Tag: Foreign relations of the Soviet Union

The Man Who End The Cold War

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Shevardnadze’s rise to leadership of the Foreign Ministry in 1985, only months after Gorbachev became general secretary, was a “bolt from the blue,” in Chernyaev’s words. Shevardnadze’s talks with Shultz brought a whole new tone to U.S.-Soviet discourse, while the

Russia Names New GRU Chief

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The Russian Defense Ministry says a new chief has been appointed to the country's largest spy agency, the GRU military intelligence service. Major General Igor Sergun was named head of the General Staff Main Intelligence Directorate on Monday. He replaces

U.S. Strategic Nuclear Policy: A Video History, 1945-2004

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National Security Archive Update, October 11, 2011 U.S. Strategic Nuclear Policy: A Video History, 1945-2004 Sandia Labs Historical Video Documents History of U.S. Strategic Nuclear Policy Interviewees Include Robert McNamara, Brent Scowcroft, James Schlesinger and Last Strategic Air Commander-in-Chief Lee