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November 5, 1989 | DON SHANNON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
It was the most dramatic clash of Soviet Premier Nikita S. Khrushchev's coast-to-coast tour: The mayor of Los Angeles stood up and informed the visitor that his people would never bury America, as the fiery Soviet leader had threatened to do. As a banquet audience gasped, Khrushchev tossed aside a prepared speech and ripped into Mayor Norris Poulson with a scathing reply. For young Viktor Sukhodrev, the interpreter, it was a nightmare.
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December 3, 1991 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
U.N. Says East Bloc Marshall Plan Needed: United Nations economists forecast growing social unrest next year in the Soviet Union and the former East Bloc, with depression and unemployment pressuring governments to abandon economic reform. The U.N.'s Economic Commission for Europe argued that a Marshall Plan type of coordinated Western assistance could put the region on the road to recovery and political stability.
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December 11, 1989 | ART PINE and JAMES GERSTENZANG, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
The Soviet Union appears to be prepared to co-sponsor a new U.S. attempt to overturn a 1975 U.N. resolution that equated Zionism with racism, senior Bush Administration officials said Sunday. The move, while mostly symbolic in its impact, would be a conspicuous example of U.S.-Soviet diplomatic cooperation and a major step toward resumption of diplomatic relations between the Soviet Union and Israel.
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November 23, 1990 | From Reuters
Soviet Foreign Minister Eduard A. Shevardnadze will fly to China today for talks on the Persian Gulf crisis that are expected to focus on whether the two Communist powers will back the use of force against Iraq, diplomats said Thursday. Shevardnadze will meet his Chinese counterpart, Qian Qichen, in the western Chinese city of Urumqi. A Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman had no immediate comment on the visit but said Beijing will continue to strive for a peaceful settlement of the gulf crisis.
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August 23, 1990 | PAUL HOUSTON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Security Council urged Wednesday night that Jordan be given emergency financial aid to cushion the impact of U.N. sanctions against Iraq. Both Jordan and Bulgaria pleaded for relief from the embargo in what was expected to be only the first of many requests from countries claiming to be hard hit by the embargo imposed after Iraq's Aug. 2 invasion of Kuwait.
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April 2, 1990 | Associated Press
An estimated 120,000 demonstrators gathered outside the United Nations on Sunday to voice support for Soviet Jewish emigration and to express rage at reports of growing anti-Semitism in the Soviet Union. The ralliers, who packed Dag Hammarskjold Plaza, also called for direct flights from Moscow to Tel Aviv.
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November 23, 1990 | From Reuters
Soviet Foreign Minister Eduard A. Shevardnadze will fly to China today for talks on the Persian Gulf crisis that are expected to focus on whether the two Communist powers will back the use of force against Iraq, diplomats said Thursday. Shevardnadze will meet his Chinese counterpart, Qian Qichen, in the western Chinese city of Urumqi. A Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman had no immediate comment on the visit but said Beijing will continue to strive for a peaceful settlement of the gulf crisis.
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September 30, 1990 | NORMAN KEMPSTER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Soviet combat troops will participate in any military action against Iraq that is authorized by the U.N. Security Council, Foreign Minister Eduard A. Shevardnadze said Saturday. "We will comply with any decision, with any resolution of the Security Council," Shevardnadze said. "And that would include anything regarding the involvement of Soviet troops under the flag, under the auspices, of the United Nations."
BUSINESS
December 3, 1991 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
U.N. Says East Bloc Marshall Plan Needed: United Nations economists forecast growing social unrest next year in the Soviet Union and the former East Bloc, with depression and unemployment pressuring governments to abandon economic reform. The U.N.'s Economic Commission for Europe argued that a Marshall Plan type of coordinated Western assistance could put the region on the road to recovery and political stability.
NEWS
December 8, 1988 | Associated Press
Here are excerpts of the speech by President Mikhail S. Gorbachev at the United Nations on Wednesday focusing on the specific proposals made by the Soviet leader. The English-language text was made available by the Soviet Mission. Conventional arms: Today, I can report to you that the Soviet Union has taken a decision to reduce its armed forces. Within the next two years their numerical strength will be reduced by 500,000 troops.
