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  Nikita Khrushchev - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Khrushchev prevailed, becoming party leader on September 7 of that year, and his main rival, NKVD chief Lavrenty Beria, was executed in December.
Khrushchev became enraged and informed Sumulong that he was "kholuj i stavlennik imperializma," which was translated as "a jerk, a stooge and a lackey of imperialism," then removed one of his shoes and made a move as to bang it on the table.
Khrushchev is interred in the Novodevichy Cemetery, Moscow, Russia.
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 Nikita Khrushchev - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Nikita Sergeyevich Khrushchof (Khrushchev) (Russian: Ники́та Серге́евич Хрущёв /nʲiˈki.ta sʲerˈge.jeˌviʧ ˈxru.ʃʧʲof/ listen (♫), April 17, 1894 ;– September 11, 1971) was the leader of the Soviet Union after the death of Joseph Stalin.
In 1931 Khrushchev was transferred to Moscow and in 1935 he became 1st Secretary of the Moscow City Committee (Moscow Gorkom) of VKP(b).
With Khrushchev's amnesty programme, the ex-prisoners and their surviving relatives could now live a normal life without the infamous "wolf ticket".
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 Khrushchev, Nikita Sergeyevich
After the U.S. blockade was established, Khrushchev asked Kennedy to negotiate a settlement to the crisis; on October 28 he promptly agreed to Kennedy's proposal and withdrew the missiles, thus ending the crisis.
Khrushchev, Nikita Sergeyevich (1894-1971), Soviet Communist leader, who was first secretary of the Soviet Communist party from 1953 to 1964 and premier of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) from 1958 to 1964.
Khrushchev lost support from the KGB and the conservative members of the Communist party when he denounced Stalin, and he alienated the military by advocating defense based on nuclear weapons.
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 Nikita Khrushchev   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Khrushchev, Nikita Sergeyevich (1894-1971), was the leader of the Soviet Union from 1958 to 1964.
Khrushchev strongly criticized the cruelty of the Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin, who ruled the Soviet Union mostly by terror from 1929 to 1953.
Khrushchev's policy in dealing with Western nations was a mixture of both gestures of peace and threats.
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 Biography: Nikita Khrushchev
Khrushchev honestly believed in the superiority of Communism, and felt that it was only a matter of time before it would destroy the Capitalist system once and for all.
Khrushchev's enthusiasm for flashy gestures had not been liked by more conservative elements from the very start; many Soviets were greatly embarrassed by his antics, such as banging a shoe on the podium during a speech to the UN General Assembly.
Khrushchev never regained his prestige after the incident, and was quietly ousted two years later by opponents in the Politburo--significantly, with no bloodshed.
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 CNN Cold War - Profile: Nikita Khrushchev
Nikita Sergeyevich Khrushchev was born in 1894 to an illiterate peasant family in Kalinovka, a village near Russia's border with Ukraine.
In the 1930s Khrushchev was promoted from one political position to the next, until finally, in 1935, he became second in command of the Moscow Communist Party.
Khrushchev's advocacy of reforms contributed to a groundswell of independence movements among Soviet satellite nations in Eastern Europe.
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 Khrushchev, Nikita Sergeyevich. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
In foreign affairs Khrushchev’s announced policy, the opposite of that of Stalin, was one of “peaceful coexistence”; in the cold war.
Khrushchev’s policies at home and abroad involved him in an increasingly bitter struggle with China, whose Communist government continued to adhere to an ideology of international revolution.
International tension was created by Khrushchev’s adamant stand over Berlin, but was lessened somewhat by his withdrawal of Soviet missiles from Cuba in 1962 and by small compromises in the Soviet proposals for disarmament.
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 Nikita Khrushchev   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Nikita Khrushchev, the grandson of a serf and the son of a coal miner, was born in Kalinovka, Ukraine on 5th April, 1894.
Khrushchev remained active in the Communist Party and in 1925 was employed as party secretary of the Petrovsko-Mariinsk.
