Ivan Maisky, Churchill's Favorite Soviet Ambassador

Flag of the Soviet Union. Wikimedia Commons/Ericmetro

He tried to ally with England to stop Hitler.

Issue: July-August 2016

Gabriel Gorodetsky, ed., The Maisky Diaries: Red Ambassador to the Court of St. James’s, 1932–1943 (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2015), 584 pp., $40.00.

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