BIBLIOGRAPHY No. 5,o.-30-
July 19, j950
DEPARTMENT OF STATE
Division of Library and Reference Services
Office of Libraries and Intelligence Acquisition
OFFICE OF INTELLIGENCE RESEARCH
S c.:- '47
The fortnightly Soviet Bibliogradhy is an attempt to list on a cur-
rent basis the most significant published materials having to do with
the Soviet Union, its foreign policy, economic and social development,
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 in-
cluded and the periodical articles are selected from about 50 of the
most pertinent and scholarly journals currently published.
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 De-
partmental security regulations, any of the items listed in the Bibliog-
raphy. For this service authorized persons may apply to the Circulation
Section, LR, Room 202, State Annex #1, or call Republic 5600, extension
AIBEK, MUSA. Conquered deserts. In USSR information bulletin
(Washington) June 23, 1950, 10:370-371. (1256)
Deserts cultivated as a result of artificial irrigation
through canals and dams,
ANDREYEV, E. Michurinite stockbreeders attain record of achieve-
ment. In USSR information bulletin (Washington) June 23, 1950,
LIFE ON THE COLLECTIVE FARMS of Soviet Tajikistan. In USSR informa-
tion bulletin (Washington) June 23, 1950, 10:376-377. (1258)
ODINTSOV, V. A. Orchards in the northern zones of the Soviet Union.
In USSR information bulletin (Washington) June 23, 1950, 10:368-369.
OLKHOVSKAYA, B. Front line in the fight against drought. In
Soviet weekly (London) June 22, 1950, p. 4. (1260)
Trees being planted along banks of the Ural river and
across the Kazakh steppes to the Caspian sea.
PUCHKOV, ALEXANDER. Michurinists-masters of bumper crops, breeders
of new plants. In USSR information bulletin (Washington) June 23,
1950, 10:362-363. (1261)
Successful experiments said to result in high crop yields.
SKVORTSOV, I. Soviet agricultural science serves collective farms in
U.S.S.R. In Siam trade and economic review (Bangkok) March 1950,
p. 103-104. (1262)
TOKAREV, CONSTANTINE. Socialist revolution brought new life to the
Salsk steppe. In USSR information bulletin (Washington) June 23,
1950, 10:372-375. (1263)
Account of collective farming methods.
VLADIMIROVA, N. Leading collective farmers trail blazers of
Soviet agriculture. In USSR information bulletin (Washington)
June 23, 1950, 10:364-365. (1264)
ANNIVERSARIES AND CELEBRATIONS
SOVIET UNION celebrates May day. In Current digest of the Soviet
press (Ann Arbor, Nich.) June 17, 1950, 2:25-31. (1265)
Condensed texts from various publications.
BERG, L. Russian navigators were the first to discovertho Antarctic.
n USSR information bulletin (Washington) June 23, 1950, 10:381-382.
KIRWA;, L. P. Russia and Antarctica. In Spectator (London)
June 23, 1950, p. 849-850. (1267)
Soviet protest against alleged partition of Antarctic
continent among other powers.
ME.MORANDUM of the Soviet government on the Antarctic regime question.
In USSR information bulletin (Washington) June 23, 1950, 10:380.
Concerns memorandum of June 7 protesting that the Antarctic
question is being settled without participation of Russia.
THE REGIME in the Antarctic. In Soviet weekly (London) June 15,
1950, p. 7, (1269)
Soviet memorandum to Gt. Brit., U.S., France, Norway,
Australia, Argentina and New Zealand with regard to Antarctic
question. See also Soviet news (London) June 12, 1950, p. 1.
ARMS TO STOP RUSSIA in Europe. In U.S. news and world report
(Washington) June 23, 1950, 28:17-18. (1270)
Comparison of American with Russian weapons.
FIRST OPEN WAR THREAT from behind the iron curtain. In Reports from
behind the Iron curtain (London) June 9, 1950, 2:1. (1271)
Russian propaganda maintains that resources of peace may have
to be turned into weapons for war.
FELDMAN, K. F. Facts about the Red army today; main Soviet reliance
still mass conscript army, strong in tanks, artillery. In Saturday
night (Toronto) June 13, 1950, 65:11. (1272)
ASIA ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL CONDITIONS
WHITE, THEODORE H. Russia's back door. In New republic (New York)
July 10, 1950, 123:20. (1273)
Review of 0. Lattimore's Pivot of Asia, Boston, Little, 1950,
cited in Soviet Bibliography #50.22:1.
PARKER, RALPH. Soviet children. II. Extra-curricular activities.
