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Soviet Union

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Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 671 Collections and/or Records:

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Loose pages from a photograph album on Clementine Churchill's tour of the Soviet Union, 1945-04 - 1945-05

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/MCHL 6/2/37
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Photographs of Clementine's tour on behalf of the Red Cross Aid to Russia Fund.

Dates: 1945-04 - 1945-05
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Meeting with Mikhail Gorbachev, 1984-12

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 19/2/12
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Briefing and arrangements for and notes on NK’s meeting with Gorbachev during his visit to London as leader of the Parliamentary Delegation from the Soviet Union. Subjects include the demilitarisation of space, reductions in strategic and nuclear weapons and human rights. Also includes press briefing and transcript of a Weekend World television broadcast on the visit.

Dates: 1984-12
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Meetings with overseas leaders, 1983-11 - 1992-02

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 19/2/2
Scope and Contents Briefings, notes and correspondence on meetings, with individuals including: Milka Planinc, Prime Minister of Yugoslavia, Nov 1983, on human rights issues; Turgut Ozal, Prime Minister of Turkey, on human rights and Cyprus, Feb 1986; Mikhail Gorbachev, President of the Soviet Union, on economic issues, nuclear weapons, the development of the United Nations and Yugoslavia [later Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Kosovo, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Serbia, and Slovenia]; Hans-Dietrich Genscher,...
Dates: 1983-11 - 1992-02
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Memoranda for Harold Macmillan, 1952-01 - 1953-05

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 1/2/86
Scope and Contents Memoranda written by JA for [Maurice] Harold Macmillan, Minister of Housing and Local Government [later 1st Lord Stockton], with accompanying papers and correspondence between JA, Macmillan (3), Leo Amery and Juliet, Lady Rhys-Williams (3) and Edward Beddington-Behrens, Secretary and Chairman of the European League for Economic Co-operation, on the balance of payments position, the purposes of the Soviet Union, the economic crisis, co-operation between the sterling area and Europe and the...
Dates: 1952-01 - 1953-05
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The majority of the papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge, though the constituency papers and some of the correspondence and political papers remain closed.
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Moscow and Chequers, 1959-02 - 1959-08

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/NRBK 2/6
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Spare slides from visits by [Maurice] Harold Macmillan, Prime Minister [later 1st Lord Stockton] to the Soviet Union and United States and from the visit to Chequers [Buckinghamshire] by Dwight Eisenhower, President of the United States. Includes: Macmillan's staff in Moscow, arrival at Leningrad airport, and departure from Moscow airport; Macmillan's departure from Washington airport; General Andrew Goodpaster [aide to Eisenhower] at Chequers.

Dates: 1959-02 - 1959-08
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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NK Moscow stories, 1984-12-05

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/KNNK 26/1/34
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ITN news footage from NK’s visit to Moscow [Soviet Union].

Dates: 1984-12-05
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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"Odds and Ends", 1964 - 1968

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/FEBR 2/10
Scope and Contents Includes: a copy of Hansard and letters from Sir Anthony Wagner, Garter King of Arms, Lord Gardiner, Lord Chancellor and Sir George Mills, Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod, on AFB's introduction to the House of Lords, 1964; notes (some in shorthand) from a visit to the Soviet Union, 1965, mainly relating to the Vietnam War, including [?] speech notes and notes of meetings, with Nguyen Van Dong, Deputy Chief of the National Liberation Front's Permanent Representation in the Soviet Union, Yuri...
Dates: 1964 - 1968
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Official: Cabinet: Conclusions 1 - 9., 21 Jan 1929 - 26 Feb 1929

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/236
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Includes minutes of Cabinet meetings recording decisions on various subjects including: foreign affairs in the Soviet Union, Afghanistan, China, Sudan and India; currency in the Irish Free State [later Ireland]; the naval construction programme; reparations and affairs in Germany; unemployment; estimates for the fighting services; the Washington Hours convention; safeguarding industries; colonial affairs; Anglo American relations and arbitration treaties with the United States.

Dates: 21 Jan 1929 - 26 Feb 1929
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: Conclusions 37 - 47., 10 Jul 1928 - 17 Oct 1928

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/212
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Includes minutes of Cabinet meetings recording decisions on various subjects including: measures to combat unemployment including emigration; a multi-lateral treaty with the United States; foreign affairs in Iraq, India, the Soviet Union, China, Egypt and Germany; the reduction and limitation of armaments; issues in Scotland including the slaughter of animals and the influx of emigrants from Ireland and issues in the Irish Free State [later Ireland]; and speeches by King George V.

Dates: 10 Jul 1928 - 17 Oct 1928
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: Conclusions 48 - 58., 29 Oct 1928 - 19 Dec 1928

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/213
Scope and Contents Includes minutes of Cabinet meetings recording decisions on various subjects including: the illness of King George V and speeches by the King; reparations and Allied debts; foreign affairs including China, the Persian Gulf, the Soviet Union, Iraq and Germany; measures to combat unemployment including emigration; rating reforms; Indian contributions to the home effective charges of the British army; issues in the Irish Free State [later Ireland]; relations with the United States; the naval...
Dates: 29 Oct 1928 - 19 Dec 1928
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: Foreign Office Prints., 17 Nov 1924 - 22 Dec 1924

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/26
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Austen Chamberlain [Foreign Secretary] on the appointment of Kerjentzev as a counsellor at the Soviet Legation and on the Zinoviev Letter [supposedly from Grigory Zinoviev, President of the Executive Committee of the Communist International, to the Central Committee of the British Communist Party]; a Treasury memorandum on the payment of war reparations; Christian Rakovsky [Soviet Charge d'Affaires in London] on the Zinoviev Letter and Britain's rejection of treaties...
Dates: 17 Nov 1924 - 22 Dec 1924
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: Foreign Office prints., 10 Jan 1927 - 20 Dec 1927

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/185
Scope and Contents Printed copies of correspondence from: Sir Austen Chamberlain to various representatives of the British Government on subjects including the breakdown of Anglo-Soviet relations (9); Sir Robert Hodgson [British Charge d'Affairs in the Soviet Union] on communism and the Soviet press (3); Sir Ronald Lindsay [British Ambassador to Germany] on subjects including reparations, German finance and communism (5); William Peters [Commercial Secretary to British Mission, Moscow] on affairs in the Soviet...
Dates: 10 Jan 1927 - 20 Dec 1927
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: Foreign Office: prints., 23 Jan 1928 - 17 Nov 1928

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/223
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Includes printed papers about affairs in the Soviet Union (including economic and agricultural difficulties) by Foreign Office officials including: Reginald Leeper; Sir Ronald Lindsay (8); P Gent (5); Harold Nicolson; Joseph Addison; Alvary Gascoigne (4); Sir Thomas Hohler and Horace Rumbold. Also includes covering letters from Sir Maurice Hankey, Cabinet Secretary, and a paper on the situation in Egypt.

Dates: 23 Jan 1928 - 17 Nov 1928
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: Foreign Office prints., 09 Feb 1929 - 21 Mar 1929

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/245
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Includes papers on the significant personalities in Afghanistan; affairs in Turkey and the Soviet Union; and 2 letters from W J Childs on the situation in Turkey.

Dates: 09 Feb 1929 - 21 Mar 1929
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: Foreign Office prints., 02 Oct 1924 - 19 Dec 1925

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/77
Scope and Contents Includes papers from various individuals on the Soviet Union, including: William Peters [Commercial Secretary to the British Mission, Moscow] on subjects including the Soviet press campaign against Britain, mining concessions, the general economic and political situation, the Soviet attitude to the Locarno treaties and the 14th congress of the Communist party; Cecil Jerram [Assistant Agent, Moscow and Leningrad, later St Petersburg] on the visit of the British Trade Union delegation to the...
Dates: 02 Oct 1924 - 19 Dec 1925
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: Foreign Office prints., 01 Jan 1926 - 10 Dec 1926

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/146
Scope and Contents Includes papers by various individuals on various subjects, including: William Peters [Commercial Secretary to the British Mission, Moscow, Soviet Union] on the Communist Party Congress and State control over the Soviet press; Sir Ronald Macleay [British Minister to China] on the conference on Chinese customs tariffs; notes of a meeting between Godfrey Locker- Lampson [Under-Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs] and representatives of the London Chamber of Commerce, on Anglo-Soviet trade;...
Dates: 01 Jan 1926 - 10 Dec 1926
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: notes and correspondence., 1927

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/151
Scope and Contents Correspondents include: Stanley Baldwin [Prime Minister] on relations with China and a budget prepared by WSC; [1st Lord] Birkenhead [earlier F E Smith, Secretary of State for India] on the threat to Afghanistan by the Soviet Union; [Sir Maurice] Hankey [Cabinet Secretary]; Sir Austen Chamberlain [Foreign Secretary] on foreign policy; Sir Robert Lynn on the resignation of [1st] Lord Cecil [of Chelwood as Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster]; and George [1st] Lord Lloyd [of Dolobran].Also...
Dates: 1927
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: papers 1 - 19., 16 Jun 1925 - 01 Feb 1926

