Accession Number:

ADA148259

Title:

Soviet News and Propaganda Analysis Based on RED STAR (The Official Newspaper of the Soviet Defense Establishment) for the Period 1-31 August 1984. Volume 4, Number 8.

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

JOINT CHIEFS OF STAFF WASHINGTON DC SPECIAL OPERATIONS DIV

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1984-08-31

Pagination or Media Count:

57.0

Abstract:

This report contains a summary of propaganda themes and topics from the Russian language newspaper Red Star Krasnaya Zvezda. The primary purpose of this edition of Soviet News and Propaganda Analysis is to provide the reader with an overview of Russian rhetoric, propaganda themes, slogans and topics, directed to the military forces of the U.S.S.R. During August 1984, the editors of Krasnaya Zvezda Red Star, the official publication of the Soviet Ministry of Defense, allocated over 36 percent of the international and foreign affairs space to activities and events of the United States. In this regard, the Kremlin underscored the following propaganda themes and headlines To increase world tension, Reagan is conducting a secret global war against the U.S.S.R. The South Korean airline incident the destruction of KAL 007 was one of many operations in this global secret war against the Soviet Union. Reagan is developing a new third generation of super nuclear weapons. In addition, American scientists are working on exotic weapons such as X-Ray lasers. The threat comes from Washington - Reagans joke about the U.S.S.R. has alarmed the world. The CIA was intensified its psychological warfare against communist countries. Crime and violence have plagued guests at the Los Angeles Olympics.

Subject Categories:

  • Information Science
  • Psychology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE