Definition of Leonid brezhnev
1. Noun. Soviet statesman who became president of the Soviet Union (1906-1982).
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Literary usage of Leonid brezhnev
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1. Lenin's Legacy: The Story of the Cpsu by Robert G. Wesson (1978)
"... succession was settled on leonid brezhnev. LEONID ILICH BREZHNEV The man who has headed the party longer than anyone else except Lenin and Stalin was ..."
2. China's War With Vietnam, 1979: Issues, Decisions, and Implications by King C. Chen (1987)
"Although leonid brezhnev stressed that the Soviet Union is not only a European ... Immediately after the proposal was made by leonid brezhnev in June 1969, ..."
3. In Search of Poland: The Superpowers' Response to Solidarity, 1980-1989 by Arthur R. Rachwald (1990)
"For this reason, Poland received the personal "assurance of leonid brezhnev .. . that the Soviet Union will continue to give Poland all possible aid for ..."
4. Setup: What the Air Force Did in Vietnam and Why by Earl H. Tilford, Jr. (1991)
"Bombing and Diplomacy During their talks with Soviet Premier leonid brezhnev in May, Kissinger and Nixon offered Hanoi, through the Soviets, a new framework ..."
5. Foreign Policies of the Soviet Union by Richard Felix Staar (1991)
"(On 8 July 1989, however, this writer saw a Soviet cruise ship named the Leonid Brezhnev at the port of Leningrad.) In December 1989, Brezhnev, ..."
6. The Latvians: A Short History by Andrejs Plakans (1995)
"... as first secretary of the CPSU and as premier; he was replaced in the party position by leonid brezhnev and in the premiership by Aleksei N. Kosygin. ..."
7. National Negotiating Styles edited by Hans Binnendijk (1987)
"The key Soviet leader since Stalin, leonid brezhnev, preferred that decisions of the Politburo be taken by consensus. ..."