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Political leadership in Eastern Europe and the Soviet Union

Political leadership in Eastern Europe and the Soviet Union

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Published by Aldine Pub. Co. in Chicago .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Europe, Eastern,
  • Europe, Eastern.
    • Subjects:
    • Communist state,
    • Political leadership -- Europe, Eastern,
    • Europe, Eastern -- Politics and government -- 1945-1989

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by R. Barry Farrell.
      ContributionsFarrell, R. Barry ed., Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJN96 .P58
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 359 p.
      Number of Pages359
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5695983M
      LC Control Number70091718

        This February report by the Bogomolov Commission analyzes the current situation in Eastern Europe for Alexander Yakovlev, key foreign policy advisor to Mikhail Gorbachev. The Bogomolov Commission was the largest Soviet think tank conducting research on . After World War II, the Communist continued the Popular Front, only now using it a democratic façade for the Soviet Union’s conquest of the nations of Eastern Europe. At the same time in France and Italy, as part of the postwar settlement, the Communists worked with the capitalist parties in Liberation governments to contain and to dampen. Political Science / World / Russian & Former Soviet Union. Russian and Western Soft Power in Eastern Europe. G. DOUG DAVIS AND MICHAEL O. SLOBODCHIKOFF. Party Leadership under Stalin and Khrushchev: Party Officials and the Soviet State, – JONATHAN HARRIS.


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