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Untitled report on a visit to the Communist Bloc

Extensive account of Cheab's visit to Budapest, Kiev, Moscow, Leningrad, Georgia, Bucharest, Sofia, and Plovdiv.

June 15, 1956

Memorandum on Evaluation of Radio Free Europe by US Legation in Hungary

CIA official Cord Meyer, chief of the International Organizations Division (IOD), notes that the Budapest Legation’s appraisal [Budapest Legation Dispatch No. 372 and Budapest Dispatch 427, May 23, 1956] is more positive than media commentary at the time [Cyrus Sulzberger’s May 14 commentary in The New York Times; letter to the editor response by FEC official Louis Galantier, June 2, 1956.]

February 13, 1968

CPSU CC Protocol #44/54, 13 February 1968

The memo concerns Soviet financial matters and Budapest.

October 24, 1956

Mikoyan-Suslov Report

Mikoyan-Suslov Report on the situation in Budapest in October 1956 and talks with Nagy and Gero about the Hungarian party leadership

July 2, 1960

Report, Embassy of Hungary in North Korea to the Hungarian Foreign Ministry

Károly Práth reports on North Korea's Seven-Year Plan, the difference in ideological views between the Chinese and Soviets, and Korea's relations with those two countries.

May 6, 1950

Report, Hungarian Foreign Ministry to the Embassy of Hungary in North Korea (Excerpt)

The Hungarian Ambassador to North Korea detailing the behavior of the North Korean delegation at the April 4, 1950 celebrations held in Budapest.

March 4, 1953

Report, Legation of Hungary in North Korea to the Hungarian Foreign Ministry

Detailed report from Minister Károly Pásztor on his meeting with Kim Il Sung on 17 February 1953.

June 24, 1957

Minutes of the Meeting of the CPSU CC Plenum on the State of Soviet Foreign Policy

The Soviet leadership discusses the state of Soviet foreign policy after the Hungarian crisis and Khrushchev’s visit to the US. Molotov criticizes Khrushchev for recklessness in foreign policy direction. Soviet inroads in the Middle East and the Third World are analyzed. The effects of the crises in Eastern Europe are placed in the context of the struggle against US imperialism.

September 4, 1961

Telegram from the Albanian ambassador in Budapest, Edip Cuci, to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs

The Albanian ambassador reports that the Hungarian press published Khrushchev’s message to the Belgrade conference of non-aligned countries and excerpts of different speeches by participants of the conference. Hungarian television showed excerpts from the conference as well.

October 28, 1956

Telegram from the Budapest KGB Station concerning the latest developments in the city following the popular uprising

The KGB station in Budapest reports on the ongoing crisis in Hungary. While some popular forces are considering stopping the fighting, others continue to disarm the state organs. The fighting dies down in Budapest and the Imre Nagy government is gaining legitimacy. American embassy officials were seen evacuating from the embassy.