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BIBLIOGRAPHY No, 50,25
May 10, 1950
DEPARTIvENT OF STATE
Division of Library and Reference Services
Office of Libraries and Intelligence Acquisition
OFFICE OF INTELLIGENCE RESEARCH
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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 materials 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 i71, or call Republic
5600, extension 5565,
AGAINST MALPRACTICES in the. organization of k61khoz labor. In
Soviet press translations (Seattle) April 15, 1950, 5:239-245,
KUCHUMOV, P. S. The electric tractor goes to work. In Soviet
Russia today (New York) May 190S, p. 15-17. (701)
Construction of electric tractors opens a new era in
the electrification of Soviet agricultural economy,
NEW DEAL in collective farming. In'Newsletter from behind the
Iron curtain (Stockholm) March 31, 1950, 4:77-78, (702)
ON THE AMUR, In Soviet press translations (Seattle) April 15,
1950, 5:245-247. (703)
From the newspaper Amurskaya pravda. Sotsialistitches-
koye zemledelie, January 13, 1950, Describes Amur
region as a highly developed agricultural country.
OVSYANNIKOV, G. Collective farm life in the Soviet Union-is
guided by Stalin law. InnUSSR information bulletin (Washington)
April 14, 1950, 10:205-206. (704)
PREPARATIONS FOR SPRING sowing in the U.S.S.R. In Soviet news
(London) March 20, 1950, p1. 1-, (705)
RUMYANTSEV, V. M. Spring sowing season has started for Soviet
Union's farmers. In USSR information bulletin (Washington)
April 14, 1950, 10:203-204, (706)
SIMONOV, I. N. Soviet scientists and farmers attain new agri-
cultural successes. In USSR information bulletin (Washington)
April 14, 1950, 10:213-214. (707)
AGRICULTURE EASTERN EUROPE
SHARP, SAMUEL L, and L. Metzger. Industry and agriculture in
Eastern Europe-II: Agriculture, In Foreign policy reports
(New York) April 1, 1950, 26:9-16. (708)
ATTITUDE TOWARDS GT. BRIT.
DUBROVINA, LYtUDMIA. Truth"bdut' USSR is hidden. In Soviet
weekly (London) April 15, 16956, p,7"?. (709)
Visiting Soviet women's impressions of British opinions
AUSTRIA POLITICAL PENETRATION
GEDYE, G. E. R. The outlook in Austria. In Contemporary
review (London) April 1950,. 178:201-204.
Austria must seekhelp from the Western powers to
stave off threat of Soviet domination.
AWARDS AND PRIZES
STALIN PRIZE AWARDS for outstanding work in literature and the
arts in 1949, Irn Current digest of the Soviet press (Ann Arbor,
Mich.) April 22, 1950, 2:3-12, (711)
From Pravda and Izvestia, March 8.
BERLIN POLITICAL PENETRATION
BERLIN battlelines, In Newsweek (New York) April 17, 1950,
Communist preparation for May demonstrations are met
by alertness in Western sector of Berlin.
BUILDING AND CONSTRUCTION
TREGUBOV, VLADIMIR. The
In Soviet weekly (London)
architects are building down on the farm.
April 15, 1950, p. 5. (715)
houses, schools and farm buildings.
DIMITROV, G. M. The collectivization of agriculture in Bulgaria.
In International peasant union bulletin (Washington) March 1950,
DEVIATIONISM in Bulgaria; the indictment of Kostov.
today (London) April 1950, 6r157-164.
TITO SPIES in -Bulgarian trial. In Soviet weekly (London)
April 15, 1950, p 53a
CHINA ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL CONDITIONS
ASTAFYEV, G. China's economic problems.
April 5, 1950, p. 7-15,
Economic developments in China during
war II. To be continued.
In New times (Moscow)
and after World
CHINA FOREIGN RELATIONS
WOODMAN DOROTHY, As China sees it. In New statesman and nation
(London3 April 15, 1950, 39:420-421. (718)
Author's interpretations of China's foreign policies.
