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In Ukraine Crisis, the Looming Threat of a New Cold War

By Anton Troianovski

19 Feb 2022 · 6 min read

MOSCOW — Vladimir Pozner was an English-language Soviet propaganda editor in Moscow in 1962, a job that gave him rare access to U.S. newspapers and magazines. That allowed him to follow the Cuban missile crisis outside the Soviet media filter and sense a world at the brink of war.

Pozner, a longtime Russian television journalist, said he now feels something similar.

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