Soviet Union: Anniversaries in the Soviet Union
1 January 1982
A file containing documents relating to anniversaries and commemorations in the Soviet Union. Subjects covered in the file include plans for the sixtieth anniversary of the Soviet Union; analysis of the May Day and November slogans; analysis of newspaper articles marking Victory Day; the 1500th anniversary of the city of Kiev, which appeared to have little historical basis; and the traditional military parade and speeches marking the sixty-fifth anniversary of the October Revolution.
ukraine historiography peace movements propaganda slogans translation soviet union second world war domestic politics speeches communist party of the soviet union public events economic policies soviet foreign policy parades kiev October Revolution (1917) Soviet press national holidays Media and Culture military displays Populations and Social Policy Soviet government Curtis Keeble Dmitrii Ustinov Iain Sutherland Francis Pym