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January 1989

DPRK Talking Points [on Cooperation with the Ministry of State Security for the 13th World Festival of Youth and Students]

A list of DPRK Ministry of State Security objectives, as reported by Poland's Ministry of Internal Affairs, in obtaining support from Soviet and Eastern Europe intelligence agencies for the upcoming World Festival of Youth and Students.

November 16, 1982

Information About Some Aspects of the Population Policy in the Capital of the DPRK, Pyongyang

North Korea is reportedly expelling illegal residents from Pyongyang and overall seeks to manage the population of the capital so that it is "politically reliable."

January 10, 1983

Information About the Population Policy of the DPRK

Reports suggest that North Korea is cracking down on illegal internal migration, although many young people are still living in Pyongyang without proper permits.

December 23, 1985

On the Current Situation in the DPRK

North Korea is said to have started acknowledging the World War II and Korean War-era assistance of the USSR and China once again. Some Western literature is now available in the DPRK. And a flurry of construction projects have begun outside of Pyongyang.

May 23, 1972

North Asia Department No. 720035, 'Summary of (redacted)’s Debrief on North Korea following his Three-week Mission to North Korea from this Past mid-April'

An unnamed Japanese individual reports on a visit to North Korea, commenting on the country's relations with China, the Soviet Union, Japan, and South Korea, the cult of personality, and the Korea question at the UN, among other issues.

September 23, 1961

Telegram from the Hungarian Embassy in Pyongyang, 'Celebration of the Korean Workers’ Party’s 4th Congress'

Kovács József reports on the immense celebrations for the Korean Worker's Party's 4th Congress.


Tables from the Department of Education, Pyongyang Special City Branch of the Overseas Chinese Federation

Statistics on Overseas Chinese schools in Pyongyang, North Korea.

July 30, 1951

Telegram from Gromyko to Poskrebyshevu, Relaying a Letter from Kim Il Sung in Stalin's Name

Kim Il Sung's letter states that DPRK has begun the shipment of lead, lead ore, and lead concentrate to the Soviet Union.

April 12, 1951

Telegram from Vasilevsky and Shtemenko to Stalin

Reporting their considerations to deploy Belov's fighter aircorps.

June 10, 1960

Journal of Soviet Ambassador in the DPRK A.M. Puzanov for 10 June 1960

Soviet Ambassador in the DPRK A. M. Puzanov receives a report from Chairman of the City Directorate for Construction and Architecture Affairs Kim San-gi on construction in Pyongyang.