it was July 3, 1979 that President Carter signed the first directive for secret aid to the opponents of the pro-Soviet
regime in Kabul.
Born in northern Algeria, Belmokhtar traveled to Afghanistan in 1991 to fight with the Mujahadeen against the pro-Soviet
government following the withdrawal of Soviet Union troops.
He thought, moreover, that he will be able to create a political alternative to the pro-Soviet
Critics say the government, many of whose members hail from the pro-Soviet
KKE communist party, has deepened divisions in a society traditionally split between left and right and embraced some of the bad practices of the past.
This leaves the reader to ponder whether Fawzi himself was pro-Soviet
despite his nationalist credentials.
The successful Cuban Revolution, led by Fidel Castro from 1953 to 1959, created a new communist and pro-Soviet
regime that allowed the Soviet Union to install missiles on the island.
1988: Soviet troops began leaving Afghanistan after eight years of occupation, backing a pro-Soviet
The killing of a communist leader in early April 1978 was followed later that month by a coup carried out by members of the communist and pro-Soviet
People's Democratic Party of Afghanistan (PDPA).
The Petro Poroshenko Bloc was forecast to emerge as the leading party of what Poroshenko described on the eve of voting as "an entirely new parliament" that was "reforming, not corrupt, pro-Ukrainian and pro-European, not pro-Soviet
With this show, Onclik took us back to his teenage years, when, after the collapse of the Prague Spring, what was then still Czechoslovakia underwent a pro-Soviet
realignment process known as "normalization.
lines, socialist or capitalist, secular or religious.
The fear in the 1970s was of a pro-Soviet
or pro-Iraq coup in a small sheikhdom that might prove contagious up and down the Arab side of the gulf.