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Yuri Orlov meets Thatcher

Title
Yuri Orlov meets Thatcher
Genre
Interview
TX Date
24 Mar 1987
Year of production
1987
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Duration
00:03:49
Description
Interview with Soviet dissident, Yuri Orlov (through interpreter), following his meeting with UK Prime Minister, Margaret Thatcher, at Downing Street, London, prior to her visit to meet Soviet leader, Mikhail Gorbachev in Moscow. On issues they discussed - human rights, open frontiers, East-West relations and particular human rights cases. Also his views on future political reform in the USSR. Male reporter and translator not identified.
Contributors
Yuri Orlov
Keywords
Human rights; UK; USSR; International relations; Political reform; Arms control; Political dissenters; Yuri Orlov; Mikhail Gorbachev; Physicists

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