BIBLIOGRAPHY No, 50.24
April 26, 1950
DEPARTMENT. OF ST'TE
Division of Library and Reference Services
Office of Libraries and Intelligence Acquisition
OFFICE OF INTELLIGENCE RESEARCH
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 materials in the Department's collec-
tion, Requosts 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
repartmental 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 3363.
UNCIC LS IF IED
AGAINST DISTORTIONS in collective farm labor organization. In
Current digest of the Soviet press (Ann Arbor, Mich.) April 15,
1950, 2:11-14. (606)
Complete text from Pravda, February 19,
ANDREYEV, A. Concerning the article "Against distortions in
collective farm labor organization." In Current digest of the
Soviet press (Ann Arbor, Mich.) April 15, 1950, 2:14-15. (607)
Complete text of his article appeared in Pravda, February
ALBANIA ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL CONDITIONS
IN THE PEOPLE'S DEMOCRACIES. In New times (Moscow) Mardh 29,
1950, p. 20-21. (608)
Describes Albania's economic life and its progress.
BULGARIA POLITICS AND GOVERNMENT
YOUNG, EDGAR P. Bulgaria budgets for peace. In New Central
European observer (London) April 1, 1950, 3:68. (609)
Analyses of the Bulgarian budget for the current year
CAREW.HUNT, R. N. The theory and practice of communism, an intro-
duction. London, G. Bles, 1950. 231p. (610)
COMMUNISTS: Stalin on Stalin. In Time (Chicago) April 3, 1950,
Excerpts from the twelfth volume of Stalin's collected
works, particularly one of his letters to Maxim Gorky,
FAI~.TR, NORMAN D. Communist
history (Philadelphia) March
Describes the end of the
revolution in China (I).
RODNICK, DAVID and E. Rodnick. Notes on communist personality
types in Czechoslovakia. In Public opinion quarterly (Princeton,
N. J.) Spring 1950, 14:81-8-, (613)
Since their assumption of complete power in February
1948, communists have lost more followers than they have
ON A NEW REDUCTION of state retail prices on foodstuffs
fractured goods. In Current digest of the Soviet press
Mich.) April 15, 1950, 2:16-18.
From Pravda and Izvestia, March 1. Complete text.
Price cuts and the gold standard.
CN TRANSFERRING the exchange rate of the ruble to the gold standard
and increasing the value of the ruble in relation to foreign
currencies. In Current digest of the Soviet press (Ann Arbor,
Mich.) April 15, 1950, 2:18-19. (615)
From Pravda and Izvestia, March 1. Complete text.
PLOTNIKOV, K. What is the significance of shifting the ruble
exchange rate to the gold standard? In Current digest of the
Soviet press (Ann Arbor, Mich.) April 15, 1950, 2:19-20.
From Pravda, Miarch 5. Condensed text. Answers to
CZECHOSLOVAKIA ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL CONDITIONS
CZECHOSLOVAKS weep but obey. In U.S. news and world report
(Washington) April 21, 1950, 28:23-24.
After two years' communist domination, Czechs are un-
happy but in no mood to revolt.
JENKINS, JOHN S, Whgt Czechoslovakia has taught me. In New
Central Eupppean pbgerver (London) April 1, 1950, 3:64-65.
Descpibes the life of the people,
ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL CONDITIONS
BIGART, HOVER. What you want to know about Russia. In
review of literature (New York) April 8, 1950, 33:15.
Review of C. Thompson's The police state, New York,
Dutton, 1950, cited in Soviet Bibliography #50.21:5.
THE COMPULSORY state lean. In Newsletter from behind the Iron
curtain (Stockholm) March 17, 1950, 4:65-66, (620)
Every citizen required to buy state bonds to an amount
equiTalent to at least one month's wages.
DUGINOV, A. Growth in the national income of the USSR. In
Soviet press translations (Seattle) April 1, 1950, 5:211-217. (621)
From Izvestia, January 28, 1950.
IRON CURTAIN: a peek behind it.
Soviet life in Odessa.
In Newsweek (New York) April 3,
IN MOSCOW'S view, In New statesman and nation (London) March 25,
1950, 39:332-333. (623)
Molotov's comparison of conditions in the Soviet Union
with those in America.
MYASOV, S. Soviet man. In Soviet weekly (London) March 23, 1950,
p. 8. (624)
From Trud. Experiences in reorganizing a Soviet
SOVIET PEOPLE welcome price reductions: "We are living in joyous
times." In Soviet news (London) March 2, 1950, p. 2. (625)
SURKOV, A. For the people's happiness.
March 24, 1950, p. 3.
Price reductions in the Soviet Union.
In Soviet news (London)
gCO0iiOMIC AND SOCIAL CONDITIONS EUROPE
GREAVES, H. R, G. Book peviewvg f : J, Stransky's East wind over
Prague, Lodan, Hollip, 1901 V, Bartlet!t Eat pf the Iron curtain,
London, Latimer house, 1949; Laszlo Rajk and nis accomplices before
the Peoplets court :Budapest, London, Collet, 1949. In Political
quarterly (London) April-June 1950, 21:225-227. (627)
First two books cited in Soviet Bibliography #50.21:4;
HALE, W. H. Europe's ordeal. In Nation (New fork) April 5, 1950,
Review of L. LaniaTs The nine lives of Europe, New York,
Funk and Wagnalls, 1950, cited in Soviet Bibliography
ECONOMIC AiD SOCIAL CONDITIONS WESTERN DEl.CCBRACIES
VARGA, E. Unemployment grows in capitalist countries.
weekly (London) March 23, 1950, p. 5.
THE KREMLIN'S huckster.
In Time (Chicago)
April 10, 1950, 55:29.
Efforts of Anastas Mikoyan to promote commerce in
USSR by advertising.
ELECTION SPEECHES by Suslov, Bulganin, Khrunchev.
(London) March 10, 1950, p. 1-2.
USSR Supreme Soviet elections of March 12o
SPEECH of Marshal K. E. Voroshilov at election meeting. In Soviet
news (London) March 9, 1950, p. 1-4. (632)
USSR Supreme Soviet elections, held March 12.
V. M. MOLOTOV'S speech at election meeting. In Soviet news
(London) March 13, 1950, p. 1-4. (633)
EMIGRATION AND IMMIGRATION
KIRCHNER, WALTHER. Emigration to Russia.
review (New York) April 1950, 55:552-566.
In American historical
SEDIN, L. Six bags of anti-Soviet lies. In New times (Moscow)
March 29, 1950, p. 31. (635)
Author states that Kravchenko misrepresented the nature
of secret information which, he said, had been sent to
THE PRACTICAL SIDE of the timber plan. In Newsletter from behind
the Iron curtain (Stockholm) February 24, 1950, 4:46-48. (636)
Estonian people are drafted for timber cutting.
FINLAND POLITICS ~ND GOVERNMENT
In Newsletter from behind the Iron curtain (Stockholm)
1950, 4:67-68. (637)
of communist effort in Finland.
BARTLETT, VERNON. USSR: the fallen idol. In United Nations
world (New York). April 1950, 4:11-14.
European attitudes toward Russian foreign policy since
SOVIET TRE.ATY SERIES; a collection of bilateral treaties, agreements
and conventions, etc., concluded between the Soviet union and
foreign powers, compiled and edited by Leonard Shapiro. v. 1,
1917-19286 Washington, Georgetown university press, 1950, 406p.
VYSHINSKY, A. Y.
power peace pact.
Against preparations for a new war-for a five-
London, Soviet news, 1949. 41p. (640)
FOREIGN RELATIONS CHINA
FRITERS. GERARD M.
(London) March 23,
China and Russi
Where Russia and China meet. In List4
considered a bone of contention between
KIRBY, STUART E, The Sine-Soviet pact. In Far Eastern economic
review (Hong Kong) March 23, 1950, 8076-377. (642)
WORLD DO0UMENTSs Sino-Soviet agreements*
(Philadelphia) April 1950, 18 231-232.
Text of a communique containing the
FOREIGN RELATIONS GERMANY
DRAPER, THEODORE. A new German-Soviet pact?
(New York) April 11, 1950, 2:15-18.
In Current history
treaty and agreements.
FOREIGN RELATIONS U.S.
