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BIBLIOGRAPHY No. 50.13
November 23, 1949
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The fortnightly Soviet Bibliography is an attempt to list on a
current basis the most significant published materials having to do
with the Soviet Union, its foreign policy, economic and social devel-
opment, and its impact upon the satellite countries and the world in
general. It is compiled by the Division of Library and Reference
Services and is based primarily on materials available in the central
collection of the Department of State but also including publications
in other libraries of the Washington area, Only materials in the
English language are included and the periodical articles are selected
from about 50 of the most pertinent and scholarly journals currently
Emphasis must be placed on the fact that the bibliography lists
only a fraction of the pertinent material in the Department's collec-
tion. Requests for supplementary and additional materials are always
The Division of Library and Reference Services is prepared to
supply on loan, through its Circulation Section in accordance with
Departmental security regulations, any of the items listed in the
Bibliography. For this service authorized persons may apply to the
Circulation Section, LR, Room 202, State Annex #1, or call Republic
5600, extension 5365,
BRYNER, CYRIL. Soviet agricultural policy. In Current history
(Philadelphia) October 1949, 17:208-212.
The development of Soviet agricultural policy and the
position of the peasant since the Revolution.
GLEZERAN, G. The people's land. In USSR information bulletin
(Washington) November 7, 1949, 9:658-660.
Influence of socialism on farm life.
LTATKOVSKY, 0. The Altai is being covered with orchards. In
Soviet press translations (Seattle) November 15, 1949, 4:652-655.
Altai region is being cultivated for fruit growing.
AGRICULTURE REFORM RUMANIA
ZAIDYAN, L. Agrarian reform in Rumania. In New Central European
observer (London) October 15, 1949, 2:245-246.
The first of two articles on the history of agrarian
reform in Rumania. (To be continued)
TRUTH ABOUT SOVIET air force: now the biggest in the world. In
U. S. news and world report (Washingtoh) October 21, 1949, 27:11-15.
Aim of Soviet air planning is protection of the home-
ART AND CULTURE ESTONIA
LEVIN, SERGEI. Estonian art and culture bloom under new Soviet
state. In USSR information bulletin (Washington) October 21, 1949,
Influence of Soviet government on all the arts.
FRIENDLY, ALFRED. Soviet A-bomb split top U.S. policy thinking.
In Washington post (Washington) November 6, 1949, II:1B-2B.
KEYLESS ATOM deadlock. In Newsweek (New York) November 21, 1949,
RAYTDND, ELLSWORTH. How the Russians got the bomb.
Nations world (New York) November 1949, 3:23-26,
RUSSIA and the atomic bomb. In World today (London) November
RUSSIANS explain atom blast; they say they set off bomb to reverse
rivers and make desert blossom. In Life (New York) November 21,
SCOTT, JOHN. Washington dispatch: 1952. In Reporter (New York)
November 8, 1949, 1:12-15,
What Russia's use of the bomb could do to the United
SERGEYEVA, N. BBC atomic outburst, In New times (Moscow)
October 12, 1949, p. 27-29.
Criticism of BBC's broadcast on the Baruch plan.
VYSHINSKY, A. Y. Peace and the bomb: as Russians heard it, In-
Current digest of the Soviet press (Ann Arbor, ich.) November 1,
Vyshinsky's comments on preparation for a new war and on
the conclusion of Five-power pact for strengthening peace.
WEI A-BOM1 will not be used. In U. S. news and world report
(Washington) November 18, 1949, 27:19-21.
CITIES AND TOWNS BELGRADE
VERTH, ALEXANDER. Back to Belgrade. In New statesman and nation
(London) October 8, 1949, 38:376-377.
Peoples attitude towards Tito's defections.
BAZHENOV, I. I. Coal mining by machinery. In Soviet weekly
(London) October 20, 1949, p. 4.
SCHLECHTER, AfY. A Soviet coal miner. In Soviet Russia today
(New York) October 1949, p. 19+-.
VANSITTART, ROBERT G. Even now. London, Hutchinson, 1949,
German national socialism and Russian communism.
COI -UNISM CHINA
PRAVDA on recognition of communist China. In Current digest of the
Soviet press (Ann Arbor, Mich.) October 18, 1949, 1:18-20.
The historic victory of the Chinese people.
COTUNISM UNITED STATES
COBL~UNIST trial ends with 11 guilty. In Life (New York)
24, 1949, p. 31-35.
11 defendants were charged with fomenting revolution
in secret conspiracy,
EDIINA, HAROLD R. The crime of conspiracy. In Vital speeches of
the day (New York) November 1, 1949, 16:34-46.
Speech delivered by judge at trial of communist leaders,
New York, October 13, 1949,
DEAN, VERA M. Titoism adds third dimension to ideological strife.
