Brezhnev


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Brezhnev

Leonid Ilyich . 1906--82, Soviet statesman; president of the Soviet Union (1977--82); general secretary of the Soviet Communist Party (1964--82)
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we head the two most powerful nations and, while we will naturally in negotiations have some differences, it is essential that those two nations, where possible, work together,'' Nixon told Brezhnev.
However, the major difference between the two doctrines - Brezhnev and Assad-Nasrallah's - is that the former justified the intervention of the center in the periphery, while the latter are engineering an intervention by the periphery in the center.
Other wild rumors were that Gagarin was drunk while piloting the aircraft; or that Brezhnev somehow staged the crash because he was jealous of Gagarin's immense popularity.
They also accuse him of blind economic policies similar to the years of stagnation under Brezhnev.
Brezhnev had taken a personal liking to Carter at Vienna in 1979, placing his arm on the American president's shoulder as he descended the steps from their summit and then embracing him warmly (Leffler 2007, 317), but by the latter's "reelection campaign Moscow so distrusted Carter that it could not bring itself to support him even against Ronald Reagan" (Dobrynin 1995, 455).
In 1975 the ship's political officer, Valery Sablin, the third-ranking officer in the Soviet naval hierarchy at the time, had become so disillusioned with the party and Premier Leonid Brezhnev in particular that he decided to launch a revolution from within by sailing the Storozhevoy into the Baltic and broadcasting a manifesto to persuade the Soviet populace to overthrow or change the regime.
The video for which 1984 number one featured Reagan and Brezhnev lookalikes?
Letter To Brezhnev star Margi Clark now resembles Leonid Brezhnev.
Rafael Kubelik and Yehudi Menuhin sent an open letter to the Soviet leader Leonid Brezhnev in July 1979, demanding their release.
She knew it from long ago--from the company's scary tour in 1962, at the height of the Cuban missile crisis, and from its return visit in 1972, in bleak Brezhnev times.
Among them is a four-page letter to Soviet leader Leonid Brezhnev that was written in 1981 while Reagan was recovering from an assassination attempt.