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    Georgi Malenkov holds a farewell press conference before returning to Soviet Union.

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    Soviet Embassy, Kensington, London.

    LV. Georgi Malenkov, Soviet Commissar for Power Stations, arriving inside the press room with Soviet Ambassador Mr Jacob Malik to attend the press conference. SCU. Malenkov and Malik at table smiling. SV. Malenkov seated at table speaking in Russian, & CU. CU. Malenkov - the interpreter speaks in English: "We have enjoyed our stay here, we hope that we have left a good impression here... warm and friendly welcome wherever we went". CU. Malenkov speaking in Russian. He finishes speaking and the interpreter starts to speak: "There may be some persons who do not like the growing contacts between our two countries and peoples. However, we realise that it is a small flock that has no black sheep and we trust that the voice of the black sheep does not reflect the true feelings of the people." SV. Member of the press asking question about the relationship between Malenkov and Nikita Kruschev is he related by marriage to Mr Kruschev. SV. Malenkov speaking in Russian. He finishes speaking, and the interpreter starts to speak immediately: "Well I can satisfy his curiosity by saying I am no relation by marriage to my great friend Mr Kruschev." SV. Malenkov speaking in Russian. He finishes speaking and the interpreter says: "Well naturally we take great importance to the question of peaceful competition. Well naturally we would like to win this competition and I believe this will happen within a hundred years from now." This is reply to a question put earlier about who Mr Malenkov believes will win the competition in the next hundred years, provided that there were no wars in that period.

    (Lav.) (Orig.I.)

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Black & White
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    01:55:18:00 / 01:57:37:00

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