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'Let there be no more war'


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A major appraisal of what
Russians think of the West, as the USSR holds its own commemoration of the end of the Second World War. The words of the programme title are used in a Russian toast, often drunk in front of foreigners. These words recall the devastating impact of the War on the Soviet Union, which suffered 20 million dead.
Do the Russians believe the toast can have any meaning in these days of nuclear confrontation?
Gordon Clough is in Russia to talk to ordinary people about the impact of war on their lives and to observe the elaborate preparations for the 40th anniversary of the end of what they call the 'Great Patriotic War'.
And. as the Geneva talks on arms control resume, Professor John Erickson , Britain's foremost authority on the Soviet Union, assesses the motives behind Russian hopes for a revival of the old wartime co-operation between East and West.
Producers in the Soviet Union
BBC Manchester. Stereo
.HEAR THIS! page 12


Unknown: Gordon Clough
Unknown: John Erickson
Unknown: Paul Campbell.
Editor: Brian Walker

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'Let there be no more war'

BBC Radio 4 FM, 2 May 1985 19.40

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