In Foreign policy bulletin (New York) November 4, 1949, 29:5-4.
The second of three articles on socialism, communism
and the future of democracy in Europe.
ZILLIACUS, K. Cominform and Tito. In New statesman and nation
(London) October 22, 1949, 58:446-447.
Issues raised regarding principles and policy of Comin-
COiC NISM YUGOSLAVIA UKRAINE
TWO CO FUNISTS: Kardejl and Manuilsky. In Ukrainian bulletin
(New York) October 15, 1949, 2:1-4-
On ideological differences in two communist concepts.
ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL CONDITIONS
BRYNER, CYRIL. The peasant in the Soviet Union. In Forum
(Philadelphia) September 1949, 112:148-150.
CHIAURELI, 11KHAIL. All free, all equal. In USSR information
bulletin (Washington) November 7, 1949, 9:664-665.
Equality of the Russian people.
FIVE-YEAR PLAN fulfilment for third quarter of 1949; statement of the
U.S.S.R. central statistical administration. In Soviet news
(London) October 17, 1949, p. 2-4,
The development of industry, agriculture and transport,
the expansion of trade and the rise in the material and
cultural standards of the people in the third quarter
FIVE-YE.R PLAN report for the third quarter, 1949. In Soviet
weekly (London) October 20, 1949, p. 3.
THE GRELT VITAL FORCE of the Soviet economic system. In Soviet news
(London) October 18, 1949, p. 1-,2
On the superiority of the Soviet economic system, its
powerful vital force, demonstrated in the period of
the first Stalin Five-year plan.
LEONTYEV, A. Two lines of economic development. In New times
(Moscow) October 12, 1949, p. 5-11.
O'BRIEN, CARL B. Agriculture in Russian war economy in the later
seventeenth century. In American Slavic and East European review
(New York) October 1949, 8:167-174.
European economy in the seventeenth century.
PARTIGOUL, S. People prosper In USSR information bulletin
(Washington) November 7, 149, 9:661-663,
POLITICAL REMEDY for Soviet economic ills. In Continental news
service (London) October 28, 1949, p. 7-8,
Remedies suggested for increased production,
RUSSIAN SOVIET federative socialist republic state plan fulfilment
for third quarter of 1949; statement of the R.S.F.S.R. statistical
bocrd. In Soviet news (London) October 21, 1949, p. 1-2.
USHERENKO, YAKOV. Wages are going up prices down. In Soviet
weekly (London) November 3, 1949, p. 2.
ECONOIl.C MND SOCIAL CONDITIONS ESTONIA
NUGIS, ARNOLD. Socialist system in Estonia marked by swift gains.
In USSR information bulletin (Washington) October 21, 1949, 9:658-
Outline of progress since liberation of Republic in
PYALL, EDUARD. Estonian people, not their exploiters, rule new
Soviet Republic. In USSR information bulletin (Washington)
October 21, 1949, 9:641-642.
Author describes changes since 1940.
ECONOIIC MND SOCIAL CONDITIONS POLAND
RAPE WITH PASSION. In Howard K. Smith's The state of Europe, New
York, Knopf, 1949, p. 520-337,
Poland is on the way to a high standard of living if
war does not come.
ECONOMIC PENETRATION CHINA
YERIU'iSHEV, I. Dawn over Asia, In Soviet press translations
(Scattle) November 1, 1949, 4:579-602.
This represents the first of a series of articles on
China. Article I: The historic turning point in the
fortunes of China.
ECONOMIC PENETRATION EAST GERITANY
EAST PRUSSIA. In Newsletter from behind the iron curtain (Stockholm)
November 4, 1949, 3:247-248,
The last Germans were expelled from East Prussia in
1948; this area held by Germans for seven centuries
is now being systematically "Russianized".
GANICHEV, L. The faculty of the peoples of the Far North in
Leningrad university. In Soviet news (London) October 18, 1949,
Students of many nationalities. Five-year course of
study on social-economic and linguistic subjects.
SOLOVYOV, A. War period students helped by adult education. In
USSR information bulletin (Washington) October 21, 1949, 9:645-646,
E IGRPATOI AND I1TIGRATION
RUSSIA and Russian emigration. In Ukrainian bulletin (New York)
October 15, 1949, 2:2-.
KRTIN, KINGSLEY. Communist trials. In New statesman and nation
(London) October 15, 1949, 38:416-417.
The trial of Rajk and his companions.
ESPIONAGE UNITED STATES
RUSSIANS warned on U.S. "spying". In Ukrainian bulletin (New York)
October 1, 1949, 2:5.
RAYE OND, ELLSWORTH. Russia's triple crisis. In Saturday evening
post (Philadelphia) November 5, 1949, 222:25+-.
Purge of top communist officials began with the Loscow
trials ten years ago and is still going on. The Kremlin,
worried by economic and morale crises, is trying desper-
ately to black out the news.
VYSHINSIY, A. Y. The USSR and world peace. New York, Inter-
national publishers, 1949. 128p.
VIELLER, GEORGE. The crack in the column. New York, Random house,
A commentary on the world at the edge of the iron curtain,
WINNER, PERCY. Outside America, In New republic (New York)
October 31, 1949, p. 9-10.
Effects of change in Soviet attitude regarding geo-
political and economic policies.
'i7TTT.ER, FELIX. Kremlin underbrush. In New leader (New York)
October 22, 1949, 52:4.
Review of Max Beloff: The foreign policy of Soviet
Russia, 1929-1941, vol. 2, 1936-1941. London, Oxford
university press. Cited in Bibliography 50.3.
VYSHINSKY, A. Y. Vyshinsky proves baselessness of charges against
people's democracies. In USSR information bulletin (Washington)
November 7, 1949, 9:674-677.
FOREIGN RELATIONS AUSTRIA
CHANKSHAW, EDWARD. The Russian game as it is played in Austriaj
In New York times magazine (New York) November 6, 1949, p. 13-.
FOREIGN RELATIONS FAR EAST
TOIPKINS, PAULINE. American-Russian relations in the Far East,
New York, Macmillan, 1949. 426p.
The triangular nature of the Far Eastern struggle in-
volving the U.S., Russia, and Japan.
FOREIGNT RELATIONS UNITED STATES
ACHESON, DEAN. Solving Soviet-West issues. In Vital speeches of
the day (New York) October 15, 1949, 16:2-4.
SIZTH, WALTER B. 1y three years in Yoscow. In New York times
(New York) November 6, 1949, 99:1-, 49.
TOWSTER, JULIAN. Problems in understanding Russia. In Forum
(Philadelphia) October 1949, 112:200-204.
FOREIGN RELATIONS YUGOSLAVIA
WEIN7'TAL, EDWARD. War imminent for Tito, but we'll help set up an
airlift. In Newsweek (New York) October 24, 1949, 34:52.
THE HISTORIC VICTORY of the Chinese people. In Soviet press trans-
lations (Seattle) November 15, 1949, 4:611--.
SOVIET GOVERNENT first to recognize Chinese People's Republic, In
USSR information bulletin (Washington) October 21, 1949, 9t625-626,
4ANf? OV, PAVEL. Full speed ahead on houses. In Soviet weekly
(London) November 5, 1949, p, 11.
RUBAIENKO, B. Half-a million homes a year. In Soviet weekly
(London) October 15, 1949, p. 1.
HUNGRY FOREIGN RELATIONS AUSTRIA
HUNGARIAN AGENTS against the West. In Continental news service
(London) October 28, 1949, p. 6-7.
The Hungarian government's reply to the Austrian govern-
ment's protest Pgainst the fortifications.
iDROSHNICHENKO, B. What happens to the profits of socialist in-
dustry? In Soviet weekly (London) October 13, 1949, p. 5.
This article explains how in the USSR the'profits of
industry are used for the benefit of the whole country
and to finance services for the working people.
SOVIET INDUSTRY'S output shows rise of 20% for first nine months. In
USSR information bulletin (Washington) November 7, 1949, 9:667-673,
a'POaJER IN INDUSTRY. In Newsletter from behind the iron curtain
(Stockholm) October 28, 1949, 3:259-240.
Shortage of manpower in rehabilitation of Latvia.
D.LLLLI, DAVID J. Free labor vs, slavery, In New leader (New York)
October 15, 1949, 52:2.
The issue of slave and free lbor in the present con-
flict between democracy and totalitarianism.
LOBAJ\TOV, PYOTR. Labour is free Ps never before. In Soviet weekly
(London) November 3, 1949, p. 3.
CHKHVIKVADZE, V. On major shortcomings in Soviet juridical science.
In Current digest of the Soviet press (Ann Arbor, rich.) October
25, 1949, 1:16-18,
ZHIUKOVA, L. Discussion of the problems of state and law. In -
Current digest of the Soviet press (Ann Arbor, Mich.) October 25,
CiTCHELL, MAIRIN. The maritime history of Russia, 1848-1948.
London, Sidgwick and Jackson, 1949. 560p.
OCCUPATION POLICY, RUSSIAN GERI2ANY
STLIN, J. Stalin finds German democratic republic assures
European peace. In USSR information bulletin (Washington) October
21, 1949, 9:621.
On government of Eastern Germany.