ACHESON, DEAN. Tension between United States and Soviet Union*
In Vital speeches of the day (New York) April 1, 1950, 16:364-367,
THROUGH STRENGTH the possible effect of the H-bomb on
between East and West, In Eoonomist (London) February
DALLIN, DAVID J. A Truman-Stalin meeting? In New leader
(New York) April 1, 1950, 332 -
Second of two articles. See reference to Part I in
Soviet Bibliography #50,23:9.
SDEAN, VERA M. Do U.S. terms offer basis for cold war truce?
Foreign policy bulletin (New York) March 24, 1950, 29:1-3.
In a seven point program Mr. Acheson called for Soviet
cooperation in easing world tensions,
OUTSTANDING DEVELOPMENTS of the month with the Soviet Union and
Eastern Europe. In Current developments in United States foreign
policy (WashingtonT February 1950, 3:13, 35-41. (649)
ROVIN~y, L. The seven commandments of American total diplomacy.
In NegW tMpes (Moscow) March 22, 1950, p. 9-12. (650)
Otateg that Acheson obstructs cooperation between the
United States and the USSR.
FOREIGN TRADE EUROPE
METZGER, LAURE. Industrialization and East-West trade.
Foreign policy reports (New York) March 15, 1950, 26:8,
CRESSEY, GEORGE B. Review of S. S. Balzak: Economic geography of
the USSR, New York, Macmillan, 1949. In American Slavic and East
European review (New York) April 1950,- :133-135. (652)
See Soviet Bibliography P50.10:9.
GT. BRIT. ESPIONAGE
FUCHS' ERROR was to serve Russia when the great design was dead,
In Saturday evening post (Philadelphia) April 8, 1950, 222:12.
GREECE ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL CONDITIONS
SEDGWICK, A. C. Greece brought up to date.
(New York) April 1, 1950, 33:8-9.
In New leader
GREECE TRADE UNIONS
BARTLETT, BETTY. They shall not die; the trial of Greek freedom.
London, League for democracy in Greece, 1950. 24p. (655)
THOMSON, GLADYS S. Catherine the Great and the expansion of
Russia. New York, Macmillan, 1950. 304p.
WISKEMivLNN, ELIZABETH. A study in disintegration, 1936-40, In
Spectator (London) March 24, 1950, p. 388+-. ~T657)
Review of L. B. Namier's Europe in decay, London,
Macmillan, 1950, cited in Soviet Bibliography #50.22:7.
CRAMER, FREDERICK H. Masters of Europe: Germans or Slavs? (II)
In Current history (Philadelphia) April 1950, 18:211-216. (658)
Begins with 13th century.
LEITES, NATHAN. Review of W. Nelson: Out of the crocodiles mouth:
Russian cartoons about the United States from "Krokodil," Moscow's
humor magazine, Washington, Public affairs press, 1949. In Public
opinion quarterly (Princeton, N. J.) Spring 1950, 14:154-156, (659)
See Soviet Bibliography #50.15:13.
HUNGRY ECONOMIC .ND SOCIAL CONDITIONS
STEWART, NEIL. No austerity in Budapest. In Now Central European
observer (London) April 1, 1950, 3:65. (660)
Author's impressions of Hungary today. First of a
series of three articles,
WORLD FESTIVAL of democratic youth, Budapest, 1949. Programmes of
the Peoples union of Hungarian youth. Budapest, 1949. 172p.
INDOCHINA GUERRILLA WARFARE
FIELDER, WILSON. Indo-China: mosquitoes and the sledge hammer.
In Time (Chicago) April 10, 1950, 55:26-27, (662)
Account of guerrilla warfare in Indo-China between
French and communist led Vietnamese.
INDUSTRY EASTERN EUROPE
SHARP, SAMUEL L. and L., Metzger. Industry and agriculture in
Eastern Europe It Industry, In Foreign policy report (New York)
March 15, 1950, 26:2-8. (663)
To be continued in the April 1 issue.
PARRY, ALBERT. Russia invented it first.
April 25, 1950, 2:35-37.
Russians claim priority in practically
In Reporter (New York)
all discoveries and
KUCHEROV, SAMUEL. The jury as a part of the Russian judicial
reform of 1864, In American Slavic and East European review
(New York) April 1950, 9t77-90.
