"I must say frankly that measures indicated in your statement constitute a serious threat to peace and to the security of nations. The United States has openly taken the path of grossly violating the United Nations Charter, path of violating international norms of freedom of navigation on the high seas, the path of aggressive actions both against Cuba and against the Soviet Union." 

- Nikita Khrushchev, letter to President Kennedy re: quarantine, 10/23/62

Pictured: Khrushchev’s official letter to President Kennedy. Read the translation here.

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