116704

Reference FO 371/116704
Title Northern (N): Soviet Union (NS). Soviet Propaganda Campaign in Favour of World Peace Council and Prohibition of Atomic and Hydrogen Bombs
Former Foreign Office Reference Code NS file 1074
The National Archives Closure Status File was closed for 30 years after creation, under the Public Records Act 1958.
Themes International Relations, Media and Culture
Document Types Print Publications, Press and Media, Reports
Subject Countries Soviet Union
Countries France, United Kingdom, United States
People Anthony Eden

Description

A file containing documents concerning international peaceful coexistence and the threat of war. The file includes texts of two Soviet press articles on international peace campaigns; a summary of Soviet press articles by various organisations supporting the prohibition of atomic weapons; and a discussion of a Soviet press article about the possibility of a third world war and the end of civilisation. Other documents include a report on Soviet press coverage of diplomatic efforts to reduce international tensions; and a text of a statement made by the Soviet Red Cross on the threat of atomic warfare. The file also includes a report published by the B.B.C. entitled "Summary of World Broadcasts", which discusses the rhetoric used by the Soviet press when reporting on the threat of nuclear war.

Keywords

alliances, Anglo-Soviet relations, B.B.C., British press, international organisations, nuclear weapons, peace conferences, peace movements, peace treaties, peaceful coexistence, Pravda, propaganda, Red Cross, Soviet foreign policy, Soviet press, Third World, threat of nuclear war, threat of war, treaties, World Federation of Trade Unions, World Peace Council

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