Oil and the Deterioration of Soviet-Iranian Relations in the Early Phases of the Cold War: 1940-1950

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The article deals with the question of the deterioration of Soviet-Iranian relations, the role Iranian oil played in this trend in the beginning of the «cold war» and US involvement in Iran. The author contends that Soviet claims to oil concessions in Northern Iran triggered the movement for the nationalization of the oil industry led by M. Mosaddegh.

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A A Kocheshkov

Moscow state university

Кафедра истории стран Ближнего и Среднего Востока; Институт стран Азии и Африки МГУ им. М.В. Ломоносова; Moscow state university


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