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The Soviet Union, challenges and responses as seen from the European point of view

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Published by Institute of Southeast Asian Studies in Singapore .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Soviet Union
    • Subjects:
    • World politics -- 1975-1985.,
    • Soviet Union -- Foreign relations -- 1975-

    • Edition Notes

      StatementHelmut Schmidt.
      SeriesSingapore lecture ;, [4th]
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDK289 .S34 1984
      The Physical Object
      Pagination35 p. :
      Number of Pages35
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3015921M
      ISBN 109971902753
      LC Control Number84941507


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Soviet Union, challenges and responses as seen from the European point of view. Singapore: Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, National government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Helmut Schmidt.

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