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The impact of Gorbachev"s reform movement on the Soviet military

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Armed Services. Defense Policy Panel

The impact of Gorbachev"s reform movement on the Soviet military

hearing before the Defense Policy Panel of the Committee on Armed Services, House of Representatives, One Hundredth Congress, second session, hearing held July 14, 1988.

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Armed Services. Defense Policy Panel

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office, U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Soviet Union -- Military policy.,
  • Soviet Union -- Armed Forces.,
  • Soviet Union -- Defenses.

  • The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 102 p. :
    Number of Pages102
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17673434M

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