Princess Ashraf Visits USSR's Leonid Brezhnev (1960's)


Princess Ashraf Visits USSR's Leonid Brezhnev (1960's)
by Darius Kadivar

Official State Visit of Imperial Iran's Princess Ashraf ( the Shah's twin Sister) to the Soviet Union, greeted by Leonid Brezhnev. Silent Footage from the British Pathé News Archives.

British Pathe News Footage



Various shots of the sister of Shah of Iran in Moscow. She arrives into a hall and shakes hands with several dignitaries including Leonid Brezhnev. Various shots of the men and women seated at large table talking. Various quite dark shots, of Shah's sister laying a large wreath at memorial in Moscow, Kremlin is seen in background.

Photo Caption: Princess Ashraf Pahlavi during her visit to the USSR and meeting with the head of administrative body, Leonid Brezhnev: 1. Tahmures Adamiyat (Iranian ambasador to Russia), 2. Ashraf Pahlavi, 3. Leonid Brezhnev, 4. Ali Izadi


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Scene from a Russian Film depicting historical visit of Persian Ambassador to the Tzarist Court:

Scene depicts Grand son of Qajar Shahanshah, Fath Ali Shah, in St. Petersburg apologizing to the Tzar for the murder of Griboyedov in Russian Embassy in Tehran by an angry mob.

Beatles: Back In the USSR:

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Kamran Ramyar

Who authorized this Pahlavi

by Kamran Ramyar on

Who authorized this Pahlavi whore to represent Iran in Kremlin?  Whose bright idea was it? I am sure Russins got a big laugh out of this one!


Qu'est-ce que vous dites?

by پندارنیک on

No mention of the mink coat?

Darius Kadivar

Simorgh5555 You know why You are being flagged ...

by Darius Kadivar on

I won't repeat the reasons which have nothing to do with your comment.




Darius Kadivar

Mammad aka Muhamad Sahimi do you have evidence for your claims?

by Darius Kadivar on

Look forward to your indisputable evidences of Princess Ashraf's alleged corruption ...

My Purpose is to offer a Historical perspective and documents of interest in relation to the past. If you have a problem with it why don't you post yours ? deemed more important in YOUR View ... Whose Stopping you ? I'm always interested to learn from you or others who wish to contradict me or do not share my outlook or interpretation of a past that belongs to everyone, and not me or you in particular.

as for the Dynasty it is far from extinct:


La Princess Noor Un Cœur à Prendre by DK


And I don't think that it is a secret that Yes I look forward to seeing the Monarchy Restored !


pictory: Bakhtiar Denounces Bazargan's Provisionary Government in exile (1979)


RESTORATION: Shapour Bakhtiar advocates Restoring the Monarchy



In replacement of your Far more Corrupt and unappealing Republic:


Millionaire Mullahs -



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Yours Truly,


A Mohareb Constitutionalist Monarchist and Proud to be one !








Why is this important?

by Mammad on

Ashraf was the most corrupt member of the Pahlavi dynasty. If your point is to promote monarchy by posting their past, there are better people than this most corrupt member of a nearly extinct dynasty.


Darius Kadivar

Special Note to ADMIN

by Darius Kadivar on

Wasn't able to Embed the British Pathé Link. If you can please do.

Thanks in advance.

Appreciated !