On the 1947 Soviet Vote in the UN regarding Palestine’s Partition

While the USSR voted for the resolution that resulted in the partition of Palestine, it did not pursue the partition of Palestine as its real goal. It supported the UN resolution in order to expel the British colonists from Palestinian territories. The Soviet opposition to the British presence in the Levant, however, gave the Soviets no delusions about the American imperialists represented in Palestine by Israel’s regime.