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American Committee for the Liberation of the Peoples of Russia

The American Committee for the Liberation of the Peoples of Russia (ACLPR, AMCOMLIB), also known as the American Committee for Liberation from Bolshevism, was an American anti-communist organization founded in 1950[1] which worked for the liberation of Russia from Communism. It was a part of CIA project QKACTIVE.[2]

Mikola Abramchyk was the representative of a coordinating committee of non-Russian organizations representing six nationalities (Ukrainians, Georgians, Azeris, North Caucasians, Armenians, and Belarusians), which was founded in Europe to represent non-Russian groups willing to associate themselves with AMCOMLIB.[2]

ALCPR founded in 1953 the anti-communist broadcaster Radio Liberation, later known as Radio Liberty. It was based in Lampertheim in Hesse, Germany, and broadcast Russian-language propaganda programmes into Russia. The broadcaster received funding from the U.S. Congress. Soviet authorities attempted to jam their broadcasts. In 1973–1976, Radio Liberty was merged with Radio Free Europe, based in the English Garden in Munich. In 1995 the station Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) moved to Wenceslas Square in Prague.

It published its own quarterly Problems of the Peoples of the USSR (Munich; 1958–1966).

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  1. ^ Prados, John (2006). Safe for Democracy: The Secret Wars of the CIA. Ivan R. Dee. p. 48. ISBN 9781615780112.
  2. ^ a b "AMCOMLIB" (PDF). The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration.