factionalist groups are discovered.

  • March 12, 1958

    Report from Gen. M. Spasov on Multilateral Security Meeting in Bucharest

    A report by the Deputy Minister of Internal Affairs, Mircho Spasov, on the Ministerial Meeting in Bucharest of delegations from Romania, Bulgaria, Czechoslovakia, Hungary, and the Soviet Union. The meeting called for focusing on preventing subversive acts of Western intelligence, improving exchange of information, and conducting joint operations.

  • March 12, 1958

    Response to the Iraqi Minister's Congratulations

  • March 12, 1958

    Charged with a Mission in Paris and London

  • March 12, 1958

    Charged with a Mission in Paris and London

  • March 12, 1958

    Payment of the Mission's Expenses

  • March 13, 1958

    Notes from Meeting between the Iranian Comrades and Comrade Nicolae Ceaușescu, Bucharest, March 13, 1958

    Record of a meeting between the Tudeh First Secretary, Reza Radmanesh, and Nicolae Ceauşescu, then a member of the Politburo of the Romanian Workers' Party, shortly after the Tudeh's Fifth Plenum in Bulgaria, where the Iranian communists pledged themselves to working with 'all national and democratic forces' in Iran. Document highlights the disarray and fragmentation of the Tudeh at this time.