The Soviet Side of the 1983 War Scare

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Headline says: Struggle for Peace – Fortify Defense

Here is a new drop of documents from the Soviet Union detailing the Soviet response to the American imperialists’ Able Archer “war game” military exercises of 1983 that risked nuclear war. – PC

Washington, D.C.,  November 5,  2018 – Beginning in 1981, the KGB’s “main objective” became “not to miss the military preparations of the enemy, its preparations for a nuclear strike, and not to miss the real risk of the outbreak of war,” according to the text of a previously secret speech by then-KGB Chairman Yuri Andropov found in the Ukrainian KGB archives and published today by the National Security Archive.

(Continued at National Security Archive of The George Washington University)

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