Skip to content


1 - 10 of 120


June 11, 1949

Letter, Jiang Qing to Mao Zedong

Jiang Qing writes to Mao Zedong about her health, developments in the Chinese Civil War, and the problems of Chinese Communist Propaganda.

December 21, 1949

Congratulatory Remarks [Delivered at] the Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow

Mao attends Stalin’s 70th birthday celebration, offering praise for his leadership of the socialist and internationalist movements.

November 5, 1949

Cable Telegram no. 20475 from Gromyko to Kovalev

Gromyko demands Kovalev to pass the reply of Stalin to Mao Zedong in response to his telegram regarding the Workers' Party of South Korea.

August 1949

Karsky to Cde. Miklashevsky

Moscow will assist Deng Liqun, a member of the Chinese Communist Party, with establishing radio contact after arriving in the East Turkestan Republic.

August 1949

Liu Shaoqi to Cde. G.M. Malenkov

Liu Shaoqi informs Malenkov that Deng Liqun will lead a team to the East Turkestan Republic and establish radio communication with Moscow and later with Peng Dehuai.

October 23, 1949

Cable Telegram no. 59363 from Kovalev to Stalin, containing a message from Mao Zedong

Mao details the actions of the Worker's Party of South Korea, its attempted actions and its repression by state authorities in the last month, and reiterates that he advised against offensive action.

October 25, 1949

Cable, Mao Zedong to Comrade Filippov [Stalin]

Mao shares a detailed report on the arrival of the PLA in Xinjiang with Stalin.

October 12, 1949

Ciphered Telegram No. 58986 from Kovalev to Filippov [Stalin]

Mao requests assistance with shipments of fuel, troops, and aircraft to Urumchi.

October 14, 1949

Ciphered Telegram No. 4159 from Filipov [Stalin] to Kovalev

Stalin agrees to send one division from Lanzhou to Urumchi and to ship aviation fuel to Urumchi and Hami.

October 25, 1949

Letter from Cde. Mao Zedong to Cde. Filippov [Stalin] via Kovalev

Detailed report on the arrival of the PLA in Xinjiang, including the local population's reaction. Mao reports that the PLA was greeted warmly except for activities of some "reactionary elements and propaganda units of the Kuomintang."