ZA COM MR-AAO-302
Soviet Afro-Asian Solidarity Committee : [Part 2]
- 1956-01-01 - 1992-12-31 (Accumulation)
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The State Archives of the Russian Federation holds the archive of the Committee. Website in Russian only. Please contact the holding institution for details on the archive.
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The SKSSAA was the state organisation through which a lot of the Soviet support to the liberation movements was channelled. SKSSAA was active internationally in the struggle against apartheid in South Africa. SKSSAA provided the African National Congress in exile with material resources, such as food, clothes and vehicles. The SKSSAA and other Soviet NGOs received South Africans in need of medical treatment, and arranged stays for them at Soviet hospitals. The organisation also coordinated activities for South African students in the Soviet Union. In 1992 the organisation was renamed Society of Afro-Asian Peoples' Solidarity and Co-operation.
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In 1992 the organisation was renamed Society of Afro-Asian Peoples' Solidarity and Co-operation. It is not clear whether it still exists.