- Publisher: Международные Отношения
- Year of issue: 2017
- ISBN: 978-5-7133-1564-1
- Cover type: твердый переплет 145 х 215 мм
- Number of pages: 592
- Product Code:: 0791
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"Warsaw melody" for Moscow and Prague: documents from personal archive I.V. Stalin, the Foreign Intelligence Service of the Russian Federation, the II Division of the General Staff of the Polish Army, and others (1933-1939)
The first part of the book is made up of documents of
Stalin’s so-called ‘personal archives’ – reports of Soviet intelligence
revealing the secret intentions of Germany, Poland and Japan to take aggressive
measures against the USSR roughly in the second half of 1935. The second and
third parts of the book illustrate the secret motives of the ‘small war’ i.e.
the mechanism allowing the then political authorities of Poland to form a
reason for war with neighbouring countries including the Soviet Union and
Czechoslovakia. The appendix contains documents revealing the results of this
policy including for representatives of the Polish nation, displaced from
western borders to the depths of the USSR in the mid 1930s. The book is a
result of the so-called ‘1990s archive revolution’ when after the fall of the
Soviet Union historians were given access to some of the previously closed
archives with one of them being the MIA Special Archive of the USSR which
contained, amongst others, the documents of II Division of the Polish Army’s
Main Headquarters (espionage and counterespionage) of 1930s.
This book will be of interest
to state actors, politicians, diplomats and can be used as a chrestomathy by
university students in their final years.
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