LATVIA POLITICS AND GOVERNMENT
THE REPRESENTATIVES of the people.
Iron curtain (Stockholm) March 17,
Latvian representatives in the
little influence on legislation
In Newsletter from behind the
1950, 4:66. (666)
Supreme Soviet can exert
NIKIFORCV, B. S. Is a mercenary motive essential in theft? In
Current digest of the Soviet press (Ann Arbor, Mich.) April 8, 1950,
Condensed text Some interpretations of the law.
SILIONOV, K. For Bolshevist party orientation and high artistic
craftsmanship in Soviet literature. In Current digest of the
Soviet press (Ann Arbor, Mioh.) April 8, 1950, 2:13-16. (668)
From Bolshevik, no. 3, condensed text.
ELKIN, B. I. Review of M. Mitchell: The maritime history of
Russia, 848-1948, London, Sidgwick and Jackson, 1949. In Inter-
national affairs (London) April 1950, 260274-275. (669)
See Soviet Bibliography #50.13:10,
HILL, CHRISTOPHER. Lenin and the Russian revolution. New York,
Macmillan, 1950. 261p. (670)
From a deputy's memoirs. In Current digest of the
(Ann Arbor, Mich.) April 15, 1950, 2:3-10. (671)
is a deputy of the U.S.S.R. Supreme Soviet.
MOSCOW. Institute Marksa-Engel'sa-Lenina. Joseph Stalin.a political
biography. New York, International publishers, 1949. 128p. (672)
PRYCHODKO, NICHOLAS, Germany's disastrous Eastern policy and the
role of General Vlasov. In Ukrainian quarterly (Now York) Winter
1950, 6:49-56. (673)
Contents: The Achilles' heel of the USSR; The Allied
mistakes in 1917; The Germans repeated the Allied
mistakes of 1917; General Vlasov; The organization of
the Vlasov army; The end of the Vlasov army.
YPSILON; pseud. Ho Chi Minh's happy life.
(New York) April 1950, 4:23-28.
In Plain talk
POL'ID ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL CONDITIONS
ECONOMIC TASKS for 1950; big increases in industry and agriculture
in plan's first year. In Polish facts and figures (London) March
11, 1950, p. 1. (675)
POLITICAL PENETRATION WESTERN DEMOCRACIES
SETON-W".TSON, HUGH. The communist challenge to the West. In
Listener (London) March 23, 1950, 43:499-500. (676)
The possible communist penetration of underdeveloped areas.
POLITICS AND GOVERNMENT
TRUMAN: 'Stalin is no communist.'; Soviet flunks Marxist tests,
President says. In U.S. news and world report (Washington) April
14, 1950, 28:25. (677)
President Truman calls Russia a police state, similar
to Germany under Hitler.
THE SOVIET WORM in school libraries.
(New Yerk) April 1950, 12:125-126.
American schools are advised to
In American affairs
burn issues of Russian
OULANOFF, B. N. Memorandum on the Kalmuk DPs' race, Paris, 1950.
DENISSOFF, ELIE. On the origins of the autonomous Russian church*
In Review of politics (Notre Dame, Indiana) April 1950, 12:225-
SITUATION ESTIMATES GERMANY
ANSBACHER, H. L. The problem of interpreting attitude survey
data; a case study of the attitude of Russian workers in wartime
Germany, In Public opinion quarterly (Princeton, N.J.) Spring
1950, 14:126-138. (681)
TERROR TACTICS EASTERN GERMANY
SOVIET TERRORISM in Eastern Germany. In Digest (London) April 8,
1950, p. B7-B8. (682)
Soviet secret police (rM.V.D.) terrorises the population
in Eastern Germany.
TURIaENISTAN ECOh1CIC AND SOCIAL CONDITIONS
BATYROV, S. H. Soviet Turkmenistan is twenty-five years old. In
Soviet press translations (Seattle) April 1, 1950, 5:208-211. (683g)
From Pravda, January 29, 1950.
