Soviet News and Propaganda Analysis Based on Red Star (The Official Newspaper of the Soviet Defense Establishment) for the Period 1-31 July 1983. Volume 3, Number 7.
JOINT CHIEFS OF STAFF WASHINGTON DC SPECIAL OPERATIONS DIV
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The data in this report reflects Soviet print media emphasis and propaganda trends for over four years--June 1979 through July 1983. During this period, almost 59,000 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 1983. This report contains a summary of propaganda themes from the Russian language newspaper Red Star Krasnaya Zvezda. The feature stories and news items that appear in Red Star are intended to provide daily guidance to the Soviet military political cadre concerning domestic and international issuesevents. Men and women in the Soviet armed forces receive political instruction and Marxist interpretation of current events foreign and domestic on a daily basis. Red Star is used as the guide for political instruction it contains the approved picture of issues and events, and outlines the nature of the hostile world to the Soviet military. Therefore, this report provides insights concerning the structured view of events and the world picture as perceived by the Soviet soldier.
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