Wednesday, December 23, 2009

Soviet Propaganda in Action

In the Brezhnev era USSR, much attention was paid to (the Nazi Khatyn massacre), possibly with the intention of diverting attention from the (Soviet) Katyn massacre of Polish officers[5] . According to Norman Davies, of Wolfson College, Oxford, the village was chosen and the memorial created by the Soviet authorities in a calculated policy of disinformation,[6] designed to create confusion with the Katyn massacre. 

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