From Ideological Foe to Uncertain Friend: Soviet Relations with Taiwan, 1943-82

  title={From Ideological Foe to Uncertain Friend: Soviet Relations with Taiwan, 1943-82},
  author={Michael B. Share},
  journal={Cold War History},
  pages={1 - 34}
  • M. Share
  • Published 1 January 2003
  • Sociology
  • Cold War History
Based primarily upon newly available Soviet sources, this article examines Soviet-Taiwanese ties from 1943 until 1982, focusing upon the issues of United Nations membership and the 'two Chinas' question; the impact of the Sino-Soviet dispute on Taiwanese-Soviet relations; and the effect of the normalization of relations between the People's Republic of China and the United States in the 1970s on Soviet-Taiwanese relations. Until the Cold War ended, the need to maintain international communist… 
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