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October 23, 1987

Letter from an East German Citizen to the DPRK Embassy in the GDR

An enthuastic East German citizent tries to establish contact with the North Korean embassy in order to share his views on Juche.

January 9, 1966

Secret Letter from the Indian Embassy in Beijing to the Foreign Secretary in New Delhi, No. PEK/104/66, 'China and the West'

The Indian Embassy in Beijing sent a letter to the Indian Foreign Secretary to prove an analysis of Chinese foreign policy, such as Beijing's relationship with the West and the impact of Sino-Soviet split on Chinese foreign relations.

May 10, 1977

Letter from Roger Barltrop of British Embassy in Addis Ababa, 'The Derg'

Information obtained by the British from an Ethiopian officer who defected to West Germany. His report shows the strong influence of the Soviet Union in the Derg at the time.

October 16, 1964

Statement of the Government of the People's Republic of China

The Government of China announces its successful nuclear test but states that it will follow a no first use policy and in fact desires for the complete elimination of nuclear weapons.

November 13, 1970

Kim Il Sung, 'Closing Address at the Fifth Congress of the Workers' Party of Korea'

November 2, 1970

Kim Il Sung, 'Report on the Work of the Central Committee to the Fifth Congress of the Workers’ Party of Korea'

Kim Il Sung's speech to the Fifth Congress of the Korean Workers' Party.

November 11, 1980

Telegram from the Hungarian Embassy in Pyongyang, 'New Party Rules of the Korean Workers’ Party'

A report on the new party rules of the Korean Worker's Party, which seems to replace Marxism-Leninism with the Juche ideology.

July 7, 1980

Telegram the Hungarian Embassy in Pyongyang, 'On the slogans of the 6th Korean Workers’ Party Congress'

The Hungarian Embassy in North Korea reports that the slogans of the 6th Korean Workers' Party Congress are "lacking in references to Marxism-Leninism, and instead only use the concepts of 'juche' and 'independence'.”

September 15, 1956

Decision of the KWP CC Plenum, 30-31 August 1956, 'The Results of the Work of the Government Delegation which Visited Fraternal Countries, and Some Pressing Tasks of Our Party'

The resolution discusses economic growth in North Korea and the promises of fraternal aid, while warning of the dangers of factionalism to the preservation of Marxism-Leninism.

November 26, 1966

Gosteleradio Review of Western Radio Propaganda, 'Anti-Communism is the main weapon of imperialist radio propaganda in the Russian language'

This lengthy review of foreign radio propaganda by Y. Novikov, an official of the USSR Gosteleradio [State Television and Radio] Guidance Department, pays particular attention to what it sees as Western broadcasters’ attempts to discredit Marxism-Leninism and Communist economics, as well as the notion of convergence between capitalism and Communism.