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  Andrei Gromyko - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Andrei Andreyevitch Gromyko (Андре́й Андре́евич Громы́ко) (July 18 (July 5, Old Style), 1909 July 2, 1989) was Minister for Foreign Affairs and Chairman of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the Soviet Union.
Gromyko was minister of foreign affairs from 1957 until 1985, when he was replaced as foreign minister by Eduard Shevardnadze.
Gromyko entered the Politburo in 1973, eventually becoming chairman of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet in 1985.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Andrei_Gromyko   (409 words)

 AllRefer.com - Andrei Andreyevich Gromyko (Russian, Soviet, And CIS History, Biography) - Encyclopedia
Andrei Andreyevich Gromyko, Russian, Soviet, And CIS History, Biographies
In 1956, Gromyko was elected to the central committee of the Communist party.
He became foreign minister in 1957, maintaining his position until 1985 despite changes in the leadership in the USSR and in foreign policy.
reference.allrefer.com /encyclopedia/G/Gromyko.html   (310 words)

 CNN Cold War - Profile: Andrei Gromyko
Born July 6, 1909, in Belarus, Gromyko graduated with a master's degree from the Minsk Institute of Economics (1934) and lectured at the Soviet Academy of Sciences (1936-1939).
After Stalin's death, Gromyko returned to Moscow, resumed his position as first deputy foreign minister, became a full member of the Central Committee in 1956 and was appointed Soviet foreign minister in 1957.
Gromyko was a skilled negotiator and a knowledgeable politician and diplomat.
edition.cnn.com /SPECIALS/cold.war/kbank/profiles/gromyko   (406 words)

 CNN - Cold War   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
On July 2, 1985, after 28 years as Soviet foreign minister, Andrei Gromyko was appointed to the mostly ceremonial post of chairman of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet.
Gromyko was one of the most visible Soviet officials during the Cold War.
Gromyko also headed the Soviet negotiating team that worked out a partial nuclear test ban treaty with Great Britain and the United States in 1963.
edition.cnn.com /SPECIALS/cold.war/1998/07/01/then.now   (182 words)

 Andrei Gromyko - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Andrei Andreyevitch Gromyko (Андре́й Андре́евич Громы́ко) (July 18 (July 5, Old Style), 1909 – July 2, 1989) was foreign minister and chairman of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the Soviet Union.
He was born in the village of Staryja Hramyki, Raion, Minsk Guberniya (Imperial Russia) - (now Homyel voblast, Belarus)-, into a peasant family.
No) or Comrade Nyet for his obstinate negotiating style.
www.sterlingheights.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Andrei_Gromyko   (439 words)

 Reply To Falsification Of Role Of Gromyko
In that period Andrei Andreevich Gromyko* was (since 1946) a permanent representative of the USSR in the Security Council of the UN and at the same time he was the Deputy Foreign Minister of the USSR.
Andrei Gromyko of course had preliminary discussions with Joseph Stalin, Viachlesav Molotov who was the People’s Commissar of the USSR, plus the Politiburo and CC of the CPSU of the USSR.
Gromyko was awarded with 5 Lenin Orders, plus two other highest medals that USSR could give and many citations.
www.northstarcompass.org /nsc0306/blau.htm   (651 words)

 Obituary: Andrei Gromyko   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Andrei Gromyko, 79, dour Soviet diplomat who, as Foreign Minister from 1957 to 1985, was the public face of Russian inscrutability and intransigence.
From 1943, when Stalin appointed him (at age 34) Ambassador to Washington, Gromyko was an indispensable formulator of Kremlin policy toward the U.S., dealing with nine Presidents.
He helped Stalin haggle with F.D.R. at Yalta, told John F. Kennedy there were no Soviet missiles in Cuba in 1962, and during the Brezhnev era became an architect of detente.
vikingphoenix.com /public/rongstad/bio-obit/gromyko.htm   (97 words)

 GN Online: Washington 'flouting UN charter'   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
A four-member team of Russia's leading intellectuals led by Gromyko, son of the former premier of the erstwhile Soviet Union, who planned to present a memorandum of peace to Iraqi authorities yesterday warned that the U.S. invasion of Iraq was a move to dominate the world.
While quoting extensively from the UN charter, which his father Andrei Gromyko helped put together that bans the threat of force as an instrument of coercion, he warned that any war on Iraq would create anarchy.
Gromyko, who spoke to students at Baghdad University's Political Science faculty yesterday, told his audience that his peace memorandum did not seek just to defend Iraq, but to defend other countries that could face a similar flouting of international law.
www.gulf-news.com /Articles/print.asp?ArticleID=78702   (617 words)

 Andrei Gromyko
Andrei Gromyko, the son of peasants, was born near Minsk in Russia in 1909.
In 1943 Gromyko was appointed as the Soviet ambassador in the United States.
Gromyko was no politician and I always thought really just another exceedingly able party official.
www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk /COLDgromyko.htm   (283 words)

