The USSR arms the third world case studies in Soviet foreignpolicy by Uri Ra"anan

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StatementUri Ra"anan.
ContributionsColumbia University. Research Institute on Communist Affairs.
LC ClassificationsUA770
The Physical Object
Paginationxi,256p. ;
Number of Pages256
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Open LibraryOL21218736M
ISBN 100262180332

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