Soviet antipacifism and the suppression of the unofficial peace movement in the U.S.S.R.
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Published by U.S. Dept. of State in Washington, D.C .
Written in English


  • Pacifists -- Soviet Union.,
  • Peace -- Societies, etc.

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Edition Notes

SeriesForeign affairs note
ContributionsUnited States. Dept. of State.
The Physical Object
Pagination10 p. ;
Number of Pages10
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17834887M

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  The KGB Influence on the “Peace Movement” Felix Staar in his book Foreign Policies of the Soviet Union says that non-communist peace movements without overt ties to the USSR were Author: James Slate. Soviet Antipacifism and the Suppression of the "Unofficial" Peace Movement in the U.S.S.R. (), by United States Department of State (page images at HathiTrust) Filed under: Pacifists -- United States. Educational Factors Toward Peace (New York: American Association for International Conciliation, ), by Leon Fraser (page images here at Penn). The Soviet sponsored “peace movement” was launched in early August at the World Con-gress of Cultural Activists in Defense of Peace in Brotslav (Wroclaw), West-ern Poland In January Stalin proposed a Soviet American “peace pact,” and moved the peace campaign to the center of the Soviet public cul-ture A World Congress of.   There were Soviet and NAZI peace feelers. Historians debate as to how serious these feelers were, in part becuse Stalin to suppress all evidence after the War. Since the disollution of the Soviet Union more details have become available, although there is considerable debate among historians about the circumstances. Some of the relevations if accurate are startling.

The Soviet strategy for penetrating the peace movement's many elements primarily boiled down to money or resources supplied indirectly through unwitting zealots. Offering somewhat benign assistance in the form of printed literature, printing press time, signs, flags, banners and other paraphernalia for demonstrations and propaganda, Soviet. One of the biggest untold psy-operations in History was one of the Soviet Unions against the USA during the "Cold-War" era. In one of the most devious war tactics ever conceived, Russia created, founded and funded various "Peace" and "Anti-War" movements on American and foreign soil throughout the 50s, especially the 60s and 70s and well into the 80s.   Soviet peace feelers seem to have carried on in Stockholm untill September or October These peace feelers were taken up by the German Foreign Ministry and Intelligence Department. Ribbentrop made efforts to bring Hitler round to the idea of a peace in late 42 but Hitler regarded German peace overtures as a sign of weakness. The Peace Movement and the Soviet Union. The Orwell Press, Soviet antipacifism and the suppression of the «unofficial» peace movement in the U.S.S.R. Washington, D.C.

The World Peace Council (WPC) was set up by the Soviet Communist Party in –50 to promote Soviet foreign policy and to campaign against nuclear weapons at a time when only the USA had them. The WPC was directed by the International Department of the Soviet Communist Party via the Soviet Peace Committee, a WPC member. The WPC and its members took the line laid down by the .   For what is known since the end of war, Stalin agreed informally with this proposal in Spring , before the battle of Kursk. After Kursk there was no real chance for a separate peace, because Stalin was much more self-confident. There were peac. He was the leader of the Soviet Union during a large portion of the U.S. Civil Rights movement. Khrushchev's administration, like his predecessor, used propaganda to criticize the U.S. and capitalism, and in t he Soviet Union stepped up its criticism of U.S. racism. John Gates, a senior figure in the Communist Party of the United States (CPUSA), wrote: "The announcement on Aug , that the Soviet Union and Germany had signed a non-aggression pact came like a thunderclap, not least of all to the communist movement. Leaders and rank-and-file members were thrown into utter confusion.