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September 30, 1990 | NORMAN KEMPSTER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Soviet combat troops will participate in any military action against Iraq that is authorized by the U.N. Security Council, Foreign Minister Eduard A. Shevardnadze said Saturday. "We will comply with any decision, with any resolution of the Security Council," Shevardnadze said. "And that would include anything regarding the involvement of Soviet troops under the flag, under the auspices, of the United Nations."
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August 25, 1990 | PAUL HOUSTON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The United States won grudging Soviet consent Friday to a U.N. resolution backing military enforcement of the embargo against Iraq, clearing the way for expected Security Council approval of the measure at a late-night meeting that continued early today. A Soviet official said his government reluctantly agreed to the use of force against ships suspected of carrying goods to or from Iraq, in exchange for a provision emphasizing the need for diplomacy to resolve the Persian Gulf crisis.
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August 24, 1990 | PAUL HOUSTON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Seeking to bolster their push for embargo enforcement powers resisted by the Soviet Union, officials from the United States and Britain complained Thursday of widespread violations of the international trade sanctions against Iraq, saying that "many ships" were carrying Iraqi oil in "many directions." The charges before a special U.N. sanctions committee followed an announcement that negotiators for the United States, Soviet Union, Britain, France and China had tentatively agreed on a U.S.
NEWS
August 23, 1990 | PAUL HOUSTON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Security Council urged Wednesday night that Jordan be given emergency financial aid to cushion the impact of U.N. sanctions against Iraq. Both Jordan and Bulgaria pleaded for relief from the embargo in what was expected to be only the first of many requests from countries claiming to be hard hit by the embargo imposed after Iraq's Aug. 2 invasion of Kuwait.
NEWS
April 2, 1990 | Associated Press
An estimated 120,000 demonstrators gathered outside the United Nations on Sunday to voice support for Soviet Jewish emigration and to express rage at reports of growing anti-Semitism in the Soviet Union. The ralliers, who packed Dag Hammarskjold Plaza, also called for direct flights from Moscow to Tel Aviv.
NEWS
February 13, 1990 | DAN FISHER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Faced with growing Muslim criticism that it is helping to drive Palestinians from their homes in the Israeli-occupied West Bank and Gaza Strip, the Soviet Union on Monday called for an urgent U.N. Security Council meeting to condemn Israel's policy of settling Soviet Jewish immigrants there. It also took the unusual step of calling on the United States to speed processing of applications from Soviet Jews who want to go to America so that more will have an alternative to Israel.
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December 7, 1988 | Associated Press
Here is the text of Soviet President Mikhail S. Gorbachev's remarks Tuesday upon arrival at Kennedy International Airport, as translated from the Russian by Viktor Sukhudreyev of the Soviet Foreign Ministry: t of all, I should like, on behalf of the Soviet people, to extend my greetings to the United Nations and to express my feelings of profound respect for the American people and for all New Yorkers. I feel the program of my stay here, the stay of my delegation, has taken shape.
NEWS
December 23, 1988
The U.N. General Assembly adopted a budget by consensus for the first time in more than 40 years, and the plan includes financial reforms backed by both the United States and the Soviet Union. Washington responded by paying nearly $30 million of the $500 million-plus that it owes in back dues, an official said. The budget allocates $1.76 billion for 1990-91, about $22 million less than the revised figures for the 1988-89 budget. U.S.
NEWS
December 11, 1989 | ART PINE and JAMES GERSTENZANG, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
The Soviet Union appears to be prepared to co-sponsor a new U.S. attempt to overturn a 1975 U.N. resolution that equated Zionism with racism, senior Bush Administration officials said Sunday. The move, while mostly symbolic in its impact, would be a conspicuous example of U.S.-Soviet diplomatic cooperation and a major step toward resumption of diplomatic relations between the Soviet Union and Israel.
NEWS
November 5, 1989 | DON SHANNON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
It was the most dramatic clash of Soviet Premier Nikita S. Khrushchev's coast-to-coast tour: The mayor of Los Angeles stood up and informed the visitor that his people would never bury America, as the fiery Soviet leader had threatened to do. As a banquet audience gasped, Khrushchev tossed aside a prepared speech and ripped into Mayor Norris Poulson with a scathing reply. For young Viktor Sukhodrev, the interpreter, it was a nightmare.
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