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/85
Scope and Contents Includes papers by various individuals on various subjects, including: an extract from a speech by Lord Randolph Churchill on the power of urban landlords; Sir Philip Cunliffe-Lister [earlier Sir Philip Lloyd-Greame, later 1st Lord Swinton], President of the Board of Trade, on the supply of coastal defence vessels and submarine mines to the Soviet Union, and on the provisional programme of Board of Trade legislation; Sir Vincent Caillard, director of Vickers Limited, on the supply of arms to...
Dates: 16 Jun 1925 - 01 Feb 1926
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: papers 1 - 39., 27 Jul 1923 - 29 Jan 1925

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/28
Scope and Contents Includes papers from various individuals on various subjects, including: draft instructions for the British representative at the 25th session of the governing body of the International Labour Office; Sir Philip Cunliffe-Lister, [earlier Sir Philip Lloyd-Greame, later 1st Lord Swinton], President of the Board of Trade, on subjects including the export of arms to the Soviet Union, the Merchant Shipping (International Labour Conventions) Bill, the Anglo-German Treaty and British Seamen, the...
Dates: 27 Jul 1923 - 29 Jan 1925
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: papers 1 to 20., Jan 1927

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/152
Scope and Contents Includes: a memorandum by Sir Philip Cunliffe-Lister [earlier Sir Philip Lloyd-Greame,later Lord Swinton] President of the Board of Trade, Ronald McNeill [later 1st Lord Cushendun, Financial Secretary to the Treasury] and First Lord of the Admiralty [William Bridgeman] on financing lighthouses in the Red Sea; Cunliffe-Lister on imports and exports of leather bags, trade outlook including details of various industries, exports and colonial trade, and the state of industry and company law;...
Dates: Jan 1927
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: papers 20 - 40., 18 Nov 1925 - 05 Feb 1926

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/86
Scope and Contents Includes papers by various individuals on various subjects, including: Sir Maurice Hankey, Secretary to the Cabinet, on subjects including bills coming before the Home Affairs Committee; Lord Eustace Percy, President of the Board of Education, on reform of the constitution of the University of London; 1st Lord Birkenhead [earlier F E Smith], Secretary of State for India and 1st Lord Reading [earlier Rufus Isaacs], Viceroy of India, on Indian immigrants in South Africa; a Ministry of Labour...
Dates: 18 Nov 1925 - 05 Feb 1926
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: papers 21 to 30., Jan 1927

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/153
Scope and Contents Includes: a paper by [Sir Maurice] Hankey [Cabinet Secretary] on the parliamentary programme; a paper on the political parties, personalities and ministers in China; [Sir Hugh] Trenchard [Chief of Air Staff] on aircraft in China; [1st] Lord Birkenhead [earlier F E Smith] and [Sir Austen Chamberlain] Foreign Secretary on diplomatic relations and communications with the Soviet Union; [4th Lord] Salisbury [earlier Lord Cranborne], Lord Privy Seal, on House of Lords reform; [Sir] Philip...
Dates: Jan 1927
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: papers 31 to 50., Feb 1927

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/154
Scope and Contents Includes papers by various individuals on various subjects including: a copy of a speech by King George V on the opening of parliament on relations with foreign powers and civil war in China; [1st Lord] Birkenhead [earlier F E Smith] Secretary of State for India, on the Trade Unions disputes bill; [Sir] John Gilmour, Secretary of State for Scotland, on poor relief to miners' dependents and poor law emergency provisions in Scotland; [Sir] Arthur Steel-Maitland, Minister of Labour, on the...
Dates: Feb 1927
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: papers 51 to 80., Feb 1927

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/155
Scope and Contents Includes papers on various subjects by various individuals including: control of official histories; Wilfrid Ashley [later 1st Lord Mount Temple] Minister of Transport, and WSC on cross-river traffic in London; [Sir] Philip Cunliffe-Lister [earlier Sir Philip Lloyd-Greame, later Lord Swinton] President of the Board of Trade on safeguarding industries, the Brussels convention on state owned ships and a forecast of the trade outlook including details of various industries, exports and colonial...
Dates: Feb 1927
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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Official: Cabinet: papers 180 - 200., 30 Jun 1924 - 08 Apr 1925

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 22/33
Scope and Contents Includes papers by various individuals on various subjects, including: Lord Eustace Percy, President of the Board of Education, on the teachers' salary awards of [1st] Lord Burnham [Chairman of the Standing Joint Committees of Education Authorities and Teachers], and on Church Schools; a copy of the Burnham Report; a survey by William Strang [1st Secretary, Foreign Office] on the economic situation of the Soviet Union; Sir William Joynson-Hicks, [later 1st Lord Brentford] Home Secretary, on...
Dates: 30 Jun 1924 - 08 Apr 1925
Conditions Governing Access: Open