Khrushchev was demoted in 1951 and replaced as the minister responsible for agriculture.
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 Russia - The Khrushchev Era
Khrushchev's meetings with President Eisenhower in 1955 and President John F. Kennedy in 1961 and his tour of the United States in 1959 demonstrated the Soviet leader's desire for fundamentally smooth relations between the West and the Soviet Union and its allies.
Thus, in 1958 Khrushchev challenged the status of Berlin; when the West would not yield to his demands that the western sectors be incorporated into East Germany, he approved the erection of the Berlin Wall between the eastern and western sectors of the city in 1961.
Khrushchev retired as a private citizen after his successors denounced him for his "hare-brained schemes, half-baked conclusions, and hasty decisions." Yet along with his failed policies, Khrushchev must also be remembered for his public disavowal of Stalinism and the greater flexibility he brought to Soviet leadership after a long period of monolithic terror.
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 Russia Collective Leadership and the Rise of Khrushchev - Flags, Maps, Economy, Geography, Climate, Natural Resources, ...
Of peasant background, Khrushchev had served as head of the Ukrainian party organization during and after World War II, and he was a member of the Soviet political elite during the late Stalin period.
Khrushchev, however, demanded that the matter be put to the Central Committee of the CPSU, where he enjoyed strong support.
Khrushchev became prime minister in March 1958 when Bulganin resigned, thus formally confirming his predominant position in the state as well as in the party.
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 Khrushchev
In a speech in 1956, Khrushchev attacked Stalin, saying that Stalin was a murderer and a tyrant.
Khrushchev explained the new policy in his famous speech (February 1956) in which he criticised Stalin and said that 'peaceful co-existence' was not only possible but essential: 'there were only two ways - either peaceful co-existence or the most destructive war in history.
In fact, however, the 'thaw' was only partial: Khrushchev's policy was a curious mixture which western leaders often found difficult to understand [and] he was quick to respond to anything which seemed to be a threat to the east.
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 Nikita Khrushchev - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Nikita Sergeyevich Khrushchev (Russian: Ники́та Серге́евич Хрущёв) (nih-KEE-tah khroo-SHCHYOFF) (April 17, 1894 - September 11, 1971) was a Soviet politician.
In the months following the German invasion in 1941, Khrushchev came into conflict with Stalin over the conduct of the war in the Ukraine, where Khrushchev was the local party leader.
He pursued a course of reform and shocked delegates to the 20th Party Congress on February 23, 1956 by making a famous Secret Speech denouncing the "cult of personality" that surrounded Stalin, and accusing Stalin of mass murder during the Great Purges.
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 Nikita Khrushchev   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Khrushchev himself, on one had, refused to allow Boris Pasternak to accept the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1958, while, on the other hand, he personally permitted the 1962 publication of Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn's One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich, with its denunciation of Stalinist repression.
Khrushchev's desire to reduce conventional armaments in favour of nuclear missiles was bitterly resisted by the Soviet military, and his repeated efforts to improve agriculture and decentralize the party structure antagonized many of those who once supported him.
In sum, Khrushchev was a thoroughgoing political pragmatist who had learned his Marxism on the job, but he never hesitated to adapt his beliefs to the political urgencies of the moment.
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 Nikita Khrushchev
Nikita Khrushchev was born in the small village of Kalinovka, Russia, on April 17, 1894.
Khrushchev became an active member of the Communist party in 1918.
Joseph Stalin, the dictator of the Soviet Union, grew to trust and respect Khrushchev.
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 Citizen Kurchatov - Nikita Khrushchev
Khrushchev was born in 1894 and began working in the coal mines early as a child.
Khrushchev managed to have Beria arrested and executed, and then he turned on the other two members of the troika.
When Khrushchev was briefed on the Soviets' nuclear bomb program, he quickly understood the tremendous power and risk these new weapons created.
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 The Rise of Khrushchev   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Party Secretariat was reduced from ten to five: Khrushchev was assisted by Suslov, former head of the Agitprop Department of the Central Committee, Pospelov, Shatalin, Ignatiev, former head of the MGB (Ministry of State security).
