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Prime Ministerial Private Office files

Coal: FCO letter to Powell (“Supreme Soviet Visit”) [Soviet representatives warned against public support for NUM while in UK] [declassified Dec 2014]

Document type: Declassified documents
Source: PREM19/1578 f369
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Importance ranking: Major
Word count: 4pp
Themes: British relations with the Soviet Union, Foreign policy (USSR & successor states), Energy, Trade unions, Strikes & other union action, 1984-85 coal strike