Bridget Kendall – Cold War BBC Moscow Correspondent 1989 – 1995


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Today we have James taking the helm again with a fascinating chat with Bridget Kendall, the BBC’s Moscow correspondent from 1989 to 1995 when she was witness to the power struggles in the Soviet Communist party as Mikhail Gorbachev tried to introduce reform.

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So back to today’s episode. I’m delighted to welcome back James and his Cold War Conversation with Bridget Kendall.

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