Khrushchev's agricultural report and his elevation to the first secretaryship of the Soviet Party were the prelude to a number of personnel changes in the Party machinery which were reminiscent of the removals and appointments which Stalin had authored in the mid-twenties with a view to solidifying his own control of the Party.
The first essentials seemed to be for Khrushchev and Bulganin to establish clearly their authority over the East European satellites, remove the continuing danger for the Soviet orbit produced by the independence of Tito, and achieve recognition in international affairs.
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 CNN Cold War - Historical Documents: Khrushchev-Nixon debate
Khrushchev: You are a lawyer for capitalism and I am a lawyer for communism.
Khrushchev: "We want to live in peace and friendship with Americans because we are the two most powerful countries and if we live in friendship then other countries will also live in friendship.
Khrushchev: "The Americans have created their own image of the Soviet man and think he is as you want him to be.
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 Khrushchev - Johnson's Russia List 4-3-03
Khrushchev astonished the General Assembly by taking off his brown loafer and banging it on the table as if it were a spoon on an infant's high chair, except that in this case the banging had an apocalyptic implication.
Taubman's exploration of Khrushchev's complicity in Stalinist horror is probing, subtle.
Khrushchev came of peasant stock; he possessed a peasant's shrewdness and wit--a garrulous, storytelling gift the newspapers called earthy; what they meant was that he referred to excrement a lot.
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 Nikita Khrushchev   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Nikita Khrushchev, who gained world fame as the Soviet leader who broke with Stalin's rigid interpretation of communism, was born in a province of Ukraine on April 17, 1894.
Khrushchev managed a number of experimental agricultural campaigns, such as the Virgin Lands Project, which attempted to cultivate lands in the harsher climate regions like Kazakhstan and Siberia.
When Khrushchev came to the U.S. in 1959, he visited ER in Hyde Park where they discussed disarmament of the two nations.
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 Khrushchev and Khrushchev
The inscription states that this is being presented to Nikita Khrushchev in Vienna, July 2, 1960, in gratitude for having been liberated by the Soviet army from the Auschwitz concentration camp on January 27, 1945.
Photograph album of Nikita Khrushchev's voyage to New York on the "Baltica", for the purpose of attending the General Assembly of the United Nations, October 1960.
Opened to the fly-leaf, on which is the author's inscription to Nina Petrovna Khrushchev, signed by her and eleven other members of the American delegation to the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom, April 14-18, 1962.
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 The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition: Khrushchev, Nikita Sergeyevich @ HighBeam Research   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
KHRUSHCHEV, NIKITA SERGEYEVICH [Khrushchev, Nikita Sergeyevich], 1894-1971, Soviet Communist leader, premier of the USSR (1958-64), and first secretary of the Communist party of the Soviet Union (1953-64).
Of a peasant family, he worked in the plants and mines of Ukraine, joined the Communist party in 1918, and in 1929 was sent to Moscow for further study.
In foreign affairs Khrushchev's announced policy, the opposite of that of Stalin, was one of "peaceful coexistence" in the cold war.
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 National Press Club -- Sergei N. Khrushchev
Khrushchev is a regular commentator on Russian affairs and the author of 145 books and articles on engineering and computer science.
Khrushchev is currently working on an English translation of his father's memoirs.
Khrushchev has a doctorate from the Ukrainian Academy of Science, a Ph.D. from the Moscow Technical University and a master's degree from the Moscow Electric Power Institute.
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 Khrushchev
Nikita S. Khrushchev was premier of the USSR from 1958 to 1964 and first secretary of the Communist party from 1953 to 1964.
Khrushchev promised China that he would provide the drawing package for the R-12 IRBM as soon as testing was completed.
Khrushchev decided to cancel Korolev’s badly behind schedule R-9A, even though Smirnov and Ustinov insisted they wanted it in their arsenal (in May 1965, after Khrushchev’s overthrow, this decision was reversed and the R-9A went into production).
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