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On the Battlefields of the Cold War

A Soviet Ambassador"s Confession

by Victor Israelyan

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  • 5 Currently reading

Published by Pennsylvania State University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography: historical,
  • Diplomacy,
  • European history: postwar, from c 1945 -,
  • Political structure & processes,
  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • History: World,
  • Former Soviet Union, USSR (Europe),
  • Europe - Russia & the Former Soviet Union,
  • Modern - 20th Century/Nuclear Age,
  • Political History,
  • 1945-1989,
  • 1945-1991,
  • Cold War,
  • Foreign relations,
  • Soviet Union,
  • World politics

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsMelvin A. Goodman (Foreword), Stephen Pearl (Translator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages414
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9634393M
    ISBN 100271022973
    ISBN 109780271022970


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Israelyan has no patience for those of his compatriots who argue that Soviet foreign policy was ultimately just, save for a few "aberrations" such as the invasions of Hungary, Czechoslovakia, and : Victor Israelyan. On the Battlefields of the Cold War offers unique insight into the volatile inner workings of the Soviet Foreign Ministry, where the battle lines of the Cold War were often first drawn.

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