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

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Peter Firth and Alexandra Pigg filming a scene for Letter to Brezhnev, on location in Liverpool, on October, 1985
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.
Needless to say, Assad and Nasrallah possess the same wealth of ideological jargon that Brezhnev had, for example in warning against conspiracies and evil plots that will affect everyone, and which justify Syrian intervention in Lebanon and now Lebanese intervention in Syria.
Moscow officials said Brezhnev died of a heart attack or stroke.
1986: Russian president Mikhail Gorbachev blamed predecessor Leonid Brezhnev for years of stagnation and vowed to implement radical reforms.
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.
At least that's what I thought--as a young child--when Soviet leader Leonid Brezhnev appeared on TV Just like Denis Healey, the avuncular, charming and eminently popular UK Labour chancellor of the exchequer of the day, Brezhnev seemed a cuddly teddy bear.
Two hundred London cabs featuring some of the most iconic murals from Berlin's East Side Gallery including the famous kiss between Leonid Brezhnev and Erich Honecker will for four weeks draw attention to Germany as a vibrant and modern travel destination with the slogan "Post-Wall Germany 20 years on.
1964-68: Cuba's growing tensions and conflicts with Soviet leadership under Nikita Khrushchev and early years of Leonid Brezhnev.
This evidence coincides with the release of Reagan's diaries and his correspondence with Leonid Brezhnev, Yuri Andropov, and Konstantin Chernenko, in which one finds the fiercely anticommunist American president determined from the very start to negotiate with his adversaries in the hope of transcending the Cold War.
1968: Soviet leader Leonid Brezhnev issues the Brezhnev Doctrine.