 BBC NEWS | Europe | How Gorbachev got the top job
Gromyko junior told Mr Yakovlev that his father was tired of working at the foreign ministry and was ready to "play an initiating role at the forthcoming Politburo meeting" if, in exchange, he was given a sinecure position as chairman of the presidium of the Supreme Soviet.
According to party custom, Gromyko spoke not in his own name, but said straight away that the profile of Mr Gorbachev he was presenting was a collective opinion.
The historian Andrey Dantsev has compared the number 11 to drumsticks, beating out a signal to an era bridled and ready to go off at a gallop.
news.bbc.co.uk /2/hi/europe/4334119.stm   (792 words)

 National Review: This is the way a world ends - Andrei Gromyko, Janos Kadar, Imre Nagy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
With them, a ghastly and aberrant era in human history was being interred as well, though before it is all over tens of thousands of others will certainly die in the death throes of that monstrous mistake.
Nothing at all fazed Gromyko, not the betrayal of agreements on Poland, not Katyn forest, not the murder of Masaryk during the take-over of Czechoslovakia, not Hungary or the lurch toward nuclear war over Cuba.
In recommending Gorbachev as Party leader in 1985, Gromyko used an interesting metaphor: "Comrades, this man has a nice smile, but he has iron teeth." Gorbachev proved it shortly thereafter by stripping Gromyko of office and power and putting one of his own men in his place.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m1282/is_n14_v41/ai_7813795   (846 words)

 Product Detail   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
A nice unsigned caricature of Andrei A. Gromyko drawn by world famous Czechoslovakian caricaturist Oscar Berger.
Andrei A. Gromyko Soviet statesman and president (1985--8), born near Minsk, Belarus.
He studied agriculture and economics, and became a research scientist at the Soviet Academy of Sciences.
www.oscarberger.com /detail.asp?PRODUCT_ID=B-0271   (127 words)

 Rublev, Andrei --  Britannica Concise Encyclopedia - Your gateway to all Britannica has to offer!
or Andrei Rublyov He was trained wholly in the stylized tradition of Byzantine art, but to the more humanistic approach it had adopted by the 14th century he added a truly Russian element, a complete unworldliness that distinguishes his work from that of his predecessors and successors.
In an outstanding diplomatic career that spanned nearly a half century, Soviet foreign minister Andrei Gromyko accommodated the policies of whoever led the Communist party.
The poet and novelist Andrei Bely was a leading theorist and poet of Russian symbolism, a literary school deriving from the modernist movement in Western European art and literature and indigenous Eastern Orthodox spirituality.
concise.britannica.com /ebc/article?tocId=9377279   (745 words)

 National Review: A good time in Geneva - George P. Shultz meeting with Andrei Gromyko
When George Shultz and Andrei Gromyko finally kissed and made up in Geneva, the only real suspense was over which one would exude the greater warmth to the network cameras.
In this contest of good wills, Gromyko took second place, while Shultz came in next to last.
The Economist captured the essence of the talks in its cover photo of a dour-looking Gromyko sitting beside a poker-faced Shultz.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m1282/is_v37/ai_3636717   (634 words)

 Andrei Andreevich Gromyko Biography / Biography of Andrei Andreevich Gromyko Biography Biography
Andrei Andreevich Gromyko (1909-1989) represented the Soviet Union for many years in major international conferences after World War II, first as minister of foreign affairs and then as president of the U.S.S.R..
Andrei Gromyko was born on July 18, 1909, in a village in Belorussia, then a province in the western region of the Russian Empire.
Each Biography is written by a biographical expert or professional educator and is a complete resource on the individual.
www.bookrags.com /biography-andrei-andreevich-gromyko   (247 words)

 Untitled   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
On his death in the following year Chernenko was succeeded as general secretary by Mikhail Gorbachev and as President by Andrei Gromyko.
In late 1985 and early 1986 Gorbachev moved to consolidate his aauthority by appointing his supporters to key party and povernment posts in place of representatives of the "old guard".
The full members of the Politburo in March 1986 were Mikhail Gorbachev (g.s.), Geidar Aliev, Gen. Viktor Chebrikov, Andrei Gromyko, Dinmukhamed Kunaev, Yegor Ligachev, Nikolai Ryzhkov, Vladimir Shcherbitsky, Eduard Shevardnadze, Mikhail Solomentsev, Vitaly Vorotnikov and Lev Zaikov.
www.prop1.org /legal/873290/ex2.comm.htm   (586 words)

