USSR and the Middle East
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Published by Novosti Press Agency Pub. House in Moscow .
Written in English


  • Russia -- Foreign relations -- Near East -- Sources.,
  • Near East -- Foreign relations -- Russia -- Sources.

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ContributionsNovosti Press Agency.
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Pagination295 p. ;
Number of Pages295
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18966592M

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