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China and the Soviet Union

Aitchen K. Wu

China and the Soviet Union

a study of Sino-Soviet relations.

by Aitchen K. Wu

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Published by Methuen .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Pagination434p.,23cm
Number of Pages434
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18854363M

The de facto U.S.-China alliance that developed in helped increase the Soviet sense of military vulnerability; the USSR had backed away from direct confrontation in out of concerns about. Book Description. This book examines the introduction of Soviet socialist culture in the People’s Republic of China, with a focus on the period of Sino-Soviet friendship in the s. The vast state initiative to transplant Soviet culture into Chinese soil has conventionally been dismissed as a tool of propaganda and political indoctrination.

  The Soviet Union was first tasked with rebuilding the country from devastation following the First World War, which was then depleted by a civil war backed by the imperialist powers. It is often forgotten that the Soviet Union was also the principle target of . Stalin believed that the Soviet Union could only compete with the Western powers, and secure the gains of the Russian Revolution, if it became a modern, industrialized power.

The Sino-Soviet border conflict was a seven-month undeclared military conflict between the Soviet Union and China at the height of the Sino-Soviet split in The most serious of these border clashes, which brought the world's two largest communist states to the brink of war, occurred in March in the vicinity of Zhenbao (Damansky) Island on the Ussuri (Wusuli) River, near on: Border between China and the Soviet Union.   Annoyed that China refused to dutifully play “Robin” to Russia’s “Batman”, a “disinformation leak” was carefully staged by the KGB, which led Peking to believe that the USSR was seriously considering the idea of a pre-emptive nuclear strike on Chi.


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The incident brought Russia and China to the brink of war, a conflict that might have led to the use of nuclear weapons.

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