CHINA POLITICAL PENETRATION
CHINA. In Atlantic monthly (Boston) April 1950, 185:54-.
Communist position in China said to be strongly
State Department wants to help communist China
In New leader (New York) April 15, 1950, 35:3-4.
CITIES AND PLACES
KOZHEVNIKOV, S. North of Tomsk, In Soviet press translations
(Seattle) April 15, 1950, 5:247-249. (721)
From Literaturnaya gazeta, December 1949. Describes
Narym region, the place where Stalin was in exile.
PALMER, NORMAN D. Communist revolution in China (II). In Current
history (Philadelphia) April 1950, 18:201-205, (722)
Second in a series on the new Chinese regime.
ASCOLI, MAX. Our political D.P.'s. In Reporter (New York) April
25, 1950, 2:9-11. (723)
Opponents of communism undecided what government would
best suit Russia if Soviet regime is overthrown.
DEUTSCHER ISAAC, What can ex-communists do? In Reporter
(New York) April 25, 1950, 2:4-9, (724)
Author criticises former Communists and advises them
to keep out of politics,
.COMUNISM FAR EAST
THE WEEP OF CO:]0.irlS and chaos, In Newsweek (New York) April 17,
1950, 35:52, (725)
Unrest caused by Communist inspired guerillas in the
AT CONGRESS OF DUTCH Communist party. In Current digest of the
Soviet press (Ann Arbor, Mich.) April 22, 1950, 2:28. (726)
From Pravda, February 28, 1950. Condensed text.
SHARP, SAMUEL L. Gomulka: a Pole apart. In Reporter (New York)
April 25, 1950, 2:12-15. (727)
Political downfall of Gomulka in Poland regarded as
attempt to check Polish opposition to Kremlin policies.
BRECGAN, ALEXANDER, The urge to confess. In Reporter (New York)
April 25, 1950, 2:15-16. (728)
Self-criticism of members of the Communist central
committee viewed as indicative of ultimate doom of
FOR UNITY of labor and the people to defeat the warmakers!
Reports to the plenary meeting of the National committee of the
Communist party, U.S.A. March 23-25, 1950, In Political-affairs
(New York) May 1950, 175p. entire issue, (729)
Speeches on attitudes and policies of the Communist
party of the United States toward current issues.
STALIN the heretic. In Economist (London) April 15, 1950,
Discussion of Tito's interpretation of Marxist doctrine.
CZECHOSLOVAKIA ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL CONDITIONS
KHARCHATUROV, A. First year of the Czechoslovak five-year plan.
In Soviet news (London) March 27, 1950, p- 1i (751)
MURRAY-SMITH, STEPHEN, A new spirit in Czechoslovak education.
In New Central European observer (London) April 15, 1950, 3:82-835
CZECHOSLOVAKIA POLITICAL PARTIES
CERNY, JOSEF. The Czech republican agrarian party. In Inter-
national peasant union bulletin (Washington) March 1950, 1:5-6.
To be continued. (753)
CZECHOSLOVAKIA POLITICAL PERSECUTION
SKALA,'HUGO. The terror in Czechoslovakia. In New re
(New York) April 17, 1950, 122:21-2,
Czech and Russian communists prevent all freedom of
thought or action, and terrorize the people.
ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL CONDITIONS
GOODFRIEND, ARTHUR. If you were born in Russia. New York,
Farrar, 1950, 192p. (735)
Conception of Soviet life from birth to death.
GORBACHEV, VICTOR. A village co-op store after the price reduc-
tions. In Soviet weekly (London) March 30, 1950, p. 4. (736)
PARKER, RALPH. Return to Moscow. In Soviet Russia today
(New York) May 1950, p. 10-11--.
Describes Soviet economic life.
THE PRICE CUT. In Newsletter from behind the Iron curtain
(Stockholm) March 51, 1950, 4:78-79.
Prices were cut in order to equalize the purchasing
power of available goods.
PROSPERITY OF SOVIET peasantry rises with new price reductions.
In USSR information bulletin (Washington) April 14, 1950, 10:207-
ROMANOV, IVAN.' How our family lives. In Soviet weekly (London)
April 15, 1950, p. 5. (740)
SORIA, GEORGES. Do the Soviet workers have paid holidays? How
the Soviet people live (I) In World news and views (London)
April 8, 1950, 30:159. (741)
STALIN'S CONCERN for the welfare of the-people. In Soviet press
translations (Seattle) April 15, 1950, 5:237-259. (742)
From Pravda editorial, March 1, 1950,
ZHARKOV, S. "Millionaire stores" for the million. In Soviet
weekly (London) March 30, 1950, p. 4, (745)
Moscow's "millionaire stores" said well patronized
ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL CONDITIONS aA ...
GILBERT,.RODNEY. Mr. Lattimore's latest. In New leader (New York)
April 15, 1950, 33:3. (744)
Review of 0. Lattimore's Pivot of Asia, Boston, Little,
1950, cited in Soviet Bibliography #50.22:1.
ELECTION SPEECH by G, M. Malenkov. In Soviet news (London)
SMarch..21, 1950, p. 2-3. (745)
U.S.S.R. Supreme Soviet elections on March 12. To be
continued in next issue, March 22, p. 1-24-.
ELECTION SPEECHES by Politburo members. -In Current digest of the
Soviet press (Ann Arbor, Mich.) April 29, 1950, 2:3-18. (746)
Speeches by Molotov, Malenkov and other candidates
to the Supreme Soviet.
KARP, A. A. The right of recall, In Soviet Russia today
(New York) May 1950, p. 20-21. (747)
Discusses Soviet system of recalling Supreme Soviet
delegates accused of misconduct.
NEFEDOV, K. *Supreme.Soviet elections demonstrate unity and
solidarity.of the people. In USSR information bulletin (Washingtn)
April 14, 1950, 10:209-211. (748)
PRE-ELECTION SPEECH of A. I. Mikoyan in Yerevan's Stalin district.
In USSR information bulletin (Washington) April 14, 1950, 10:193-
,Abridged text of the speech made on March 10 at
WAR PREPARATIONS. In Newsletter from behind the Iron curtain
(Stockholm) March 24, 1950,.4:72, (750)
It is said that the coastal-fences and guards around
Estonia,are there to prevent the inhabitants from
ESTONIA TRANSFER OF POPULATION,
NEW DEPORTATIONS threatening.- In Newsletter from behind the Iron
curtain (Stockholm) March 31, 1950, 4:81-82. (751)
Estonians being deported to be replaced by Russian
EUROPEAN WAR, 1914-1918 UKRAINE
MEYER, HENRY C. Germans in the Ukraine, ,1918. In American
Slavid and East European'review (New York) April 1950, 9:105-115,
Unpublished letters about the "independent" Ukraine'
provided by the treaty of Drest-Litovsk in 1918.
FINLAND POLITICS AND GOVERNMENT
FINLAND'S new government. In Economist (London) April 15, 1950,
FINNISH OUTLOOK. In World today (London) April 1950, 6:165-
175. ,. (754)
Contents: The achievement of the Fagerholm administra-
tion; The communist failure in the trade unions- The
presidential election.; The economic position; Relations
with the U.S.S.R.
FOREIGN RELATIONS CI1NA
IMPORTANT CONTRIBUTION to the peace and security of peoples. In
Soviet press translations (Seattle) April,15, 1950, 5:250-255,
From Izvestia editorial, February 16, 1950. On
February 14, 1950, Treaty of friendship and.mutual.-
assistance was signed between China and Russia.
MENG, C. Y. Sino-Soviet relations In China Weekly review
(Shanghai) March 11, 1950, .117:22-24, (756)
Analyzes the relations between China and the U.S.S.R.
and their past economic ties.
