October 16, 1944
Information Letter from Yasnovsky to Cdes. Petrov and Plyshevsky
Yasnovsky reports on developments in Xinjiang since the arrival of a new governor, Wu Zhongxin.
October 25, 1944
Letter No. 373 from L.D. Wilgress, Canadian Embassy, Moscow, to the Secretary of State for External Affairs, W.L. Mackenzie King
November 09, 1944
Letter No. 402 from L.D. Wilgress, Canadian Embassy, Moscow, to the Secretary of State for External Affairs, W.L. Mackenzie King
The Canadian Ambassador to the Soviet Union, L.D. Wilgress, thoroughly reviews Soviet foreign policy in Europe, Asia, and in Latin America and its relations with the United States and the United Kingdom. Wilgress optimistically concludes that "the Soviet Government are desirous of co-operating fully with the other great powers."
November 25, 1944
Letter No. 425 from L.D. Wilgress, Canadian Embassy, Moscow, to the Secretary of State for External Affairs, W.L. Mackenzie King
February 11, 1945
Yalta Conference Agreement, Declaration of a Liberated Europe
The text of the agreements reached at the Yalta (Crimea) Conference between President Roosevelt, Prime Minister Churchill and Generalissimo Stalin.
April 07, 1945
Excerpts from the Russian Translation of Jiang Jieshi's 'China's Destiny'
Excerpts of two chapters from the Russian translation of Jiang Jieshi's "China's Destiny" on the Chinese race and nation.
April 07, 1945
Chen Boda, 'Criticism of the Book "China's Destiny"'
Excerpts from the Russian translations of Chen Boda's published criticism of Jiang Jieshi's "China's Destiny."
April 17, 1945
Special Report from General-Major Yegnarov to USSR People’s Commissar of Internal Affairs, General Commissar of State Security, Cde. L.P. Beria
General Yegnarov reports on the Ili rebel army's capture of 220 Chinese troops and their cache of weapons in Torgustay and a subsequent rebel seizure of Chinese weapons in Takiantsan.
April 22, 1945
Letter from Alihan Tore to Commander-in-Chief Marshal Stalin
Shakirjan praises Stalin and the Soviet Union, emphasizing that the Ili rebels' victory over the Chinese government is contingent on the continued receipt of Soviet aid.
April 24, 1945
Mao Zedong, 'On Coalition Government'
Mao Zedong defines the Chinese Communist Party's foreign policy for the post-war world, announcing that "China can never win genuine independence and equality by following the present policy of the Kuomintang government."
April 29, 1945
Report from L. Beria and A. Vyshinsky to Cde. I.V. Stalin
Beria and Vyshinsky summarize the prevailing conditions in the Ili District of Xinjiang, describing the equipment and foodstuffs seized by the rebels, the extent of Chinese army losses, and the provisional government headed by Alihan Tore Shakirjan. Urging Stalin to support the Ili Muslims' liberation movement, they offer suggestions for future actions in support of the rebel army.
Continuation of the Report of the Xinjiang GMD Committee to the 6th GMD Congress: A Description of the Work Being Done
The Xinjiang Committee of the Guomindang offers a report on political, economic, military, and social developments in Xinjiang.
May 01, 1945
The Communist Party of China over the Last 10 Years: A Secret Brochure of the GMD Issued on 1 May 1945
The Chinese Nationalist Party (Guomindang) offers an historical overview of its military and political struggle with the Chinese Communist Party, while also summarizing the international contacts of the CCP since 1935.
May 11, 1945
Letter from L. Beria to Cde. I.V. Stalin
Molotov reports that he is sending Stalin a letter from Alihan Tore Shakirjan, the Chairman of the Provisional Government of East Turkestan.
May 28, 1945
Report concerning the Work of the Xinjiang Provincial Party Comittee from January 1943 through March 1945
A report on the Xinjiang Provincial Party Committee, from its founding in 1943 through early 1945.
June 02, 1945
Letter from L. Beria to Cde. I.V. Stalin of the State Defense Committee and Cde. V.M. Molotov of the Council of People's Commissars
Beria describes a meeting between NKVD Lt. Col. Prokopyuk and Shakirjan at which Shakirjan suggested renewing active rebel operations, emphasizing that the lack of combat is beginning to demoralize the Muslim population.
June 22, 1945
Exceprt on Xinjiang from Minutes No. 46 of the VKP(b) CC Politburo Meetings
The CPSU Central Committee announces various measures to support the rebels in Ili, Xinjiang, and the East Turkestan Republic (ETR).
June 30, 1945
Meeting between Marshal Stalin and Dr. Soong
Stalin and Chinese Minister Soong discuss the necessity of warm relations between China and the Soviet Union; Stalin pledges to support China's position.
July 01, 1945
Cable, Summary of Averell Harriman Meeting with T. V. Soong
Harriman reports on a conversation with Chinese Minister Soong about his meeting with Stalin. Soong reports that China and the USSR wish to establish close ties; Harriman encourages Soong on this point.
Message from Averell Harriman to the President and Secretary of State
Harriman reports on Chiang Kai-Shek and Stalin's bartering over the status of Outer Mongolia. Chiang refuses to recognize its independence now, but offers to hold a plebiscite after the war.