The FBI told about the fears of the Soviet Union after Kennedy’s assassination

John Kennedy

The Soviet intelligence services and the leadership initially perceived the assassination of U.S. President John Kennedy as a right-wing conspiracy aimed at increasing tensions in relations with Moscow, and even at the beginning of a nuclear war. This is stated in one of the FBI documents, released yesterday, reports The Guardian.

It is reported that in the Soviet Union feared that “the lack of leadership, some irresponsible General can launch a rocket in the USSR.” The paper noted that the murder of the occupant of the White house led Moscow into a state of high anxiety. “Lee Harvey Oswald — neurotic maniac, nor disloyal to their own country, and to anything whatsoever” — the newspaper notes.

According to the FBI, in Moscow believed that the incident might push the United States to suspend negotiations with the Soviet Union.

On 26 October, us President, Donald trump has signed a Memorandum of publication is almost 3 thousand previously unknown documents about the murder of the 35th President John Kennedy. The current occupant of the White house stressed that will be published all the documents. The reason is the request of the Federal agencies and departments to give them time till 26 APR 2018 for additional familiarization with the materials.

John Kennedy led US a little over two years and was mortally wounded during a trip to Dallas November 22, 1963. According to the official version, his killer was a loner named Lee Harvey Oswald who shot the President from a sniper rifle from a distance. The circumstances of the death of the President are still controversial.