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Revolution and Integration in Soviet International Diplomacy, 1917-1991

Stephen White and Stephen Revell
Review of International Studies
Vol. 25, No. 4 (Oct., 1999), pp. 641-654
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/20097626
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Abstract

In spite of its initial rejection of the international system, the USSR became increasingly involved in diplomatic relations with the other--largely capitalist--powers. The intensity of diplomatic activity increased from the Khrushchev years, not only in relation to other states but also to international bodies and conventions. There was a comparable change, in the later wartime years and under Khrushchev, in the proportion of foreign states with which the USSR sustained relations; by the end of the Soviet period, in 1991, there were diplomatic relations with 85 per cent of the members of the international community. This evidence supports the thesis that outcast states will tend to become 'socialised' into a more cooperative relationship with their counterparts; it also suggests that the USSR had become a largely 'normal' participant in the international system before the end of communist rule.

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