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Soviet Union: DJE Ratford telegram to Hemans, Soviet Department ("Gorbachev: Discussions with Australian Prime Minister") [summary of Hawke converstations with Gorbachev & Ryzhkov during his visit to Moscow] [released Jul 2017]

Document type: Declassified documents
Source: PREM19/2545 f148
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Importance ranking: Major
Word count: 5pp
Themes: Civil liberties, British relations with the Soviet Union, British relations with the US, Foreign policy (USSR & successor states), Foreign policy (Asia), Foreign policy (Australia & NZ), Defence (arms control)