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USSR foreign policy: policy of realism

Andreĭ Andreevich Gromyko

USSR foreign policy: policy of realism

speech at the 23rd CPSU Congress, April 2, 1966

by Andreĭ Andreevich Gromyko

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Published by Novosti Press Agency Pub. House in [Moscow .
Written in English

  • Soviet Union
    • Subjects:
    • World politics -- 1955-1965.,
    • Soviet Union -- Foreign relations -- 1953-1975.

    • Edition Notes

      Statement[by] A. Gromyko.
      LC ClassificationsDK274.3 1966 .G7
      The Physical Object
      Pagination28 p.
      Number of Pages28
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5186301M
      LC Control Number75005408

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