Created: 7/5/1986

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USSR-AFRICA: Disinformation Activities.


ATigabeTasaDproved plans to release on Ihe eve of the Nonaligned summit next month In Harare "proof"S-South African plot to assassinate him. Zimbabwe's security service recently received an apparent Soviet forgery alleging US-South African complicityumber of issues. Meanwhile, an Indian newspaper often used by Moscow for disinformation has reported thattheUS^cting through Pretoria, may try to sabotage the summit. J

Comment: There Is no direct evidence the Soviets are behind the assassination plot story, but they have long tried lo encourage Mugabe's suspicions of US intentions in southern Africa. They have

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