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UNKNOWN CONGO
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S0321-50750000616-3-1
Publication type
Article
Status
Published
Authors
Galina Sidorova 
Pages
73-74
Abstract
The book «Cold War» heart of Africa». The Soviet Union and the Congolese crisis, 1960-1964 (Moscow, Dmitry Pozharsky University. 2015. 312 p., with illustrations) is written by S.V.Mazov, doctor of history, chief researcher of the Center for African Studies of the Institute of World History. It’s dedicated to one of the most complex and controversial periods in the history of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.As a result of hard work of the author with the primary sources the gaps in the history of the Congo have been filled in and a number of important clarifications have been made. Some new facts related to the death of the national hero of the Congo Emery Lumumba were presented and analyzed.Also noteworthy is the pictorial material that the author of «pulled» from the archival vaults: Rare photos of politicians in our country and the Congo, working meetings, speakers for freedom of Lumumba and forgotten, but very eloquent, cartoons from the newspaper «Pravda» and the magazine «Crocodile».
Date of publication
01.02.2016
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