GI-NT PEACE RALLY in Moscow keynotes world's demand. In USSR
informEtion bulletin (Washington) October 21, 1949, 9:633-6355
The people of every country participated in the ob-
servance of the World peace congress.
ILYA EIRETNBURG writes to the British people. In Soviet weekly
(London) October 20, 1949, p. 1r-.
To the British supporters of peace*
KARDELJ, EDVARD. Bill of particulars against Soviet Union. In
Vital speeches of the day (New York) October 15, 1949, 16:13-15,
Yugoslav Foreign Minister's speech at the General
assembly of the United Nations, September 26, 1949.
(Interpretation from Russian)
PARKER, RALPH. Conspiracy against peace; notes of an English
journalist. In New times supplement (Moscow) October 26, 1949,
no, 44, 75p.
Review in New times (Moscow) October 19, 1949, p. 27-31.
PEACE DAY rallies throughout the USSR. In Soviet weekly (London)
October 6, 1949, p. 1.
VIKTOROV, J. Peace policy. In USSR information bulletin
(Washington) November 7, 1949, 9:655-657.
Excerpts from the Decree on peace.
WALLACE, BETTY. Who violates the peace treaties. In New Central
European observer (London) October 1, 1949, 2:233-234.
Analysis of the Peace treaties which were concluded with
Bulgaria, Hungary and Rumania, and discussions of the
charges of violations of these treaties which have been
made against these countries by the U.S.A. and Great
- 12 -
How isolationist is Stalin? In Political
October-December 1949, 20:526-556.
POLITICAL PENETRATION EASTERN EURIOPE
SKILLING, GORDON. Eastern Europe in flux. Toronto, Canadian
association for adult education, 1949. 20p.
Position of Russia in Eastern Europe will remain firm
while movement toward communism will be slower and
SITTH, HOWARD K.
The state of Europe, New York, Knopf, 1949.
The current economic and political scene in Europe
analyzed, country by country, in the light of post-
World war II developments. Authors verdict is that
both Russia and the 'est are to blame for our parlous
LUNIN, L. V.
Railway development in the Soviet Union.
September 29, 1949, p. 5.
RESISTANCE MOVEMENTS ESTONIA
RESISTANCE movement again. In Newsletter from behind the iron
curtain (Stockholm) November 4, 1949, 5:245-246.
A review of the partisan movement in Estonia from 1945
MICHURIN SCIENCE conquers Siberian frosts. In Soviet news (London)
October 13, 1949, p. 4.
CHAKSTE, INTAUTS. Soviet concepts of the state, international
law and sovereignty. In American journal of international law
(Lancaster, Pa.) 1949, 43:21-36.
LEVIN, I. D. The Soviet concept of sovereignty; on the essence
and significance of the principle of sovereignty. In Current
digest of the Soviet press (Ann Arbor, Mich.) October 25, 1949,
ANTONOV, I. How the trade unions of the USSR are constructed, In
Soviet press translations (Seattle) November 15, 1949, 4:629-632.
IVONIN, NIKITA. A factory trade union commission on rationalisa-
tion and invention. In Soviet news (London) September 29, 1949,
TOPOR, V, Here is living trade union democracy. In Soviet weekly
(London) October 6, 1949, p. 9.
80-90 per cent of members take part in meetings,
UNITED NATIONS AFFAIRS
BEVIN, ERNEST. The "upside down" language of Soviet diplomacy;
methods in Yugoslavia and China endanger world peace. In Vital
speeches of the day (New York) October 15, 1949, 16:8-12.
iOSKVIN, A. At the General assembly. In New times (Moscow)
October 5, 1949, p. 21-24.
September 26; the Soviet Union's proposal for the con-
demnation of the preparation of a new war and the con-
clusion of a Five-power pect for the strengthening of
peace included on the General assembly's agenda.
SOVIET PEACE proposals placed on agenda of United Nations General
assembly, In Soviet news (London) September 29, 1949, p. 1.
Proposals submitted by A. Y. Vyshinsky, on September
VITRAY, LAURA. The great China debate. In United Nations world
(New York) November 1949, 3:41-44.
The Assembly is asked to determine how genuine is the
revolution and how real the interference.
VYSHINSKY, A. Y. In reply to slanders against countries of people's
democracy. In Soviet weekly supplement (London) October 20, 1949
VYSHINSKY exposes Kuomintang intrigue in UNO.
(London) October 6, 1949, p. 4-5,
In Soviet weekly
YUGOSLAVIA FOREIGN RELATIONS
WERTh, ALEXATDER. Tito's fifth international. In Nation
(New York) November 5, 1949, 169:442-444.
Yugoslavia's political ideas the most important
factor in current international relations. (To be