In Soviet Russia today (New York) July 1950, p. 14-18. (1274)
See part I in Soviet Bibliography #50.28:2.
CHINA ECONOMIC POLICY
ECONOMIC ACHIEVEIENTS of the Chinese republic. In Soviet news
(London) June 12, 1950, p. 4. (1275)
CHINA POLITICAL ORIENTATION
THE CHINESE REVOLUTION; 'new democracy' and imperial tradition. In
World today (London) June 1950, 6:237-248. (1276)
Communist China described as an ally, not a tool, of Russia.
ROODKOWSKY, NIKITA D. Communist distortion of reality. In Russia
(New York) June 1950, 7:8-12. (1277)
See part I in Soviet Bibliography #50.28:4.
KIRGIZ SSR. Constitution (fundamental law) of the Kirghiz Soviet
Socialist Republic of March 23, 1937, as amended through March 25,
1948. New York, American Russian institute, 1950, 20p. (1278)
LATVIAN SSR. Constitution (fundamental law) of the Latvian Soviet
Socialist Republic of August 25, 1940, as amended through October 15,
1948, New York, American Russian institute, 1950. 16p. (1279)
LITHUANIAN SSR. Constitution (fundamental law) of the Lithuanian
Soviet Socialist Republic of August 25, 1940, as amended through
April 7, 1948. New York, American Russian institute, 1950. 15p.
MOLDAVIAN SSR. Constitution (fundamental law) of the Moldavian
Soviet Socialist Republic of August 25, 1950, as amended through May
14, 1948. New York, American Russian institute, 1950. 18p. (1281)
RSFSR. Constitution (fundamental law) of the Russian Soviet
Federated Socialist Republic of January 21, 1937, as amended through
May 27, 1949. New York, American Russian institute, 1950. 19p.
TAJIK SSR Constitution (fundamental law) of the Tajik Soviet
Socialist Republic of March 1, 1937, as amended through May 28, 1948.
New York, American Russian institute, 1950, 18p. (1283)
TURKMENISTAN SSR, Constitution (fundamental law) of the Turkmen
Soviet Socialist Republic of March 2, 1937, as amended through March
6, 1948. New York, American Russian institute, 1950. 16p. (1284)
UKRAINE. Constitution (fundamental law) of the Ukrainian Soviet
Socialist Republic of January 30, 1937, as amended through November 21,
1949. New York, American Russian institute, 1950. 17p. (1285)
USSR. Constitution (fundamental law) of the Union of Soviet Social-
list Republics, of December 6, 1936, as amended through June 1, 1949.
New York, American Russian institute, 1950. 47p, (1286)
UZBEK SSR. Constitution (fundamental law) of the Uzbek Soviet
Socialist Republic of February 23, 1937, as amended through June 25,
1948. New York, American Russian institute, 1950. 23p. (1287)
ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL CONDITIONS
BROWDER, EARL. Is Russia a socialist community? New York,
Browder, 1950. 24p. (1288)
Affirmative presentation in a public debate, New York,
March 30, 1950.
THE STATE LOAN is announced. I Current digest of the Soviet press
(Ann Arbor, Mich.) June 17, 1950, 2:22-24. (1289)
Excerpts from various newspapers.
THE KOLKHOZ regime intensified. In Newsletter from behind the Iron
curtain (Stockholm) June 13, 1950, 4:137-138. (1290)
ZVEREV, A. G. Supreme Soviet of the USSR. In Soviet weekly
supplement (London) June 22, 1950, p. 1-8. (1291)
The state budget of the Soviet Union for 1950. See also
Soviet news (London) June 16, 1950, p. 1-4. Continued in
Soviet news (London) June 19, 1950, p. 1-4.
FINANCE EASTERN EUROPE
PAROMOV, M. The budgets of the People's democracies. In New times
(Moscow) June 14, 1950, p. 7-10. (1292)
Financial programs of Eastern European countries modelled
according to Russian communist system and compared with
those under previous regimes.
RUSSIA'S AIM: an empire, not war; Stalin's grand strategy for "peace-
ful coexistence" involves a self-sufficient Soviet ejection of the
U.S. from Europe. In Business week (Albany, N.Y. May 6, 1950,
p. 125-126. (1293)
FOREIGN RELATIONS CHINA
NORTH, ROBERT C. The Sino-Soviet agreements of 1950.
Eastern survey (New York) July 12, 1950, 19:125-130.
FOREIGN RELATIONS U.S.
ALLEN, JAiES S. "Now war, no peace". In Soviet Russia today
(New York) July 1950, p. 8-9, (1295)
Discussion of John Foster Dulles' book War or peace, from
communist point of view. Cited in Soviet Bibliography
CHAMBERLIN, WILLIAM H.
