Stalinís Letters to Molotov, 1925-1936 (1995)
by Lars Lih, Oleg Naumov, Oleg V. Khlevniuk. Foreword by Robert C. Tucker.
This volume contains all the letters from Stalin to Molotov for the period 1925-1936 that were available as of 1995. The letters reveal Stalinís close personal relationship to Molotov and illuminate the power struggles within Soviet leadership at the time, while providing a unique psychological profile of Stalin as he thought through matters of foreign policy, collectivization and industrialization, and the destruction of his enemies in the party-state leadership.
Editors: Lars Lih, independent scholar; Oleg Naumov, Deputy Director, RGASPI; Oleg V. Khlevniuk, historian and editor of the journal Free Thought.
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