Anatoly Dobrynin

Anatoly Dobrynin was a prominent Soviet and Russian diplomat who served as the Soviet Ambassador to the United States for over two decades, from 1962 to 1986. He played a significant role in U.S.-Soviet relations during the Cold War.


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  1. 1. In Confidence

    "In Confidence" is a memoir by a former Soviet ambassador that provides an insider's view of Cold War diplomacy from the perspective of the Soviet Union. The book offers detailed accounts of the ambassador's interactions with several U.S. administrations, revealing the complexities of U.S.-Soviet relations and the personal and political challenges of navigating this high-stakes diplomatic landscape. Through his unique vantage point, the author sheds light on major historical events and decisions, offering insights into the strategic thinking and interpersonal dynamics that shaped the Cold War era.

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