Kremlints real aims.
Korea has rid us of illusions about the
In New leader (New York) July 8, 1950, 33:21.
FOREIGN RELATIONS YUGOSLAVIA
YINDRICH, JAN. Tito v. Stalin; the battle of the Marshals. London
Bonn, 1950. 215p, (1297)
GERMANY RESISTANCE MOVEMENTS
HOW SAUSAGES WON a cold war battle. In Newsweek (New York) June 12
1950, 35:29-31. (1298)
Entertainment and food enjoyed by East Germany's "Free German
Youth" in West Berlin becomes important factor in cold war
between USSR and Western powers,
KUZMENKO, V. German youth against war. In New times (Moscow)
June 14, 1950, p. 21-24. (1299)
28,000 CHILDREN I1SSING: darkest episode of the cold war. In
Collier's (New York) July 8, 1950, p. 18-19. (1300)
Forceful abduction of Greek children by communist guerillas
and their maintenance and training in satellite countries
and Russia for possible future warfare against Greece.
GREECE POLITICS AND GOVERNiVENT
STAVRIANOS, L. S. Our problem and our opportunity. In Yale
review (New Haven) June 1950, 39:657-674. (1301)
Declares present Greek government should be supported in
face of growing communist menace.
HUNTER, EDWARD. Hong Kong - a haven for the hunted; the British
enclave within Communist China goes about its business, but worries
about its big red neighbor. In New leader (New York) June 24, 19502
SHALIN, A. New homes by the million. In Soviet weekly (London)
June 15, 1950, p. 1. (1303)
See also Soviet Bibliography #50.9:6.
DEVELOPMENT OF HUNGARIAN AGRICULTURE since the liberation.. In
Hungarian bulletin (Budapest) March 31, 1950, p. 11-14. (1304)
Describes progress of Hungarian agriculture after introduction
of methods used in Russia.
In Newsweek (New York) June 12, 1950, 35:31.
Hungarian communist government officials interfere with
THE ZIS AUTOMOBILE factory of Moscow. In Newsletter from behind the
Iron curtain (Stockholm) June 13, 1950, 4:134-136. (1306)
Describes the automobile factory as one of the show places
of the Soviet Union.
IRAN POLITICS AND GOVERNMENT
HAUSER, ERNEST 0. Will Stalin swallow Persia?
post (Philadelphia) July 8, 1950, 223:28-29+-
Seemingly friendly with America, Iran shows
plans to deal with Soviet Russia.
In Saturday evening
evidence that she
GAMBLE IN KOREA, In Nation (New York) July 8, 1950, 171:23-25.
DALLI1, DAVID J. The economics of slave labor. Chicago,
1949. 35p. (Human affairs pamphlets, no. 42, May 1949)
Attitudes of Russia, U.N. and U.S.
GORNY, SERGE S. American criminal law as it is taught in Russia:
a translation from a Soviet textbook. In American bar association
journal (Chicago) July 1950, 36:542-545. (1310)
BERLIN, ISAIAH. A view of Russian literature. In Partisan
(New York) July-August 1950, 17:617-623.
Review of M. Slonim's The epic of Russian literature,
New York, Oxford university press, 1949, cited in Soviet
LITERATURE WESTERN DEMOCRACIES
ANISIMOV, I. Enemies of mankind. In Current digest of the Soviet
press (Ann Arbor, Mich.) July 1, 1950, 2:14-15. (1312)
From Pravda, May 12. Complete text. "Misanthropic trends
in Western literature."
BARKER, ELISABETU. Marshal Tito's 'Achilles heel'?
(London) June 1, 1950, 43:937-938.
Tito and Macedonia.
MINES AND MINING
WANG, CHUNG YU.
production of the
(New York) March
A comparative study of the mineral
United States, Russia and China.
In China monthly
OCCUPATION POLICY. AMERICAN GERMANY
COLORADO beetles dropped from U.S. planes. In Soviet weekly (London)
June 15, 1950, p. 7. (1315)
Claims that American aircraft had dropped beetles on the
territory of the German democratic republic for bacteriogi-
cal warfare test. Also in Soviet news (London) June 12,
1950, p. 3.
OCCUPATION POLICY, RUSSIAN GERMANY
SEALED and delivered. In Newsweek (New York) June 12, 1950, 35:30.
Russia offers to withdraw troops from Eastern Germany if Oder-
Neisse line becomes Polandts boundary.
ACTIVITIES OF PEACE SUPPORTERS are growing. In Soviet news (London)
June 9, 1950, p. 14, (1317)
From Pravda editorial.
