Mukhitdinov, Nuriddin. Reka vremeni: Ot Stalina do Gorbacheva. Moscow: Rusti-Rosti, 1994.
Nuriddin Mukhitdinov (1917-2008) was an Uzbek Soviet party official and later ambassador to Syria. A veteran of the great patriotic war, he became first secertary of the Communist Party of Uzbekistan under Khrushchev before becoming the first Central Asian to member of the Presidium (Politburo) of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union. This volume of Mukhitdinov's memoirs provides much more information about his time as ambassador to Syria as well as his relationship with Sharof Rashidov, Frol Kozlov, Aleksei Kosygin, and others.
“Река времени: от Сталина до Горбачева,” Russian Perspectives on Islam, accessed October 23, 2020, https://islamperspectives.org/rpi/items/show/23302.