 AII POW-MIA - Sino-Soviet Relations
When Soviet Foreign Minister Gromyko flew secretly to Beijing shortly after the crisis began, he found that Mao was still expressing hope of “responding with force against force.”47 After hearing back from Gromyko, Khrushchev followed up on his earlier pledge to support the Chinese operation.
Gromyko was aware that the other senior members of the Soviet “party-government delegation,” led by Mikhail Suslov, were scheduled to depart for China on September 26-27, while Khrushchev and Gromyko were still in the United States.
The status of the Foreign Ministry on this issue was never quite as prominent during Andrei Gromyko’s long tenure as foreign minister (1957-1985), but the MFA’s influence did temporarily expand in 1959 on the eve of the Sino-Soviet split.
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 Andrei Chikatilo biography .ms   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Chikatilo had many fantasies of leading German captives into the woods and executing them, a fantasy that - although common of Soviet children at the time - had parallels with his murders.
Chikatilo's mother was a brutal woman, and with his father at war, the young Andrei had to share a bed with his mother.
He frequently wetted the bed, for which he was badly beaten and humiliated.
andrei-chikatilo.biography.ms   (1486 words)

 Andrei Gromyko
Soviet politician Andrei Gromyko joined the Communist Party in 1931.
In 1943, he became the Soviet Ambassador to the United States and attended all the important World War II conferences.
He continued as Foreign Minister until 1985, when Gorbachev appointed him to the ceremonial position of Soviet President.
www.multied.com /Bio/people/gromyko.html   (78 words)

 Conversation with Roy Gutman - p. 3 of 8
They wanted me to go, and it was such an important post that I said "Of course." But the Russians turned me down for a visa.
They tried to deliver a letter to Andrei Gromyko, who was then the Foreign Minister.
Gromyko wouldn't receive the letter so they published it on the wire.
globetrotter.berkeley.edu /conversations/Gutman/gutman-con3.html   (1101 words)

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A similar appraisal of Stalin's demeanor was offered by Andrei Gromyko, who claimed in his memoirs that when Stalin hosted a special dinner for Mao in February 1950, the atmosphere was "oppressive" and the two leaders "seemed personally to have nothing in common that would enable them to establish the necessary rapport."
 When Gromyko first asked Zimyanin to prepare a briefing report on China, the foreign minister knew that he would soon be accompanying Khrushchev on a two-week visit to the United States, a task that would enable him to bolster the Foreign Ministry's standing (as well as his own influence) on other issues, especially Sino-Soviet relations.
 (Gromyko, of course, also intended to make good use of his privileged access to Khrushchev during the visit to, and flight back from, the United States.
www.wilsoncenter.org /index.cfm?topic_id=1409&fuseaction=library.print_this&id=328&stoplayout=true   (16679 words)

 Helsingin Sanomat - International Edition - Foreign   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
And sure enough, along came the Soviet Foreign Minister Andrei Gromyko, who tripped and fell right into my lap", says Varvikko.
Gromyko apologised, and I said it was nothing."
The notoriously dreadful acoustics of Alvar Aalto's Finlandia Hall made their presence felt, at least obliging President Ford to listen to the opening address from Finnish President Urho Kekkonen through headphones.
www.helsinginsanomat.fi /english/article/1101980445757   (2221 words)

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Premier Joseph Stalin, President Truman, and Soviet Foreign Minister Andrei Gromyko during the Potsdam Conference.
Premier Joseph Stalin, Pavlov, President Harry S. Truman, and Soviet Foreign Minister Andrei Gromyko during the Berlin conference.
Gromyko, Andrei Andreevich, 1909-1989; Stalin, Joseph, 1879-1953; Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972
www.trumanlibrary.org /photographs/view.php?id=395   (107 words)

 Politburo - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
On other occasions, having governed as General Secretary, the party leader might assume a state office in addition.
For example, Mikhail Gorbachev initially did not hold the presidency of the Soviet Union, that office being given as an honour to former Soviet Foreign Minister Andrei Gromyko.
Stalin ruled the Soviet Union for well over a decade before assuming the governmental position of Premier of the Soviet Union during World War II.
www.eastcleveland.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Politburo   (318 words)

 Gromyko, Andrei Andreyevich
As ambassador to the USA from 1943, he took part in the Tehran, Yalta, and Potsdam conferences; as United Nations representative 1946–49, he exercised the Soviet veto 26 times.
It was Gromyko who formally nominated Mikhail Gorbachev as Communist Party leader in 1985.
Helicon Publishing is a division of Research Machines plc.
www.tiscali.co.uk /reference/encyclopaedia/hutchinson/m0004091.html   (115 words)

 The World On the Brink: John F. Kennedy and the Cuban Missile Crisis: October 18, 1962   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
President Kennedy is visited by Soviet Foreign Minister Andrei Gromyko, who asserts that Soviet aid to Cuba is purely defensive and does not represent a threat to the United States.
Kennedy, without revealing what he knows of the existence of the missiles, reads to Gromyko his public warning of September 4 that the "gravest consequences" would follow if significant Soviet offensive weapons were introduced into Cuba.
Left above: President Kennedy meets with Soviet Ambassador Andrei Gromyko in the Oval Office, but does not reveal that he is now aware of the missile build-up
www.cs.umb.edu /~rwhealan/jfk/cmc_october18.html   (155 words)

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