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Comprehension
4a Choose two phrases from the text which show that Izvestiya thinks that the alliance between Britain, the USA and USSR is strong.
4b List two areas where the Allies all agreed.
4c Is there any evidence in this report that the Allies disagreed on any issues?

Analysis and Interpretation
4d This source is a translation by a British official of a Soviet newspaper. Does that affect your view of its reliability? Explain your answer.
4e Source 3 said that the reports of the Teheran Conference showed a new warmth and interest in the USSR towards their allies. Does this source support the official's interpretation of the mood of the USSR?

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The reaction of the Soviet newspaper Izvestiya to the Teheran Conference in November 1943. The translation was by British officials and was put into a report sent back to the Foreign Office in London.

The reaction of the Soviet newspaper Izvestiya to the Teheran Conference in November 1943. The translation was by British officials and was put into a report sent back to the Foreign Office in London.