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October 2, 1989 | From Reuters
A senior adviser to Soviet President Mikhail S. Gorbachev said Sunday that East Germany made the right decision in letting East German refugees go to the West. "I believe the leadership in East Germany made the correct decision, in the interests of the people and of the state," said Valentin M. Falin, who advises Gorbachev on German affairs. Thousands of East Germans arrived on special trains in West Germany from Prague and Warsaw on Sunday.
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October 2, 1989 | From Reuters
A senior adviser to Soviet President Mikhail S. Gorbachev said Sunday that East Germany made the right decision in letting East German refugees go to the West. "I believe the leadership in East Germany made the correct decision, in the interests of the people and of the state," said Valentin M. Falin, who advises Gorbachev on German affairs. Thousands of East Germans arrived on special trains in West Germany from Prague and Warsaw on Sunday.
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October 21, 1988 | MICHAEL PARKS, Times Staff Writer
A veteran Soviet diplomat and historian who recently sought to prove that the United States had started the Cold War in an attempt to dominate the world has been named to a key Communist Party foreign policy post, the government announced Thursday. Valentin M. Falin, chairman of the Novosti press agency and former ambassador to West Germany, was appointed chief of the party's International Department after the recent realignment of the Kremlin leadership. Falin, 62, replaces Anatoly F.
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October 29, 1988 | MICHAEL PARKS, Times Staff Writer
Anatoly F. Dobrynin, a former Soviet ambassador to the United States, was named Friday as a foreign policy adviser to President Mikhail S. Gorbachev only a month after being abruptly retired in a realignment of the Kremlin leadership. Dobrynin, 68, who returned in 1986 from 24 years in Washington, was credited with a major role in shaping Gorbachev's approach to foreign policy, particularly in formulating the breakthroughs in Soviet relations with the United States.
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October 29, 1988 | MICHAEL PARKS, Times Staff Writer
Anatoly F. Dobrynin, a former Soviet ambassador to the United States, was named Friday as a foreign policy adviser to President Mikhail S. Gorbachev only a month after being abruptly retired in a realignment of the Kremlin leadership. Dobrynin, 68, who returned in 1986 from 24 years in Washington, was credited with a major role in shaping Gorbachev's approach to foreign policy, particularly in formulating the breakthroughs in Soviet relations with the United States.
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February 17, 1990 | Reuters
More than 26 million Soviet people died in World War II, a senior Kremlin official said here Friday. The figure is 6 million more than previously assumed. Moscow had never made the number public. Valentin M. Falin, an adviser to President Mikhail S. Gorbachev, made the statement at a meeting.
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August 30, 1986 | Associated Press
A senior official said Friday that the limited Soviet withdrawal from Afghanistan will involve 8,000 soldiers and will begin this fall. Further limited pullouts "are not excluded" by the Kremlin, said Valentin M. Falin, chairman of the government news agency Novosti, but he declined to say when they might be carried out.
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September 15, 1987 | Associated Press
Kremlin officials will decide in a few weeks whether to pardon pilot Mathias Rust from his four-year sentence in a labor camp, a Soviet editor was quoted Monday as saying. Valentin M. Falin, director of the official Soviet news agency Novosti, said in an interview with the West German pictoral magazine Quick that the requested pardon by Rust's parents will be "politely and benevolently examined" by Soviet officials "within the next month."
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May 31, 1986 | WILLIAM TUOHY, Times Staff Writer
A senior Soviet official declared here Friday that he doubts that a summit between President Reagan and Soviet leader Mikhail S. Gorbachev will take place as planned this year unless the United States changes its arms control policies. Valentin M. Falin, chief of the Novosti news agency, told a news conference that the Reagan Administration's apparent decision to abandon the SALT II agreement would decrease the chances of second meeting between the two leaders.
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August 27, 1987 | From Times Wire Services
The Soviet media said West German Chancellor Helmut Kohl's offer Wednesday to scrap 72 Pershing 1-A missiles if the superpowers reach an arms accord was hedged with conditions, but later reports called it "a step forward." Tass, the official Soviet news agency, at first criticized the West German offer as containing "preconditions," but Radio Moscow later said Kohl's offer merited careful study.
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October 21, 1988 | MICHAEL PARKS, Times Staff Writer
A veteran Soviet diplomat and historian who recently sought to prove that the United States had started the Cold War in an attempt to dominate the world has been named to a key Communist Party foreign policy post, the government announced Thursday. Valentin M. Falin, chairman of the Novosti press agency and former ambassador to West Germany, was appointed chief of the party's International Department after the recent realignment of the Kremlin leadership. Falin, 62, replaces Anatoly F.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 11, 1987
As any serious student of Soviet affairs will tell you, the jury is still out on Soviet leader Mikhail S. Gorbachev's much-ballyhooed policy of glasnost , or openness, in discussing problems facing the Soviet Union. There is a promising, though still limited, new willingness to allow open discussion of internal problems. But Soviet propagandists have plainly not abandoned their dirty tricks in dealing with the outside world. Charles Z. Wick, director of the U.S.
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July 9, 1987 | WILLIAM J. EATON, Times Staff Writer
The case of a young West German aviator imprisoned by the Soviets was raised at top-level talks with Soviet leader Mikhail S. Gorbachev, West German President Richard von Weizsaecker said Wednesday. But Von Weizsaecker would disclose no details on the conversation about 19-year-old Mathias Rust, who penetrated Soviet airspace and landed in Moscow's Red Square last May 28, on grounds that discussing the case publicly might hurt chances of resolving it.
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