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BIBLIOGRAPHY No. 50.26
May 24, 1.950
DEPARTMENT OF STATE
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 Departnent'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 35565
DECREE OF U.S.S.R. Council of ministers and Communist party central
committee on collective farm, M.T.S. and state farm preparations
for spring sowing. In Current digest of the Soviet press
(Ann Arbor, Mich.) May 6, 1950, 2:5-15. (815)
From Pravda and Izvestia, March 17. Summary. Spring
AIRFORCE EASTERN GERMANY
"IT'S ALL FOR PEACE". On Soviet airfields in East Germany the
cold war is-real war, In Life (Chicago) May 8, 1950, 28:42,
ANNIVERSARIES AND CELEBRATIONS
INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL of the working people, In Soviet weekly
(London) April 27, 1950, p. 5. (815)
May day celebrations.
ATTITUDE TOWARDS U.S.
FIVE YEARS of rooking by the Reds. In Newsweek (New York) May 8
1950, 55:21. (816)
American and Russian soldiers liked each other when they
met five years ago in Germany, but today their friend-
ship has cooled off.
ATTITUDE TOWARDS WESTERN DEMOCRACIES
"COMRADE IMITRE". A speech to the Politburo. In Reporter
(New York) May 9, 1950, 2:12-15. (817)
Imaginary speech attempting to give Russian opinion
of Western Hemisphere.
BALTIC BUILDING AND CONSTRUCTION
today (New York)
Rebuilding ports on the Baltic.
May 1950, 5:12-13,
author's forthcoming book.
MORLEY, FELIX, Russia closes the Baltic. In Pathfinder
(Chicago) May 5, 1950, 57:23.
Military developments on Rilgen, an island off the
coast of Eastern Germany.
RUSSIA TIGHTENS GRIP on Baltic to hide her military research. In
US. news and world report (Washington) May 19, 1950, 28:25. (820)
BERLIN STRATEGIC POSITION
REUTER, ERNST. West Berlin's mayor defies Reds, In Life
(Chicago) May 15, 1950, 28:44-47.
Determination to resist the Red march on Berlin May 28
NEW CENTRAL European observer.
and the pastor's trial, London,
Religious freedom in Bulgaria
1949. 51p. (Pamphlet no. 2)
CHINA ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL CONDITIONS
ASTAFYEV, G. China's economic problems. In New times (Moscow)
April 12, 1950, p. 7-15, (825)
Begun in New times (Moscow) April 5, 1950, p. 7-13.
To be continued.
CHINA POLITICS AND GOVERNMENT
DJANG, CHU, Constitutional status of the communist regime in
China, In World affairs (Washington) Spring 1950, 113:5-5. (824)
CHURCH AND STATE
ZYLINSKI, WIESLAW, The Russian church in Soviet politics,
Eastern quarterly (London) April 1950, 5:15-25,
THE EVOLUTION of the Cominform 1947-1950.
May 1950, 6:215-228.
In World today (London)
FISCHER, RUTH. Conspiracy inside communism; onetime party
favorite explains that Titoism was and is an international revolt
against Stalin. In Life (Chicago) May 8, 1950, 28:105-1064-(827)
Analyzes Soviet weaknesses,
LENIN'S SCIENTIFIC PREVISION.
1950, p. 5-9.
In New times (Moscow) April 19,
WASHBURN, JOHN N. Soviet Russia and the Korean Communist party.
In Pacific affairs (Richmond, Va.) March 1950, 25:59-65, (829)
CRANKSHAW, EDWARD, Tito and the Cominform, In International
affairs (London) April 1950, 26:208-215. (850)
Tito's revolt against Russian domination is more sig-
nificant than his proclaimed orientation towards
CONSTITUTIONS EASTERN EUROPE
SHARP, SAMUEL L. New constitutions in the Soviet sphere.
Washington, Foundation for foreign affairs, 1950, 114p. (851)
The new constitutions in the Soviet European sphere
and the evolution of the"new democracy."
RUSSIAN monetary reform, In Eastern quarterly (London) April
1950, 5:47-50. (852)
CZECHOSLOVAKIA POLITICAL PENETRATION
SCHMIDT, DANA A. The Czech middle class fights for its life, In
New York times magazine section (New York) May 14, 1950, p. 14--.
ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL CONDITIONS
FACTS AND FIGURES; on the steadily rising prosperity of Soviet
people. In Soviet weekly (London) April 27, 1950, p. 4, (854)
ISWOLSKY, HELENE. Review of A. Goodfriend: If you were born in
Russia, New York, Farrar, 1950. In Commonweal (New York) May 19
1950, 52:155-156. (835)
See Soviet Bibliography #50.25:6.
KHVALEBNOVA, 0, Czechoslovak women's congress. In New times
(Moscow) April 26, 1950, p. 22-25, (856)
Impressions of Soviet delegates on visit to Czechoslovakia.
KRAVCHENKO, VICTOR, I chose justice. New York, Scribner, 1950.
Author's description of harsh life in Russia and his
defense of the contents of his previous book "I chose
SHILIN, Y, The worker's standard of living. In New times
(Moscow) April 26, 1950, p. 7-12, (858)
Describes "prosperity" of the Soviet people,
STEVENS, EDMUND. Eyewitness account from Soviet Union. In Life
(Chicago) May 15, 1950, 28:125-137. (839)
How Moscow's .elite live. Ln Forum (Johannesburg) April
29, 1950, 5:19-t. (840)
--- This is Russia; series of 44 articles. Boston, Christian
science monitor, 1949-1950. 45p. (841)
USSR. TSentral'noe statisticheskoe upravlenie, Fulfilment of
the state plan for 1949. Communique of the Central statistical
administration of the U.S.S.R. Council of ministers, London,
"Soviet news," 1950, 21p, (842)
ZAUBERMAN, A. Economic thought
Economic planning and control
(Cambridge, Eng.) 1950, no, 40,
in the Soviet Union. II.
In Review of economic studies
CARR, E. H. The real meaning of the Soviet elections.
Listener (London) April 20, 1950, 43:677-679.
ESTONIA POLITICAL PERSECUTION
PURGE of "bourgeois nationalists." In Newsletter from behind the
Iron curtain (Stockholm) April 21, 1950, 4:95-96, (845)
Purge in Estonia is directed against men in top positions.
YOUNG ESTONIAN jumps Soviet ship in Sweden. In Newsletter from
behind the Iron curtain (Stockholm) April 14, 1950, 4:88-89. (846)
ASCOLI, MAX. The World civil war, In Reporter (New York) May 9,
1950, 2:5-7, (847)
America opposes Russian policy of fomenting trouble
while claiming desire for peace.
FREE TERRITORY of Trieste; Soviet note to governments of USA,
Great Britain and France, In Soviet weekly (London) April 27,
1950, p. 10-11, (848)
SCHAPIRO, L. B. The post-war treaties of the Soviet Union. In
Year book of world affairs (London) 1950, p. 130-150. (849)
FOREIGN RELATIONS ASIA
DALLIN, DAVID J. The rise of Russia in Asia. New Haven, Yale
university press, 1949. 293p, (850)
FOREIGN RELATIONS U.S.
AMERICAN ADVENTURISTS let themselves go. In Soviet weekly
(London) April 20, 1950, p. 3. (851)
American aircraft said to have penetrated Soviet terri-
AMERICAN PROVOCATION exposed. In New times (Moscow) April 19,
1950, p. 10-11, (852)
Soviet protest against the alleged violation of her
frontier by American aircraft,
BOLLES, BLAIR. Baltic incident reaction troubles Washington.
In Foreign policy bulletin (New York) April 28, 1950, 29:2-3,(853)
American public reaction to the plane incident in the
Baltic sea region.
DULLES, JOHN F. War or peace. New York, Macmillan, 1950.
Analyzes the conflict between Russia and the U.S. See
also review of F. Wittmer's Mr. Dulles-and the hot
peace, in New leader (New York) May 6, 1950, p. 22.
GERMANY FOREIGN TRADE
FUTURE OF WEST-GERMANY'S industry, In Statist (London) April 22
1950, p. 492. (855)
U.S. and Britain agree that trade between West-Germany
and the Eastern zone should be encouraged.
GT. BRIT. SOCIETIES AND INSTITUTIONS
BRITISH-SOVIET society. Annual report, 1948/49, London, Farley
press, 1949. Iv, (856)
GREECE ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL CONDITIONS
CHANDLER, GEOFFREY. Greece: relapse-or recovery? In I
national affairs (London) April 1950, 26:180-194.
Despite American help, Greece still has insufficient
essentials for continued endurance.
BELOKON, A, American staging of the Greek elections,
press translations (Seattle) May 1, 1950, 5:278-279.
From Pravda, March 15, 1950. Says Americans lent
support to monarchists in election of March 5,
TSCHEBOTARIOFF-BILL, V. Review of I. Spector: An introduction to
Russian history and culture. New York, Van Nostrand, 1949. In
Russian review (New York) April 1950, 9:161-162. (859)
See Soviet Bibliography #50,21:8,
STEWART, NEIL. Hungarian country scene. In New Central European
observer (London) April 15, 1950, 5:77. (860)
Progress of co-operative farms, Second of three articles.
First article cited in Soviet Bibliography #50.24:8,
HUNGRY ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL CONDITIONS
RAKOSI, MATYAS. Five years since Hungary's liberation, In
World news and views (London) April 22, 1950, 50:184-185. (861)
Extracts from speech by author.
ARAKELIAN, A. Industrial management in the USSR. Washington,
Public affairs press, 1950, 168p. (862)
Russia's assembly line methods and the inefficiency of
STEVENS, EDMUND, Inside Russia, In Forum (Johannesburg)
April 22, 1950, 15:20-21,
MIKSCHE, F. O. Secret forces; the technique of underground
movements, London, Faber, 1950. 181p.
Underground agents activities against Soviet Union.
GREEN, L. C. Review of M, Buber: Under two dictators, London,
Gollancz, 1949. In World affairs (London) April 1950, 4:255-256.
See Soviet Bibliography #50.12:9.
ZAMORSKI, C. Forced labour in the Soviet Union.
affairs (London) April 1950, 4:154-167.
Author's own study and experience,
LISSNER, W. Stalin's perversion of land reform. In American-
journal of economics and sociology (Lancaster, Pa.) April 1950,
SOKOLOV, Y. M, Russian folklore. New York, Macmillan, 1950,
ROUCEK, JOSEPH S. The geopolitical implications of the eternal
Macedonian problem. 'n World affairs interpreter (Los Angeles)
Springl950, 21:95-107. (869)
SPERANSKY, A. On the situation in medical science. In Current
digest of the Soviet press (Ann Arbor, Mich.) May 6, 1950, 2:3-5.
Translation from Literaturnya gazeta, March 29,.
HILTON, RICHARD. The ordinary Soviet citizen, In Nineteenth
century and after (London) May 1950, 147:319-326. (871)
Impressions based upon contacts with Russian citizens.
EHRENBURG, ILYA. For peace In Soviet press translations
(Seattle) May 1, 1950, 5:272-275.
LEONTYEV, BORIS, USSR-bulwark of peace. In Soviet weekly
(London) April 27, 1950, p. 9,
PRIESTLEY, J. B. Open letter
statesman and nation (London)
Reply to Ilya Ehrenburg's
to a Russian colleagues In New
April 22, 1950, 59:451. (874)
invitation to attend a "Congress
VIKTOROV, Y. Struggle for peace, In Soviet weekly (London)
April 27, 1950, p. 8. (875)
INBER, VERA. On reading Lenin's life. In New times (Moscow)
Apr:126, 1950, p, 17-21, (876)
0. JOHN ROGGE in Moscow. In Current digest of the Soviet press
(Ann Arbor, Mich.) April-29, 1950, 2:19-20. (877)
From Pravda, March 6, and Izvestia, March 7,
OVCHAROVA, A. Lenin's ideas live and grow. I Soviet weekly
(London) April 20, 1950, p. 1, (878)
Speech on 80th anniversary of Lenin's birth, April 22.
PAYNE, ROBERT. A man called Mao. In United Nations world
(New York) May 1950, 4:19-235 (879)
Personality study on the basis of interviews with Mao
SETON-WATSON, HUGH. Review of I. Deutscher: Stalin; a political
biography, London, Oxford university press, 1949. In World affairs
(London) April 1950, 4:253-255. (880)
See Soviet Bibliography #50.3:19.
