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Volume XII

Volume XII

Foreign Relations, 1969-1976
Soviet Union, January 1969-October 1970

Editor: Erin R. Mahan

General Editor: Edward C. Keefer

United States Government Printing Office


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Preface (PDF 65 KB)


Sources (PDF 56 KB)


Abbreviations and Terms

(PDF 38 KB)  

Persons (PDF 38 KB)


Note on U.S. Covert Actions (PDF 49 KB)


To download the entire volume in PDF (2.2MB) click here.


Document Numbers

Initial Contacts, Janurary 1969-April, 1969 (PDF 465KB)


Establishment of the Kissinger-Dobrynin Channel; Dialogue on the Middle East; and the Sino-Soviet Dispute, April 23-December 10, 1969  (PDF 555KB)


Expansion of the Kissinger-Dobrynin Channel and Further Discussions on the Middle East, December 11, 1969-July 28, 1970  (PDF 831KB)


Soviet Military Buildup in Cuba and Crisis in Jordan, August 4-October 9, 1970  (PDF 335KB)


Index (PDF 78KB)



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