1988: Soviet Union-USA Death of death of U.S. Major Arthur Nicholson

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At a summit conference in Moscow, Soviet Defense Minister Dmitri Yazov apologizes to U.S. Defense Secretary Frank Carlucci for the shooting death of U.S. Major Arthur Nicholson by a Soviet sentry in 1985 in East Germany.

To: 
USA
From: 
Soviet Union
Year of Apology: 
1988
Footnote: 
“Soviets regret killing of U.S. major in 1985.” New York Times. June 15, 1988.