STALIN ON LENIN, the man and the statesman. In Soviet weekly
supplement (London) April 20, 1950, p. 1-2, (881)
Stalin's speech on the 80th anniversary of Lenin's
WOLLENBERG, ERICH, An interview with Stalin. In Plain talk
(New York) May 1950, 4:59-64, (382)
WRAGA, R, Review of I. Deutscher: Stalin a political biography,
London, Oxford university press, 1949. In Eastern quarterly
(London) April 1950, 3:52-56. (883)
See Soviet Bibliography #50.3:19.
YAKOVLEV, M. Founder of the-Soviet state. In Soviet weekly
supplement (London) April 20, 1950, p. 5. (884)
Lenin became the founder of Bolshevik party before
the Revolution of 1917.
VOPROSY FILOSOFII, A Soviet history of philosophy. Tr. by
W. Edgerton. Washington, Public affairs press, 1950. 58p, (885)
This article originally appeared in "Voprosy filo-
sofii," 1947, no, 2 under title "Istoriia filosofii,"
COLLECTIVISATION in Poland. In Economist (London)
May 6, 1950,
POLAND CHURCH AND STATE
AGREEMENT on church-state relations. In Poland today (New York)
May 1950, 5:6-7, (887)
Text of the agreement. Signed April 14, between rep-
resentatives of the Polish government and those of
POLAND CONSTITUTIONAL HISTORY
JURIDICUS, pseud. The Yalta conference decision regarding Poland.
In Eastern quarterly (London) April 1950, 5:53-40, (888)
February 11, 1945, the conference held at Yalta, in
the Crimea, decided on a restoration of Poland,
POLAND POLITICAL PENETRATION
PAVLOWITCH, K. ST. Review of B. Kusnierz: Stalin and the Poles,
London, Hollis, 1949. In Eastern quarterly (London) April 1950,
See Soviet Bibliography #50,16:9.
POLAND TRADE UNIONS
TRADE UNIONS celebrate labor's gains in Poland. In Poland today
(New York) May 1950, 5:5-5. (890)
CARMAN, E. D.
Soviet imperialism; Russia's drive toward world
Washington, Public affairs press, 1950, 175p. (891)
POLITICAL PENETRATION CZECHOSLOVAKIA
DUCHACEK, IVO. The strategy of communist infiltration:
Czechoslovakia, 1944-48, In World politics (New Haven)
1950, 2 545-572,
POLITICAL PENETRATION GERMANY
DIOGENES. The next move in Europe. In Time and tide (London)
April 15, 1950, 51:560-561. (895)
Russia wants unification of all Germany under Communist
THE EAST GERMAN republic as a Satellite state.
quarterly (London) April 1950, 5:45-44,
POLITICAL PENETRATION MANCHURIA
THE ROLE OF MANCHURIA in communist strategy, In World today
(London) May 1950, 6:196-205. (895)
Moscow does not propose to loosen its strategic grip
POLITICS AND GOVERNMENT
BAZHAN, M. Great family of peoples.
Soviet press (Ann Arbor, Mich.) April
From Pravda, March 1. Summary on
In Current digest of the
22, 1950, 2:59-40, (896)
state and law,
GUINS, GEORGE C, Soviet centralism. In American journal of
economics and sociology (Lancaster, Pa.) April 1950, 9:555-546,
Centralization coordinates the legislative activities
of the Soviet republics.
IDEOLOGICAL AND INTERNAL PARTY troubles in the Soviet Union. In
Eastern quarterly (London) April 1950, 5:44-47, (98)
LEAGUE FOR A FREE RUSSIA. Aims of society. London, 1950, 3p.
JASNY, NAUM. International organizations and Soviet statistics.
Washington, American statistical association, 1950. 48-64p. (900)
Reprinted from the Journal of the American statistical
association, vol. 45, March 1950,
TURKEY STRATEGIC POSITION
U.S. aid little big results in Turkey, In U.S. news and world
report (Washington) May 12, 1950, 28:20-21, (901)
Turks are anti-Russian and anti-communist and ready
to side with U.S.
UNITED NATIONS AFFAIRS
BENEDICT, CHARLES. As I see it' With Russia out of the U.N.
In Magazine of Wall street (New York) May 6, 1950, 86:129-+. (902)
Hoover praised for recommending reorganization of U.N.
and abolition of veto-power.
RENOUF, ALAN. Human rights in the Soviet Balkans. In World
affairs (London) April 1950, 4:168-180. (905)
Violation of human rights in Bulgaria, Hungary and
Rumania discussed in United Nations.