SIGNING OF AGB-lt.EiL S between the USSR and the people's republic of
China on the establishment of Chinese-Soviet joint stock companies,
In USSR information bulletin (Washington) April 14, 1950, 10:202-
SUN,-YAT-SEN, China chooses. In Labour monthly (London) April
1950, 32:165-175, (758)
A study of the difference in foreign policies of the
USA and the USSR toward China.
FOREIGN RELATIONS HUNGRY
TWO COUNTRIES marching in friendship. In Soviet weekly (London)
April 15, 1950, p. 3S (759)
About Soviet-Hungarian friendship.
FOREIGN RELATIONS KOREA
KIM, IR SEN. First anniversary of Soviet-Korean agreement I
Soviet news (London) March 24, 1950, p. 1-2. (760)
On March 17, 1949, an agreement of economic and cultural
co-operation was signed between the Soviet Union and
FOREIGN RELATIONS U.S.
ACHESON, D. G. Tensions between the United States and the Soviet
Union. In UoS. news and world report (Washington) March 24,
1950, 28:60-65. .(761)
Text of address, March 16, 1950, Also excerpts in
Vital speeches of the day (New York) April 1, 1950,
HORNET'S NEST that cost us .a plane, In Newsweek (New York) April
24, 1950, 55:28-.. (762)
Soviet-American antagonism over the alleged flight
of an American plane over Soviet territory,
KOHANIK, FETER, Early, relations between Russia and the United
States of America. In Russian American monthly magazine (New York)
April 1950, 7:5-6. (765)
SERGEICH, P. America and Russia, In Russian American monthly
magazine (New York) April 1950, 7 10-12, (764)
U.S. foreign policy strategy. In New times (Moscow) April 65
1950, p. 1-5. (765)
United States said to block Russian efforts to prevent
FOREIGN RELATIONS YUGOSLAVIA
PONINSKI, ALFRED E. The Soviet-Yugoslav conflict
of the Straits. In Australian quarterly (Sydney)
and the problem
GERMANY MILITARY OCCUPATION
WHAT THE GERMANS are learning from Ami and Ivan. In R
digest (New York) May 1950, 56:95-98o
Condensed from N. Muhlen's Ivan and Ami, in New
leader (New York) February 4, 1950, 553:7+-, cited
in Soviet Bibliography #50,19:9. The behavior of
American and Soviet occupation troops compared.
GREECE POLITICS AND GOVERNMENT
ANTHEM, THOMAS. Greece steps to the left. In Contemporary
review (London) April 1950, 178:204-209.
The new Greek government must proceed with economic
reconstruction of the country lest the Communists
capitalize on unsettled conditions and create a new
Russian satellite state.
CZARS just missed on a workers' paradise. In Saturday evening
post (Philadelphia) April 8, 1950, 222:10-, (769)
R. VOGELER, E. SANDERS and their accomplices before the criminal
court. Budapest, Hungarian state publishing house, 1950. 509p.
SHEPPARD, ALEXANDER W. iindszonty and the Protestant pastors; a
factual account of the famous trials in Hungary and Bulgaria.
Sydney, Free citizen press, 1949. 65p. (771)
HUNGRY MILITARY OCCUPATION
ORME, ALEXANDRA. Comes the comrades A guide to a Russian
occupation, New York, Morrow, 1950, 576p. (772)
Experiences as hostess to the Russian army in a small
KIRSANOV, SEMYON. The Soviet writer- man of today and tomorrow.
In Soviet news (London) March 29, 1950, p 53. (775)
TREGUB, SEMiYON. Foremost poet of Soviet era, Mayakovsky, used his
pen as a weapon. In USSR information bulletin (Washington)
April 14, 1950, 10:219-220, (774)
Mayakovsky considered the founder and leader of a new
trend in poetry.
AIZSILNIEKS, A, P. The gold ruble. In Newsletter from behind
the Iron curtain (Stockholm) March 24, 1950, 4:69-71, (775)
Author thinks it is possible that in the near future
gold may be used as a weapon in the cold war.
REVALUATION of the ruble. In World today (London) April 1950,
THOUGHTS on the rouble. In Socialist commentary (London) April
1950, 14:854-. (777)
Soviet trade with the West uses Western currencies.
EHRENBURG, ILYA. Peace movement. In Current digest of the
Soviet press (Ann Arbor, Mich.) April 22, 1950, 2:16-17. (778)
From Pravda, February 26, Complete text. Discussion
on peace and the bomb.
Peace must be defended. In Soviet weekly (London) March
00, 1950, p. 3. (779)
THE FRONT OF PEACE supporters is gaining strength, In Soviet
news (London) March 20, 1950, p. 1. (780)
SPravda editorial on World peace congress.
PERMANENT COMiITTEE meets in Stockholm. In Soviet news (London)
March 20, 1950, p. 2-3. (781)
Ilya Ehrenburg's speech at Stockholm meeting'of the
World peace congresson March 15. Will continue in
next issue, March 21, p. 4.
STEEL, JOHBANES. Europe-spring 1950. In Soviet Russia today
(New York) May 1950, p. 8-94-. (782)
Describes Russian attitude toward world peace.
WORLD PEACE movement is growing and becoming stronger. In USSR
information bulletin (Washington) April 14, 1950, 10:201-202. (783)
From Pravda, March 21, 1950,
BORKENAU, FRANZ. The way of a Soviet critic. In' New leader
(New York) April 15, 1950, 35:4. (784)
Georg Lukacs, the leading literary critic of communism,
CRANKSHAW, E. Beria, Russia's mystery of mysteries. In
New York times magazine section (New York) April 2, 1950, p. 94-.
MARION, GEO1RGE. A "scholarly" weapon in the cold war. In
Soviet Rus'sia today (New York) May 1950, p. 25-24. (786)
Review of I.- Deutsche 's Stalin: a political biography.
London, Oxford university press, 1949, cited in Soviet
April 15, 1950,
Ho Chi Minh, communist
an old Stalinist hack.
In New leader (New York)
POLAND ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL COrDT1'TIOS
MARTYANOV, N. A. Polish three-year plan successfully fulfilled.
In World news and views (London) April 8, 1950, 30:160, (788)
POLITICAL PENETRATION CHINA
THE RUSSIANS in China, In Far Eastern economic review (Hong.Kong)
April 13, 1950, 8:465-487. (789)
Russians are sending military, technical and officially
appointed personnel to China.
POLITICAL PENETRATION EUROPE
BROWlT, IRVING. New German drangg nach Osten' extends from Ruhr
to Shanghai; Moscow, between both, hopes thus to control entire
world. In New loader (New York) April 22, 1950, 33:-4-. (790)
POLITICS AND GOVERNMENT
DUKES, PAUL. The Russian
and empire review (London)
Review of R. Hilton's
London, Hollis, 1949,
#50.15 :1 7
regime at-first-hand, In Commonwealth
April 19, 1950, 84:80-81, (791)
Military Attache in Moscow,
cited in Soviet Bibliography
STEVENS, EDMUND, Inside Russia. In Forum (Johannesburg)
April 8,; 1950, 13:184-.
Politburo changes hold key to Kremlin policies.
ZIVERTS, K. Demographic changes in the Soviet Union. in News-
letter from behind the Iron curtain (Stockholm) March 31, 1950,
Russian population has increased between 1959 and 1950.
SEND US BACK our children, In Soviet weekly (London) April 15
1950, p, 3. (794)
U.S., Britain and France are accused of keeping Soviet
children in orphanages or with private agencies in the"
Western zones of Germany and Austria.
PREZENT, I. I, Soviet genetics'work because they are true'; In
Soviet weekly (London) April 13, 1950, .p. 6 (795)
Reply to Huxley's recent attack upon Michurin's and
STRATEGIC POSITION EASTERN EUROPE
NAGY, FERENC. The future fate of Eastern Europe. In Inter-
national peasant union bulletin (Washington) March, 1950,1:5-4.
