How the USSR Tried to Join NATO! (18.5.2022)

When applying for membership in NATO, the new Soviet leadership counted not least on the softening of the international situation after the death of Joseph Stalin. However, the leader of the peoples himself tried, if not to make friends with the West, then at least to show such a desire. Back in early 1949, USSR Foreign Minister Andrei Vyshinsky, through the mediation of the British Communist Party, sent a note to London with a proposal to discuss Moscow’s participation in the organization – the ideological predecessor of NATO – the ‘Western European Union’ (which would morph into the ‘European Union’ which today supports Neo-Nazism in the Ukraine). The negative answer allowed Stalin to describe this bloc as “undermining the UN “.

Paul Robeson: Sings the ‘Anthem of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR)’ – [1949]

As Russian soldiers once again lead the world in the fight against fascism and neo-Nazism (in the Ukraine) – it is apt to publish Paul Robeson’s rendering of the ‘Soviet National Anthem’ written in 1944 (as the Soviet Red Army marched triumphantly toward Hitler’s Berlin) and recorded by Robeson in 1949! Today, Germany is still on the side of Neo-Nazism and compared to the 1940s – the US and UK have performed an ‘about-face’ -and our now supporting the Neo-Nazis our grandfathers once fought against!

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