July 06, 1976
Current Situation of Chinese Party Leadership
Discusses at length the issues and struggles in China resulting after the death of several leaders such as Zhou Enlai, and now with Mao Zedong in power.
March 02, 1977
Informational Note from the Conference of Secretaries of Central Committees of Fraternal Parties in Sofia
Secretaries CC CPSU Konstantin Katushev and B. Ponomarov provide information on the situation in China that is discussed during a confidential meeting of CC secretaries. Addressed are issues related to the fact "that Maoism failed ideologically, caused great harm to the Chinese nation, and did an enormous devastation in the areas of economy, culture, science, and social life," and ways the new Chinese government may behave.
June 21, 1977
Note About a Meeting between Comrade Hermann Axen, Member of the Politburo and Secretary of the SED CC, and Comrade O. B. Rakhmanin, Candidate of the CPSU CC and First Deputy Head of the International Department of CC, on 17 June 1977
An excerpt of speeches given to the meeting participants. A major theme is "how to win back China."
December 13, 1978
Ye Jianying's Speech at the Closing Session of the CCP Central Work Conference
Ye Jianying reflects on the "Fascist dictatorship perpetuated by Lin Biao and the Gang of Four."
April 22, 1980
Annex 4/B: Meeting of 22 April 1980: Hu Yaobang's Answers to the Questions of Pajetta
Hu Yaobang answers to Pajetta's questions on: Lin Biao and the Gang of Four; their influence on foreign policy in 1966-1967 and in 1974; the recognition of Pinochet government in Chile
June 27, 1981
Resolution on Certain Questions in the History of Our Party since the Founding of the People’s Republic of China
The Chinese Communist Party assesses the legacy and shortcomings of Mao Zedong, criticizes the Cultural Revolution, and calls for Party unity going forward.
March 25, 1984
Cable from Ambassador Katori to the Foreign Minister, 'Prime Minster Visit to China (Conversation with Chairman Deng Xiaoping)'
Deng Xiaoping talks about his rise within the Chinese Communist Party, calling the Cultural Revolution the "most difficult experience" in his long career.
November 20, 1986
Record of Conversation between Comrade J. Batmunkh and Kim Il Sung
Kim Il Sung and Jambyn Batmunkh discuss North Korea and Mongolia's relationships with China and the Soviet Union, among other issues.
May 06, 1987
Transcript of Conversation between Todor Zhivokov and Zhao Ziyang in Beijing
Talks with Zhao Ziyang 6 of May 1987 in Beijing regarding Chinese and Bulgarian Communist policies.
May 07, 1987
Memorandum of Conversation of Bulgarian President Todor Zhivkov with Chinese Leader Deng Xiaoping, Beijing, 7 May 1987
Talks with Deng Xiaoping 7th of May 1987 in Beijing regarding Chinese and Bulgarian Communist policies and accomplishments of these countries.