UKRAINE ECONOMIC ,ND SOCIAL CONDITIONS
HORDYNSKY, VOLODYMYR. My experiences with the Soviets. In
Ukrainian quarterly (New York) Winter 1950, 6:29-37. (684)
PROTSIUK, STEPHEN. La'or conditions in the metallurgical industry
of Ukraine. In Ukrainian quarterly (Now York) Winter 195), 6:38-
U.S. ATTITUDE TOWARDS U.S.S.R.
LYONS, EUGENE. The myth of the Soviet enigma. In Plain talk
(New York) April 1950, 4:55-59. (686)
Criticism on latest Russian books: P. Pirogov's Why I
escaped, New York, Duell, 1950, cited in Soviet
Bibliography #50.21 :11; V. Petrov's My retreat from
Russia, New Haven, Yale university press, 1950, cited
in Soviet Bibliography #50.19:13; C. Thompson's The
police state, New York, Dutton, 1950, cited in Soviet
Bibliography #50o21:5; N. Weyl's Treason, Washington,
Public affairs press, 1950, cited in Soviet Bibliography
#50.22:13; R. de Toledano and V. Lasky's Seeds of
treason; the true story of the Hiss-Chambers tragedy,
New York, Funk and Wagnalls, 1950.
U.S. ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL CONDITIONS
LEONTYEV, A. Approach of economic crisis in U.S.A. In Current
digest of the Soviet press (Ann Arbor, Mich.) April 15,71950, 2:22-
From Pravda, March 3. Author states that an economic
crisis has been brewing in the U.S. since autumn, 1949.
UNC LAS S IF lED
SPYING ON U.S. is easy for Russia; maps, photos, basic data are out
in the open. In U.S0 news and world report (Washington) April 21,
1950, 28:14-15. (688)
UI.S. FOREIGN RELATIONS
VIKTOROV. Acheson's "total diplomacy." In Soviet weekly (London)
March 23, 1950, p, 1--. (689)
States that ivir, Acheson's "total diplomacy" signifies
the continuation, intensification of the "aggressive"
line in U.S. foreign policy.
U.S. FOREIGN RELATIONS FAR EAST
ISAACS, IHAROLD R. A new disaster in Asia? In Reporter (New York)
April 11, 1950, 2:24-27. (690)
Author's dissenting view on our policy in Asia, with
emphasis upon the states of Indochina.
MARKOV, M. America's "new policy" in the Far East.
(Moscow) March 22, 1950, p. 4-9.
In New times
HECHT, DAVID. Granovski and American life. In Amorican Slavic
and East European review (New York) April 1950, 9:91-104. (692)
Interpretation of American economic history by a
professor at Moscow University.
UZBEKISTAN ECONOMIC J~D SOCIAL CONDITIONS
TWENTY-FIVE YEiRS of Soviet Uzbekistan. In Soviet press transla-
tions (Seattle) April 1, 1950, 5:206-208. (693)
From editorial, Pravda, January 17, 1950,
VIETNAM POLITICS AND GOVERNMENT
GUBER, AK The Vietnamese people in their struggle for independence
and democracy. In Soviet press translations (Seattle) April 1,
1950, 5:196-206. (694)
Translated from Voprosy istorii, no. 10, October 1949.
Conclusion. The first installment was cited in Soviet
WERTH, ALEXANDER, Showdown in Viet-Nam? In Now statesman and
nation (London) April 8, 1950, 39:396-397. (695)
UTLEY, FREDA. The not-so-cold war. In American affairs (New York)
April 1950, 12:121-124, (696)
Review of J. Burnham's The coming defeat of communism,
New York, Day) 1950, cited in Soviet Bibliography
INTERNATIONAL UNION of students. Soviet youth in postwar con-
struction; Praha, 1949, 22p. (697)
YUGOSLAVIA FOREIGN RELATIONS
BARTOS, MILAN. Jugoslavia's struggle for equality.
affairs (New York) April 1950, 28:427-440.
Yugoslavia's effort to become a great powuor
YUGOSLAVIA FOREIGN TRADE
PERLO, VICTOR. Was Tito overcharged? In Soviet Russia today
(New York) April 1950, p. 10-114, (699)
The fourth and final article in a series which deals
with the charges that the U.S.S.R. overcharged
Yugoslavia in commodity trade.