Manchester and Leningrad: from fraternal allies to partner cities

Catherine J. Danks
2016 Vestnik of Saint Petersburg University History  
MANCHESTER AND LENINGRAD: FROM FRATERNAL ALLIES TO PARTNER CITIES This article examines the processes that culminated in the signing of an Agreement of Friendship between Manchester and Leningrad in 1962. The signing of such an agreement is both a civic level action expressing the aspirations of ordinary people and politicians within the two cities, but it must be placed within the context of developments in intergovernmental relations. This article examines the key actors in this process, the
more » ... rganisation of the process as well as the local, national and international factors that influenced it. Refs 50.
doi:10.21638/11701/spbu02.2016.417 fatcat:yy4k3zcrebelbnec2ty4xqy73i