Brezhnev1 [brezh′nef, brezh′nev]
Leonid I(lyich) [lā ō̂ nēd′] 1906-82; general secretary of the Communist Party of the U.S.S.R. (1964-82)
Brezhnev2 [brezh′nef, brezhnev]

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  • Brezhnev, Leonid Ilyich — (1911–1982)    As Nikita Khrushchev’s deputy and later as general secretary of the Communist Party from 1964 until his death in 1982, Brezhnev artfully used the KGB to secure his position. In the end, however, the KGB brought him down and… …   Historical dictionary of Russian and Soviet Intelligence

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  • Brezhnev, Leonid Ilyich — (1906–1982)    Brezhnev was a crucial figure in the leadership of the Soviet Union from 1964 when he became first secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union, until his death in 1982, and was the central figure in the Soviet leadership… …   Historical dictionary of Marxism

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