Article from ROAPE Volume 28 Number 90
War in Angola: Soviet Dimension
This article addresses the political and military relationship between the Soviet Union and Angola between 1961 and 1991. It examines some of the problems between the two countries and is based on newly available archival material and interviews. Soviet policy towards Southern Africa and Angola has been the subject of a lot of academic research in the West, especially during the 'Cold War', yet many aspects remain controversial and contested.