ALEXANDROV, GRIGORY. Appeal to British film artists to join
struggle for peace, In Soviet news (London) June 14, 1950, p. 3-4.
FEDOROVSKY, A. Unworthy conduct of Polish bishops. In New times
(Moscow) June 14, 1950, p. 14-16. (1319)
Polish bishops are attacked for opposition to Stockholm appeal
of the World peace congress.
KOTOV, M. Champions of peace. In USSR information bulletin
(Washington) June 23, 1950, 10:378-380. (1320)
SMITH, JESSICA. You can help win the peace, In Soviet Russia
today (New York) July 1950, p. 4-7-. (1321)
Collection of signatures for the Stockholm appeal of the
World peace congress, demanding the outlawing of atomic
RUBER-NEUIkMNN, MARGARETE, Wilhelm Pieck-portrait of a communist
tribune. In Time and tide (London) June 3, 1950, 31:552. (1322)
SUVOROV SESQUIGENTENNIAL. In Current digest of the Soviet press
(Ann Arbor, -Michw) July 1, 1950, 2:10-13. (1323)
ay 318 was the 150th anniversary of the death of Suvorov,
Russian military commander. Excerpts from various publi-
CHIKOBAVA, A. On certain problems of Soviet linguistics. In
Current digest of the Soviet press (Ann Arbor, Mich.) June 17, 1950,
From Pravda, May 9. Complete text,
THE LINGUISTICS debate-II: Marr defended. In Current digest of
the Soviet press (Ann Arbor, Mich.) June 24, 1950, 2:3-11. (1325)
Discusses article by I. Meshchaninov: For a creative
development of academician N. YA. tarr's heritage. From
Pravda, May 16. Complete text,
SPIRKIN, A. G. Scientific session devoted to the 85th anniversary
of N. YA. Narr's birth and the 15th anniversary of his death. In
Current digest of the Soviet press (Ann Arbor, Mich.) June 17, 1950,
From Voprosy filosofii, no. 3, 1949, published in April,
1950. Complete text.
POLIND CHURCH AND STATE
SOVIET-POLISH press unite in church attack. In Inter-Catholic
press agency (New York) June 28, 1950, 5:1-3. (1327)
Attacks directed from Moscow are aimed at weakening the ties
between the church in Poland and the Vatican.
POLAND FOREIGN RELATIONS GERMANY
THE POLISH-German agreements.
In New times (Moscow) June 14, 1950
YAFFE, RICHARD, The Polish worker's standard of living.
Soviet Russia today (New York) July 1950, p. 12-13+4
POLITICAL PENETRATION CHINA
MARTIN, ROBERT P. Is communist China a Moscow satellite? In
Forum (Johannesburg) June 17, 1950, 13:15. (1330)
States that Mao Tse-tung closely adheres to Soviet policy.
POLITICAL PENETRATION GERMANY
COLBY, REGINALD. After the Berlin rally.
(London) June 3, 1950, 31:547.
Effect on East German youth of Russian
In Time and tide
POLITICAL PENETRATION KOREA
BERTSCH, LEONARD M. From Czars to commissars in Korea.
America (New York) July 15, 1950, 83:391-394.
Contents: Russian designs on Korea; The timing of the
Kremlin's decision; South Korea's military weakness;
American mistakes; The outlook.
POLITICAL PENETRATION POLAND
POLAND- Little Russia by 1960. In U.S. news and world report
(Washington) June 23, 1950, 28:23-24. (1333)
POLAND since Rokossovsky. In Economist (London) June 24, 1950,
Russian influence has increased since appointment of
Rokossovsky as Poland's Minister of defence.
POLITICS AND GOVERNMENT
SUPREME SOVIET of the U.S.S.R. First session of third convocation,
In Soviet news (London) June 14, 1950, p. 1. (1335)
FLYING SPECIALISTS help the country doctor.
(London) June 15, 1950, p. 5.
Describes the system of medical care in
In Soviet weekly
the rural areas.
KIKTENKO, E. Social insurance in 1950, In Soviet press transla-
tions (Seattle) June 15, 1950, 5:373-375. (1337)
Translated from Trud, April 8, 1950. Tells of the budget
for state social insurance which is called the "health
budget of the workers."
BROADCASTING in the Soviet Union.
In Economist (London)
RUMANIA ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL CONDITIONS
INTO THE SUNLIGHT, In Newsweek (New York) June 12, 1950, 35:31.
Russian propaganda picturing happy and prosperous Rumania
and economic misery and political persecution of opponents.
