oa Scientia Militaria : South African Journal of Military Studies - The Hot "Cold War" : The USSR in Southern Africa, Vladimir Shubin : book review

Volume 37, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 1022-8136
  • E-ISSN: 2224-0020



Vladimir Shubin is the Deputy Director of the Institute for African Studies in the Russian Academy of Sciences and a former officer in the Soviet armed forces, and subsequently, a member (eventually secretary) of the Soviet Afro-Asian Solidarity Committee and desk officer (eventually head) of the African Section of the Communist Party of the USSR. In the latter two capacities he became intensely involved in supporting Southern African liberation movements on behalf of the USSR.

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