Stalin, the Pact with Nazi Germany, and the Origins of Postwar Soviet Diplomatic Historiography

@article{Roberts2002StalinTP,
  title={Stalin, the Pact with Nazi Germany, and the Origins of Postwar Soviet Diplomatic Historiography},
  author={Geoffrey K. Roberts},
  journal={Journal of Cold War Studies},
  year={2002},
  volume={4},
  pages={93-103}
}
Recently released files from the collection (fond) of Josif Stalin's papers in the former Central Party Archive in Moscow have shed new light on the development of postwar S viet diplomatic historiography, particularly in relation to Stalin's personal role in framing the official rationale and justification for the Nazis viet pact of 19391941. This episode gave rise to a policy of archivebased publications in the mid 1950s and pr vided the foundation for later Soviet (and posts viet) treatments… 
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