Britain's position in the world - Anglo-Russian relations


Peaceful co-existence

The new soviet leader Khrushchev initiated the policy pf 'peaceful co-existence' with the West.

  • In October 1955, the British and Russian navies exchanged goodwill visits.
  • Khrushchev visited Britain in April 1956.
  • Macmillan went to Moscow in Feb 1959.

But these signs of a thaw in relations did not fundamentally change the mutual hostility between Britain and the USSR.

60s AND 70s

As Britain withdrew from its…


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