U.N. Secretary Lie, proposing personal mission to Moscow, steps into
leadership role after 4 years of cautious neutrality. In U,S.
news and world report (Washington) April 28, 1950, 28:54-35. (904)
U.S. ATTITUDE TOWARDS POLAND
CARDWELL, ANN SU. Why not repudiate Yalta's betrayal of Poland
and weaken Soviet grip? In Saturday evening post (Philadelphia)
May 15, 1950, 222:12. (905)
America wants the friendship and support of Poland
betrayed in 1945.
U.S. ATTITUDE TOWARDS U.,SS.R.
'THE :FEiLiH WILL CRUMBLE'. In U.S. news and world report
(Washington) May 12, 1950, 28:26-29,
U.S. ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL CONDITIONS
VARGA, E. Growth of unemployment in capitalist countries.
Current digest of the Soviet press (Ann Arbor, Mich.) May 6,
From Pravda, March 19. Condensed text. Author's
criticisms of increased unemployment in the U.S.
TOLEDANO, RALPH de., and V. Lasky. Seeds of treason; the true
story of the Hiss-Chambers tragedy. New York, Funk and Wagnalls,
1950. 270p. (908)
See review of J. Rorty's The case of Alger Hiss in
New leader (New York) April 22, 1950, 55:10. See
also a condensed version in Reader's digest (New York)
May 1950, 56:145-180,
U.S. FOREIGN RELATIONS EASTERN EUROPE
CHAMBERLIN, WILLIAM H, American rethinking on Eastern Europe.
In Eastern quarterly (London) April 1950, 5:10-14, (909)
Ending of "cold war" suggested,
U.S. FOREIGN RELATIONS U.S.S.R.
KLAUSNER, LEOPOLD C. To end the cold war. In World affairs
interpreter (Los Angeles) Spring 1950, 21:26-38. (910)
VIKTOROV, YA. Acheson's 'total diplomacy' in the service of
policy of aggression. In Current digest of the Soviet press
(Ann Arbor, Mich.) May 6, 1950, 2:17-19. (911)
From Pravda, March 19. Complete text.
VIOLATION OF USSR state frontier by US aircraft; US note and
Soviet reply. In Soviet weekly (London) April 27, 1950, p. 10.
WAR OR CONFUSION? In Newsweek (New York) May 15, 1950, 35:24.
US. protests on shooting down navy plane by Russia.
U.S. POLITICAL PENETRATION BALKANS
KOMAROV, K. The collapse of the plans of the imperialists in the
Balkans. In Soviet press translations (Seattle) May 1, 1950,
From Slavyanye, no. 1, January 1950.
U.S. POLITICAL PENETRATION TURKEY
AKOPYAN, G. American imperialists are destroying the Turkish
economy. In Soviet press translations (Seattle) May 1, 1950,
From Pravda, April 5, 1950,
VIETNAM FOREIGN RELATIONS
WERTH, ALEXANDER. Showdown in Viet Nam. In Nation (New York)
May 15, 1950, 170:445-446. (916)
East and West are vying to bring Vietnam in each
CROSSMAN, RICHARD H. S. Marxism through the looking glass.
Commentary (New York) May 1950, 9:486-490,
Review of J. Burnham, The Coming defeat of communism,
New York, Day, 1950, cited in Soviet Bibliography
BERLE, ADOLF A.
(New York) May 6,
Are we close to war? I. In I
1950, p. 2-5,
will be ready for war by 1952.
LINDLEY, ERNEST K. Is there real danger of war?
(New York) May 15, 1950, 55:27.
Russia believed not yet ready to wage war.
J. Review of F. Maclean: Eastern approaches, London,
In Eastern quarterly (London) April 1950, 3:59-
See Soviet Bibliography #50.19:15.
MARKOFF, ALEXEI. How Russia almost lost the war.
evening post (Philadelphia) May 15, 1950, 222:31l-.
Combat experience as a Red army general.
YUGOSLAVIA FOREIGN RELATIONS
RIGGS, FRED W. Tito seeks basis for
In Foreign policy bulletin (New York)
agreement with neighbors.
May 12, 1950, 29:4-5. (922)
KIRSANOV, V. Forced labour in Tito's Yugoslavia.
weekly (London) April 20, 1950, p. 5.