STRATEGIC POSITION TURKEY
DAVER, ABIDIN. Soviet Russia as seen by'a Turk. In Asiatic
review (London) April 1950, 46:1010-1014. (797)
Turks are worried about Soviet intentions towards their
MANDEL, WILLIAM. Soviet trade unions standup for their members,
In Soviet Russia today (New York) May 1950, p. 12-15. (798)
U.S. ATTITUDE TOWARDS ASIA
HAILEY, FOSTER. Half of one world. New York, Macmillan, 1950.
People of the Orient and their national aspirations
under the imminence of Russo-American rivalry.
U.S. FOREIGN. RELATIONS CHINA
DEFEAT IN ASIA the how and why* In Newsweek (New York) April
24, 1950, 55:56-43. (800)
American foreign policy said to have encouraged Communist
infiltration into Far Eastern countries, United States
now believed trying to woo Communist China from Stalin's
U.S. FOREIGN RELATIONS SATELLITE STATES
BEHIND THE IRON CURTAIN; the Secretary of state on the Bulgarian,
Hungarian and Rumanian regimes. In International peasant union
bulletin (Washington) March 1950, 1:16-27, (801)
Remarks also on Baltic countries; China, Czechoslovakia,
Eastern Germany, Finland, Poland, Soviet Union and
U.S. FOREIGN RELATIONS USSR
SING, RAYMOND. From two worlds to one. In Nation (New York)
April 29, 1950, 170:596-400. (802)
How America might end the "cold war" with Russia,
VIKTOROV, Y. Acheson's "total diplomacy" at the service of an
aggressive policy. In Soviet press translations (Seattle) April
15, 1950, 5Y227-250o (803)
SFrom Pravda, March 19, 1950o
VIETNAM POLITICS AND GOVERNMENT
HUY LUC, PHAM, Events in Vietnam,
April 1950, 46:1014-1015.
In Asiatic review (London)
STEVENS, EDMUND. Weak-spot in the Soviet war machine,
(Johannesburg) April 1, 1950, 15:18.
Observers consider Russia's oil shortage one of the
reasons why the Kremlin is unlikely to risk another
THE WESTERN Allies: How we stack up,against the reds.
(New York) April 10, 1950, 55:30-54.
DANIELSON, RICHARD E. Admiral Leahy was there. In Atlantic
monthly (Boston) May 1950, 185:73-75. (807)
Review.of W. D. Leahy's I was there, New York,
Whittlesey, 1950, cited in Soviet Bibliography #50.22:14.
THE DEMOCRATIC FRONT. In International peasant union bulletin
(Washington) March 1950, 1:15-15. (808)
Contents: "Tensions between the United States and the
Soviet Union," Comc-unist espionage; American communists;
The atomic race; German elections; Professional organi-
SLIPPIANN, WALTER., Breakup of the two-power world. In Atlantic
monthly (Boston) April 1950, 185:25-30. (809)
Believes influence of Russia and America may be
challenged by newly established states which will
enter neither orbit.
PIRADOV A, The-Yugoslav Skupschina- a Tito tool. In New times
(Moscow) April 5, 1950, p. 15-15. (810)
On March 26, 1950, elections were held to the Skupschi-
na (Parliament) of Yugoslavia. Tito-Rankovic group
said to have gained control of the Skupschina and have
made use of it for their ambitions.
POPIVODA, PERO. No workers' nominations in Tito "elections."
In Soviet weekly (London) March 50, 1950, p. 7. (811)
*About elections of March 26.
YUGOSLAVIA FOREIGN RELATIONS
PELO," VIQTOR. Through the back door. In Soviet Russia today
(New York) May 1950, p. 14--. (812)
Final article of a series showing Yugoslavia con-
sidered in Marshall Plan and Atlantic pact policies.