July 11, 1945
Telegram from L. Beria to the Cde. Stalin of the State Defense Committee and Cde. Molotov of the Council of People's Commissars
Beria reports that, in June 1945, Chinese aircraft conducted reconnaissance and bombed Ili rebel positions in the region of Yun-Dzhikho.
July 11, 1945
Cable, Summary of Averell Harriman Meeting with T. V. Soong
Harriman summarizes the July 11 meeting of Dr. Soong and Stalin, reporting that Stalin has ceded the right of Soviet troops to operate in Manchuria and that China has agreed to acknowledge Outer Mongolia's sovereignty. Dairen and Port Arthur will remain under SOviet military control; there remains dispute over the administration of the Chinese-Soviet railway.
July 12, 1945
Record of a Meeting Between T.V. Soong and Stalin
Stalin and T.V. Soong review outstanding issues affecting Sino-Soviet relations in 1945.
July 13, 1945
Report from Cde. Yegnarov to Cde. L.P. Beria
Yegnarov notes that he is sending Stalin and Molotov a copy of a report of Cde. Yegnarov describing his conversation with "Sadyk."
July 17, 1945
Telegram from Cde. Yegnarov for Cde. Beria
Yegnarov reports on a rebel battle against Chinese forces in Manas and Chinese troop movements in the Barlik Range, announcing the troop movements he ordered in light of these developments.
July 18, 1945
Coded Message from Cde. Sergey to Cdes. Pavel and Petrov
Cde. Sergey reports on a battle in Yamatu between Chinese troops and a rebel detachment from Tarbagatai [Tacheng] District and advises the Red Army to send a detachment led by Sufy Akhum Surbayev to the region of Bay-Aksu [Akesu] to conduct partisan operations.
Telegram from Acting Chief of the USSR NKVD Troops Stakhanov to Cde. Beria
Stakhanov reports on the internment of approximately 1100 Chinese citizens in the Arkarly Mountains following the rebels' occupation of the city of Dorbiljin.
August 07, 1945
Report for Cde. I.V. Stalin and Cde. Molotov
Stakhanov reports on developments in Xinjiang and the operations of the rebels of the Ili District from the end of July to the first week of August 1945, focusing on the rebels' seizure of Mopan, Dorbiljin, and Chuguchak; the detention of approximately 1000 Chinese citizens in Chuguchak; and an uprising by the Manas rebels.
August 13, 1945
Record of Meeting Between T.V. Soong and Stalin
T.V. Soong, Stalin, and others discuss Soviet plans in Manchuria. Topics include administrative rights, Soviet aid for China, and the progress in the war against Japan.
August 23, 1945
Report from Cde. Yegnarov to Cde. Beria
Yegnarov reports on recent military developments in the Ili District, describing Chinese and Soviet troop movements and a failed attempt (led by Firsov) to seize a fortress.
August 27, 1945
Report from Cde. Yegnarov to Cde. Beria
Yegnarov reports on several successful Red Army military operations in the Ili District at the end of August, including Firsov's seizure of Chinese supply trucks and the forced retreat of a Chinese brigade by Leskin's cavalry brigade. He also notes a raid on Kobuk by Chinese aircraft, which killed four Soviet soldiers.
August 30, 1945
Record of Conversation between Soviet Ambassador in China Apollon Petrov and Zhou Enlai
Zhou Enlai discusses the agenda for upcoming talks with Chiang Kai-shek and the Chinese Nationalist Party.
September 05, 1945
Report from L. Beria to Cde. I.V. Stalin, V.M. Molotov, and Cde. G.M. Malenkov
Beria reports on the progress of the rebel movement in Xinjiang at the end of August, including information on the locations of the rebels' active operations, their armed forces, Chinese prisoners of war, and recent rebel casualties. He also describes the Chinese Armed Forces' likely responses to recent rebel advances in the Ili District.
September 15, 1945
The Situation in Xinjiang
The Central Committee of the CPSU reports that the rebels in the East Turkestan Republic (ETR), or northern Xinjiang, have requested that the Soviet Union mediate between the Chinese Nationalist Government and the ETR.
October 05, 1945
Record of Conversation between Soviet Ambassador in China Apollon Petrov and Zhou Enlai and Wang Ruofei
They discuss the results of negotiations with the Chinese Nationalist Party and Chiang Kai-shek's political and military position.
October 10, 1945
Record of Conversation between Soviet Ambassador in China Apollon Petrov and Mao Zedong, Zhou Enlai and Wang Ruofei
Mao discusses negotiations with Chiang Kai-shek and the political and military position of the Chinese Nationalist Party.
November 03, 1945
Telegram from Cde. Yegnarov and Cde. Langvang to Cde. Beria
Yegnarov forwards to Stalin a letter from Alihan Tore Shakirjan, in which he describes Chinese oppression of the people in Eastern Turkestan and requests Soviet assistance with their "revolutionary struggle."
November 10, 1945
Cable No. 3550, Stalin to Cdes. Molotov, Beria, Malenkov, and Mikoyan
Stalin discusses Soviet reception of a speech in which Winston Churchill praised Russia and Stalin, the need to exclude viticulture and fruit-growing from the People’s Commissariat of Industrial Crops, and the urgency with which Soviet diplomats should be withdrawn from the regions in which Mao Zedong's troops are operating lest the Soviets be accused of organizing the Chinese civil war.
November 26, 1945
Cable No. 825/826 from Petrov in Chongqing on Anti-Soviet Campaign in Manchuria
Petrov reports on the anti-Soviet mood in Northeast China and elsewhere around the country.
November 27, 1945
Cable No. 832 from Petrov in Chongqing on Anti-Soviet Campaign in Manchuria
A Soviet diplomat describes "anti-Soviet" feeling in China.