BERNAL, J. D. A visit to Lysenko.
(New York) July 1950, p. 10-11--.
Observation of Lysenkots work,
In Soviet Russia today
RUMYANTSEV, V. M. The great transformer of nature, Ivan V. Michurin.
In USSR information bulletin (Washington) June 23, 1950, 10:355-357.
times. In USSR
T. D. Lysenko, an outstanding biologist of our
information bulletin (Washington) June 23, 1950,
YAKOVLEV, P. N, The man who began to transform nature. In Soviet
weekly (London) June 15, 1950, p. 6. (1343)
In commemoration of the 15th anniversary of I. V. Michurin's
KUZNETSOVA, K. S. The world federation of trade unions and its new
tasks. In New times (Moscow) June 14, 1950, p. 3-6. (1344)
Attacks American and British trade-union leaders for splitting
the organization and concealing unemployment in their
BOGDASHKIN, P, On rural electrification. In Current digest of the
Soviet press (Ann Arbor, Mich.) July 1, 1950, 2:47-48. (1345)
From Pravda, May 14. Summary. Agricultural electrifica-
tion was developed on a wide scale in the Ukraine after
MIRCHUK, I, Ukraine and its people; a handbook with maps, statisti-
cal tables and diagrams. Munich, Ukrainian free university press,
1949. 280p. (1346)
General information concerning the Ukrainian people, their
territory and their achievements in public life.
UNITED NATIONS AFFAIRS
HOW TO GET PEACE talks started; an interview with Trygve Lie. In
U.S. news and world report (Washington) June 30, 1950, 28:28-32.
Discusses extent of Russian desire for peace.
U.S. ATTITUDE TOWARDS U.S.S.R.
TRUMNB, HARRY S. Soviet government not contributing to peace.
Collective action to prevent aggression. In Vital speeches of the
day (New York) July 1, 1950, 16:546-548. (1348)
WRISTON, H. M. Who besides the Russians? The cold war on democracy.
In Vital speeches of the day (New York) June 1, 1950, 16:502-506.
April 27, 1950.
of the "enemies"
the Appleton, Wis., Chamber of commerce,
Definition of democracy and his opinion
U.S. FOREIGN RELATIONS
DALLIN, DAVID J. Recognizing Mao: a futile move. In New leader
(New York) June 24, 1950, 33:12. (135D)
American recognition of Communist China will not end
Russian created U.N. deadlock.
U.S. FOREIGN RELATIONS YUGOSLAVIA
PRASOLOV, S .
Tito's Yugoslavia American war base.
June 22, 1950, p. 3.
VOICE OF AMERICA
CLUCAS, LOWELL M. Piercing the iron curtain. In Yale review
(New Haven) June 1950, 39:603-619. (135'2
Voice of America aims to broadcast to those countries having
KOHLER, FOY D. 'The voice' and the Russians. In New leader
(New York) June 24, 1950, 33:6-8. (1353)
Reviews increasing scope and influence of the Voice of
STRAUSZ-HUPE, ROBERT. International relations in the age of the
conflict between democracy and dictatorship. New York, McGraw-Hill,
1950. 947p. (1354)
Contains information on Soviet foreign policy.
TITO and the peasants. In Economist (London) June 24, .950, 158:
Experiments in collective farming.
YUGOSLAVIA ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL CONDITIONS
WERTH, ALEXANDER. Yugoslavia now. I. Tito turns West. In New
statesman and nation (London) June 17, 1950, 39:678-679. (1356)
Trade with West said to assure Yugoslavia's self-suffi-
YUGOSLAVIA FOREIGN RELATIONS
WERTH, ALEXANDER. Yugoslavia now. II. Tito's world mission. ^
New statesman and nation (London) June 24, 1950, 39:706-707. (1357)
Tito's attitude towards Russia represents a challenge to the
WAGES AND PRICES in Yugoslavia. In New Central European observer
(London) June 10, 1950, 3:130. (13
Discusses some aspects of the conditions of the Yugoslav
workers. See for Part I Soviet Bibliography #50.28:17.
LANIN, I. Yugoslav peasantry gripped by terror, poverty
exploitation. In USSR information bulletin (Washington)
YUGOSLAVIA POLITICS AND GOVERNMENT
The Tito clique has turned Yugoslavia into a
In USSR information bulletin (Washington)
YUGOSLAVIA POLITICAL ORIENTATION
MEYER, PETER. Tito's throat to Stalin's empire; the role America
can play. In Commentary (New York) June 1950, 9:515-524. (1361)
Recommends policy of American support for Tito on the
condition that he introduces some democratic liberties.