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Soviet statesman who became president of the Soviet Union (1906-1982)

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So, was that train in which Lenin, Stalin, Khrushchev and Brezhnev were seated really moving?
Now, more than 30 years on, Letter to Brezhnev will be released by the BFI (British Film Institute) on Blu-ray (for the first time) and DVD in a Dual Format Edition (both discs in one box) on April 24.
Intempestivo e imprevisible, Brezhnev detuvo el paso y observo al fondo la obra de Portocarrero.
Perhaps more accurately described as Brezhnev's work notes or work logs, these relatively unknown and heretofore little-used documents are of enormous historical significance, despite their intermittent and at times laconic or ambiguous nature, because they provide unique insight into what issues Brezhnev deemed important--even if they do not always tell us what he thought about them--and because they chronicle how he spent his time.
Nixon and Brezhnev met one-on-one with only an interpreter present for an hour on June 18 and chatted about personal topics, including their families.
After the Soviet invasion of Czechoslovakia in 1968, the so-called Brezhnev Doctrine came to light, following a famous speech delivered by then Soviet leader Leonid Brezhnev in which he said, "When forces that are hostile to socialism try to turn the development of some socialist country towards capitalism, it becomes not only a problem of the country concerned, but a common problem and concern of all socialist countries.
PRESIDENT Leonid Ilich Brezhnev of Russia, chief architect of the rise and fall of detente, has died at the age of 75 ending an 18-year rule of the most powerful Communist state in the world.
Khrushchev was deposed in a 1964 coup led by Leonid Brezhnev, a protege, and aided by Mikhail Suslov, a proto-Stalinist, In the 1960's, the Politburo was divided between Brezhnev's faction and Suslov's.
1906: Leonid Brezhnev, Soviet president 1977-1982, was born in the Ukraine.
Who succeeded Leonid Brezhnev as the Soviet Union's Communist Party general secretary in 1982?
1979: Leaders agree arms reduction treaty United States President Jimmy Carter, right, and Soviet leader Leonid Brezhnev sign Salt II, the first arms-reduction treaty between the two super powers.
The document, from November 1968, was classified as "absolutely secret" and was signed off by Communist Party chief, Leonid Brezhnev.
One activist held a big caricature picture of Putin kissing Soviet leader Leonid Brezhnev.
David King's coffee-table-sized collection of arresting propaganda posters peters out long before the Leonid Brezhnev era, which, King rightly notes, "was generally as dull and sluggish on the visual front as it was politically.