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Freedom to the people of Chile!
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Freedom to the people of Chile!

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The Chilean coup d'etat (army coup) of 1973 was a watershed event in the history of Chile and the Soviet-American Cold War. On 11 September 1973, the government of President Salvador Allende was overthrown. The US backed military junta took control of the government, comprised of the heads of the Air Force, Navy, Chilean police force and the Army lead by General Augusto Pinochet. General Pinochet assumed power and ended Allende's democratically elected Popular Unity government. After the coup Pinochet established a military government marked by severe human rights violations that ruled Chile until 1990.
The KGB and the Cuban Intelligence Directorate launched a disinformation campaign following the coup. It is reported that Salvador Allende had a long-lasting relationship with the KGB and the Cuban packages scandal had revealed arms smuggling from Cuba...learn more


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