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future of the Soviet Union

Arnold Lawrence Horelick

future of the Soviet Union

what is the Western interest?

by Arnold Lawrence Horelick

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Published by RAND/UCLA Center for Soviet Studies in Santa Monica, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Soviet Union -- Politics and government -- 1985-1991,
  • Soviet Union -- Foreign relations -- 1985-1991

  • Edition Notes

    StatementArnold L. Horelick
    SeriesOccasional paper / Rand/UCLA Center for Soviet Studies -- OPS-22, Occasional paper (Rand/UCLA Center for Soviet Studies) -- OPS-22
    ContributionsRand/UCLA Center for Soviet Studies
    The Physical Object
    Pagination20 p. ;
    Number of Pages20
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15318347M

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