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Brezhnev Remembered


Brezhnev Remembered

Leonid Brezhnev (left) with Andrei Gromyko (center) and Konstantin Chernenko at an international conference in Helsinki in 1975 (TASS)

LOOKING BACK. December 19 marks the 100th anniversary of the birth of former Soviet leader Leonid Brezhnev. People throughout the former Soviet Union are reflecting on the long years of his rule (1964-82)....(more)


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Listen to the Soviet announcement of Brezhnev's death on November 10, 1982 (about two minutes in Russian):
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Listen to Leonid Brezhnev, speaking on the occasion of the 60th anniversary of the Bolshevik Revolution in 1977 (about 4 1/2 minutes, in Russian):
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