necessary to reach agreements with the Americans while
maintaining the security of the Soviet Union in the traditional
sense of this term. But very soon, however, a "new political
thinking" began to offer quite a different definition of "security,"
although the way to this new understanding was not an easy one.
In the meantime, the new Soviet leadership faced a number of
challenges, one of which was the Krasnoyarsk radar station.
The Defense and Space Talks (DST) in American
terminology or the Group on Space Arms according to the Soviet Side.
The Soviets were willing to call it DST in unofficial exchanges, as they
have several times here. This does not in any way diminish their
emphasis on the supposed "space-strike" agenda. U.S. Ed.
Literally a direction or axis; in this case, each of the three
components of NST was a napravleniye. U.S. Ed.
Questia, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning. www.questia.com
Book title: The Big Five:Arms Control Decision-Making in the Soviet Union.
Contributors: Aleksandr' G. Savel'Yev - Author, Nikolay N. Detinov - Author, Dmitriy Trenin - Translator, Gregory Varhall - Editor.
Publisher: Praeger Publishers.
Place of publication: Westport, CT.
Publication year: 1995.
Page number: 94.
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