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Nevada-Semipalatinsk Movement, 'Brief Information on Semipalatinsk Test Site'

A pamphlet about the Semipalatinsk Test Site, describing its history of nuclear testing from 1949 to 1989. Detailed information about the radioactive fallout from the tests is provided. The guide also gives information about the physical ailments  nuclear tests rendered on local populations and includes rates of cancer, mental diseases, and infant mortality in the region.

April 16, 1962

Special Feature No. 271

Translation of Special Feature No. 271, “U.S. Scientists and Public Discuss Nuclear Tests”

June 20, 1968

Directives for the Soviet Delegation at Soviet-American Technical Negotiations on the Peaceful Use of Nuclear Explosions

Directives from the Politburo to the Soviet Delegation at the Soviet-American technical negotiations. Directive includes proposals and agreements to negotiation points.

September 23, 1949

Statement by President Truman in Response to First Soviet Nuclear Test

Shortly after the first Soviet nuclear bomb test on August 29, 1949, United States spy planes detected evidence of radioactivity from the blast. In this statement, President Truman revealed to the public for the first time that the Soviet Union had built and successfully detonated a nuclear bomb.

January 21, 1959

Soviet Ministry of Foreign Affairs, 'Draft for Transmission to Various Heads of Government Regarding of A. I. Mikoyan's Conversations with Senior US Government Leaders'

After A.I Mikoyan's trip to the United States and his conversations with senior US government leaders, the USSR MFA submitted a draft of confidential information to be sent to the heads of government of several states. The content of the instructions to be told to the foreign leaders includes discussion of the German problem and Berlin, the problem of disarmament and a halt to nuclear testing, the Near and Middle East, the Far East, and other issues.