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Diplomacy and revolution: the Soviet mission to Switzerland, 1918. by Alfred Erich Senn

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Published by University of Notre Dame Press in Notre Dame .
Written in



  • Soviet Union,
  • Switzerland,
  • Switzerland.


  • Propaganda, Communist -- Switzerland,
  • Soviet Union -- Foreign relations -- Switzerland,
  • Switzerland -- Foreign relations -- Soviet Union

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

SeriesInternational studies of the Committee on International Relations, University of Notre Dame
LC ClassificationsDK67.5.S9 S45
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 221 p.
Number of Pages221
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5427717M
ISBN 100268005419
LC Control Number73022581

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Despite deep-seated mistrust and hostility between the Soviet Union and the Western democracies, Nazi Germany's invasion of the Soviet Union in June created an instant alliance between the Soviets and the two greatest powers in what the Soviet leaders had long called the "imperialist camp": Britain and the United States. The book provides insight into Soviet secret diplomacy and draws important conclusions relating to the history of Anglo-Russian competition for Tibet and Tibet's status prior to the Soviet diplomatic mission in Switzerland, and Alexander Shreider became a diplomatic courier. The men left Moscow at the end of June with , rubles, mostly in ruble notes, packed into their luggage. In Switzerland they joined forces with Marc Natanson, a veteran Socialist Revolutionary who had left Russia earlier also in the guise of a. The first full report of the events of early November reached Washington on December 9, This report described the low-key nature of the revolution itself, mentioned that General William V. Judson had made an unauthorized visit to Trotsky, and pointed out the presence of Germans in Smolny — the Soviet headquarters.