Accession Number : ADA119650

Title :   Soviet News and Propaganda Analysis Based on RED STAR (The Official Newspaper of the Soviet Defense Establishment) for the Period 1-31 July 1982. Volume 2, Number 7, 1982.

Corporate Author : JOINT CHIEFS OF STAFF WASHINGTON DC SPECIAL OPERATIONS DIV

PDF Url : ADA119650

Report Date : Jan 1982

Pagination or Media Count : 55

Abstract : The data in this report reflects Soviet print media emphasis and propaganda trends for over three years -- June 1979 through July 1982. During this period, almost 41,800 feature stories and news items were analyzed. However, the main purpose of this edition is to provide the reader with an overview of Soviet rhetoric, propaganda themes and topics directed to Russian military forces during July 1982. This report contains a summary of propaganda themes from the Russian language newspaper Red Star. With a circulation of several hundred thousand copies, this 'daily' newspaper is the official publication of the Soviet defense establishment. In particular, it represents the views and articulates the issues important to the Main Political Administration of the Soviet Army and Navy, which is responsible for the political reliability of all Soviet military forces. The Main Political Administration receives its guidance directly from the Central Committee of the CPSU.

Descriptors :   *International relations, United States, National defense, Warfare, Lebanon, Poland, Somalia, Nicaragua, Afghanistan, China, Military forces(Foreign), USSR, Newspapers, Propaganda

Subject Categories : Government and Political Science
      Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE