August 20, 1945
Cable from Aleksandr Vasilevsky to Stalin
Vasilevsky reports on the progress of the Soviet invasion of Manchuria and the surrender of Japanese forces.
August 21, 1945
Cable from Nikolai Kuznetsov to Aleksandr Vasilevsky
Information related to a planned invasion of the Japanese island of Hokkaido.
August 21, 1945
Order by Aleksandr Vasilevsky to Aleksandr Novikov
Orders for preparations for a planned invasion of the Japanese island of Hokkaido and the southern Kurile Islands.
August 22, 1945
Order by Aleksandr Vasilevsky to Nikolai Kuznetsov and Ivan Yumashev
Orders for preparations for a planned invasion of the Japanese island of Hokkaido and the southern Kurile Islands. Operations are not to begin "until special instructions from the Headquarters."
August 23, 1945
Cable from Aleksandr Vasilevsky [?] to Stalin
Report on the surrender of Japanese forces on the Kurile Islands.
August 29, 1945
Cable from Kuz’ma Derevyanko to Aleksei Antonov
Report concerning the division of occupied territory in the Pacific between the Soviet Union and the United States.
October 24, 1945
Memorandum of a Conversation between W.A. Harriman and Stalin
W.A. Harriman and Stalin discuss post-war peace treaties and discuss who will be invited to participate in negotiations in the European war.
January 12, 1947
Record of a Conversation between Soviet Ambassador in China A. A. Petrov and General Zhang Zhizhong on 7 January 1947
Petrov and Zhang discuss Xinjiang-Soviet trade and the overall state of Sino-Soviet relations.
Infantry Anti-Tank Artillery Battalion Establishment Table No. 14
This document depicts the number of military personnel, weapons and vehicles in the Infantry Anti-Tank Artillery Battalion.
May 30, 1950
Cable Nos. 408-410, Shtykov to Vyshinsky (for the Politburo)
Terenti Shtykov reports on Kim Il Sung's military planning for an invasion of South Korea and signals Soviet approval for the invasion.
May 31, 1950
Ciphered Telegram No. 9849, Gromyko to the Soviet Ambassador, Pyongyang
Gromyko reports Stalin's approval of Kim Il Sung's request for the prompt delivery of medical supplies to North Korea.
June 26, 1950
Telegram from Lake Success, Trygve Lie to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Moscow
A telegram conveying the UN Security Council's resolution calling for North Korea to withdraw from the 38th Parallel.
June 30, 1950
Telegram, Shtykov to Cde. Gromyko
A report from the Korean People's Army on events in the Korean War from June 25 through June 30, 1950.
June 30, 1950
Cable No. 405743, Shtykov to Stalin
North Korea requests supplies and weapons from the Soviet Union.
July 08, 1950
Ciphered Telegram No. 36275 from Feng Xi [Stalin] to the Soviet Ambassador in Pyongyang
Stalin sharply reprimands Ambassador Shtykovfor promising Soviet advisors to the North Koreans without permission.
July 22, 1950
Ciphered Telegram No. 22591 from Roschin to Filippov [Stalin]
Mao Zedong informs Stalin of China's military and strategic maneuvers in summer 1950 as a result of the Korean War.
September 20, 1950
Cable, Gromyko to the Soviet Ambassador, Peking
Cable explaining that China and the Soviet Union are getting incomplete information from North Korea. Also discussing how North Korea is doing militarily and China's admission into the UN.
October 01, 1950
Ciphered Telegram No. 75352, Feng Xi [Stalin] to Shtraus [Shtykov] and Mayveyev [Zakharov]
Stalin cables his chief political and military representatives in Pyongyang in response to messages relating the increasingly dire situation in Korea as North Korean forces were driven back across the 38th parallel. Stalin demands that they establish defenses along the 38th parallel to prevent further American advance and even go on the offensive by organizing “guerrilla warfare” in the south behind enemy lines.
October 05, 1950
Letter, Cde. Filippov [Stalin] for Mao Zedong
Stalin describes the US inability to engage in a "big war" and encourages Kim in his fight against the US. He also discusses the domestic situation in China.
October 07, 1950
Ciphered Telegram No. 25348, Roshchin to Filippov [Stalin]
Ambassador Roshchin passes a message from Mao to Stalin regarding the Chinese deployment of troops to Korea.