166213

Reference FO 371/166213
Title Northern (N): Soviet Union (NS). Foreign Policy
Former Foreign Office Reference File 1022 (pp 1 to 20)
The National Archives Closure Status File was closed for 30 years after creation, under the Public Records Act 1958.
Themes Domestic Politics, International Relations
Document Types Correspondence, Memoranda, Reports
Subject Countries Soviet Union
Countries Albania, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bermuda, Byelorussia, Canada, East Germany, Finland, France, Greece, Indo-China, Israel, Italy, Kuwait, Laos, Lebanon, Poland, Portugal, South Vietnam, Tajikistan, The Congo, Ukraine, United Arab Republic, United Kingdom, United States, Uzbekistan, West Germany, Yugoslavia
People Alec Douglas-Home, Aleksei Kosygin, Anastas Mikoyan, Andrei Gromyko, António Salazar, Dag Hammarskjöld, David Ormsby-Gore, Dean Rusk, Duncan Wilson, Enver Hoxha, Evelyn Shuckburgh, Frank Roberts, Friedrich Engels, Frol Kozlov, Gary Powers, George Clutton, George F. Kennan, Harold Caccia, Heath Mason, Ivan Il'ichev, John F. Kennedy, Karl Marx, Leonid Brezhnev, Llewellyn E. Thompson, Michael Creswell, Mikhail Suslov, Ngô Đình Diệm, Nicholas Henderson, Nikita Khrushchev, Nikolai Bulganin, Nikolai Shvernik, U Thant, Viktor Grishin, Vladimir Lenin, Vyacheslav Molotov, Walter Ulbricht, Yurii Gagarin
Notes Documents or parts of documents in this file were retained under Section 3(4) of the Public Records Act 1958.
The following items have been removed from this file due to copyright restrictions:
Moscow Home Service, 11 February 1962, CPSU Central Committee Election Appeal;
Moscow Radio, 13 February 1962, The release of powers;
Moscow Radio, 7 February 1962, Soviet relations with Western Germany;
The New York Times, 22 January 1962, Article Urges Cooperation;
The Times, 17 January 1962, Communist Unity Seen in US as Thing of the Past;
The Times, 18 January 1962, New Pravda Attack on Stubborn Molotov.
Acknowledgement
Article(s) from Pravda © Pravda.

Description

A file containing documents relating to Soviet foreign policy. Subjects covered in the file include the views given in an interview by Nikita Khrushchev, the Soviet premier, about issues including the ultimate victory of communism throughout the world; differences in the interpretation of Soviet foreign policy by the British embassy in Moscow and the Foreign Office in London; and an article which had been published in Pravda considering the Soviet policy of peaceful coexistence. Other issues discussed include reports that the Yugoslav and Polish governments were disappointed that the West was not standing up to Khrushchev; analysis by the British ambassador in Moscow of the likely next moves in Soviet foreign policy; and summaries of Soviet press coverage of foreign affairs. Documents in the file include translations of radio broadcasts to various countries about Soviet foreign policy, and about Soviet domestic issues in which those countries had an interest.

Keywords

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