Cold War on the cheap : Soviet and Czechoslovak intelligence in the Congo, 1960-1963

Telepneva, Natalia; Muehlenbeck, Philip and Telepneva, Natalia, eds. (2018) Cold War on the cheap : Soviet and Czechoslovak intelligence in the Congo, 1960-1963. In: Warsaw Pact Intervention in the Third World. Bloomsbury, London, pp. 123-148. ISBN 9781788310550

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Abstract

In July 1960, the chairman of the Soviet Committee on State Alexander Shelepin, hosted a high-level delegation from the Czechoslovak Security (StB; Státní Bezpečnost) headed by the Czechoslovak minister Rudolf Barák. A former head of the Soviet Youth Organization (Komsomol) protégé of the first secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Soviet Union (CC CPSU), Nikita Khrushchev, Shelepin was a rising So was his counterpart, Barák, an ambitious and dynamic member of Communist Party who had a taste for foreign affairs and was rumoured ambitions to supersede Antonín Novotný as first secretary.

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Telepneva, Natalia ORCID logoORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-7851-3066; Muehlenbeck, Philip and Telepneva, Natalia