Disinfo: Mikhail Sholokhov received Nobel Prize for literature because of the…

Summary

Mikhail Sholokhov received Nobel Prize for literature because of the fact that the West was afraid of Soviet intercontinental ballistic missiles.

Disproof

The Nobel Prize for literature is awarded for achievements in literature, not for nuclear weapons.

publication/media

  • Reported in: Issue 37
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 26/08/2016
  • Country: USSR
  • Keywords: West, Historical revisionism

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