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MEM-Chernyaev-2000


Doc Type: 
Memoir
Date: 
2000-09-01
Author: 
Chernyaev, Anatoly S.
Full Title: 
My Six Years with Gorbachev
Language Type: 
English
Pages: 
75-95
Publisher: 
Pennsylvania University Press
Pub City: 
University Park, PA
ISBN: 
0271020296

Anatoly Chernyaev, who was Gorbachev’s foreign policy adviser, presents an account of the preparations for Reykjavik, providing a glimpse into the origins of Gorbachev’s ideas about Reykjavik, the lack of understanding of Gorbachev’s new thinking in the Party apparatus, and the propaganda gesturing involved in the Soviet side’s preparation for the summit.