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Остановить гонку вооружений
New Stockholm Appeal : stop the arms race

The Stockholm Appeal was an anti-nuclear war initiative of the Soviet backed World Peace Council, initiated in 1950. This was dismissed by Western governments as a propaganda exercise. The New Stockholm Appeal was an updated initiative begun in 1975. This poster depicting of an army of hands signing a document entitled 'New Stockholm Agreement', which morphs into a wall blocking the advance of a group of caricatured Western capitalists and imperialists. The Cyrillic title at bottom reads: 'Stop Armaments Race!' The printed signature of artist M. Abramov appears beneath the illustration at right. Texts in Russia on poster.

Author / Creator Abramov, Mark Alexandrovich
Format 1 poster : color ; 88 x 58 cm
Publisher [Plakat Publishing House]
Year 1976
Language Russian
HKBU Library collection Propaganda Art Collection
Work type Poster
Category Other countries
Keyword(s) Disarmament Peace Soviet Union
Library record View the record in HKBU library catalogue
Copyrighted CC BY-NC 4.0

Cite this image as: Abramov, Mark Alexandrovich, "Остановить гонку вооружений", in Hong Kong Baptist University Library Art Collections, accessed 25/07/2024,

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