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Soviet influence activities

Soviet influence activities

a report on active measures and propaganda, 1986-87.

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Published by U.S. Dept. of State, [Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O., distributor in [Washington, D.C.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Propaganda, Russian.,
  • Propaganda, Communist -- Soviet Union.,
  • Propaganda, Anti-American -- Soviet Union.,
  • Soviet Union -- Politics and government -- 1982-

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesDepartment of State publication -- 9627.
    ContributionsUnited States. Dept. of State.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDK278 .S68 1987, DK278 .S68 1987
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 89 p. ;
    Number of Pages89
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17642693M
    LC Control Number87602585

      The authors do talk about the very well connected Soviet spy, Michael Straight, who as publisher of The New Republic hired Henry Wallace as editor, but they have no reference to the extremely revealing biography Last of the Cold War Spies: The Life of Michael Straight, by Australian journalist Roland s that is because Perry, like Levine in his similarly ignored book. Congress and Counterintelligence: The Unique Vulnerabilities of the U.S. Congress to Malign Foreign Influence Darren E. Tromblay Russia’s interference in the U.S. elections and its meddling in the politics of various European countries has called attention to the vulnerability of policymaking to covert foreign manipulation.

    The Communist Party of the Soviet Union arose from the Bolshevik wing of the Russian Social Democratic Workers’ Party (RSDWP). The Bolsheviks, organized in , were led by Vladimir I. Lenin, and they argued for a tightly disciplined organization of professional revolutionaries who were governed by democratic centralism and were dedicated to achieving the dictatorship of . Soviet KGB unit charged with implementing these activities. In Soviet intelligence doctrin, the concept of "active measures" covers a wide span of practices including disinformation operations, political influence efforts, and the activities of Soviet front groups and foreign communist parties. All active Vol. XV, No. 4.

      The Soviet Union also bought the major portion of the Cuban sugar crop, generally at a price above that of the free world market. Cuban-Soviet relations deteriorated as Soviet political, economic, and social policies were liberalized in the late s. The Cuban government, however, refused to modify its approach to social and economic policy. A race developed between the United States and the Soviet Union to see who could build the bigger sphere of influence. This race was called the Cold War. During this Cold War, the Soviet Union tried to expand its sphere of influence across Europe and Asia. At the same time, the United States used its power to expand its own sphere of Size: KB.


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