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1987 Apr 6 Mo
Archive (Thatcher MSS)
Personal and party papers, Cambridge

Cold War: Richard Pollock record of conversations ("Prime Minister's Talks in USSR: 28 March/1 April 1987") ["Despite the wide range of emotions - from animated concern to flippancy - evinced by Gorbachev, he never unleased the acrimony of which he had shown himself capable"] ​​​​​​​[released 2017]

Document type: Declassified documents
Source: THCR 1/10/117 f49
Editorial comments:

Professor Richard Pollock acted as MT's Russian interpreter during her visit.

Importance ranking: Major
Word count: 7pp
Themes: Economy (general discussions), Foreign policy (USA), Foreign policy (USSR & successor states), Defence (arms control), Leadership, Religion & morality, British relations with the US, MT's meetings as PM, British relations with the Soviet Union