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  Engineer Sergei Krushchev - Son of Former Nikita Krushchev   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Another focus of Dr. Krushchev's interests is the history of Soviet missiles and space development, in which he played an active role, from 1958-68.
Krushchev has his Soviet doctoral degree from the Ukranian Academy of Science, a Ph.D. from the Moscow Technical University, and an M.A. with distinction from the Moscow Electric Power Institute.
Krushchev is currently working on an English translation of his father's memoirs.
www.engology.com /eng5krushchev.htm   (614 words)

  
 Krushchev's Grave
Krushchev was deposed in 1964 and spend seven years in relative obscurity until he died on 13 September 1971.
Krushchev's son, Sergei Nikitich, was hesitant to ask Neizvestny because of the famous exchange between Neizvestny and Krushchev in 1962 at the Manezh Exhibition Hall on Manezh Square which did much to destroy the artist's promising career.
Krushchev, who relished an argument but respected alternative opinions that were well argued, calmed down and agreed to appoint a commission, perhaps sensing the weakness of his own argument.
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 Flashback: This Month in History
Krushchev was the leader of the Soviet Union and the guiding hand of the world communist movement for six years, after succeeding Nikolai A. Bulganin as premier in 1958.
Krushchev became a Bolshevik in 1918 and was appointed to his first important party job seven years after joining.
Krushchev issued a formal denial that the memoirs were genuine, and his wife also denied their authenticity.
www.washingtonpost.com /wp-srv/inatl/longterm/flash/sept/krusch71.htm   (1194 words)

  
 Stalin Sources Questions
Krushchev is very adamant to note that Stalin brought Russia from the depths of despair to become one of the biggest superpowers in the world.
Krushchev believed that if Russia was going to precede its current economic status then it would have to gain links with the west.
Krushchev wanted to show the Russian public that he did not participate in the purges and random killings and that he was not one of the contributing factors of Stalin's failures at the end of his "reign of terror".
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 Daily Pundit Archives   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
As I understand it, in the chess game of the cold war, Krushchev was moving nuclear capability close to the US in response to the US' nuclear capability in Turkey.
What Krushchev did was take an enormously gamble, which luckily for the world, he didn't get truly called on.
Krushchev, anything but sober and restrained, took a gamble that could have smoked the world.
www.dailypundit.com /archives/006462.php   (1195 words)

  
 Chapter 20: Krushchev's Challenge: The U-2 Dilemma, "THE SECRET TEAM", 1997
It was felt in Washington that the Soviet vigilance might have relaxed on May 1 because of the holiday, that perhaps radar and antiaircraft crews would be celebrating to the detriment of their defenses.
On the same date, the U.S. Ambassador in Moscow reported that he had picked up some cocktail party gossip in Moscow that implied that the American pilot had been captured and that he was in good health.
Krushchev offered him an out when he said, "I am prepared to grant that the President had no knowledge of a plane being dispatched to the Soviet Union and failing to return; but that should alert us still more."
scribblguy.50megs.com /STchp20.htm   (3745 words)

  
 Stalin to Krushchev
When Krushchev took power, his principal concern were the problems engendered by 24 years of Stalinism.
Krushchev was initially underestimated by his colleagues and assigned as First Secretary of the Party, which by then had become a secondary position.
Krushchev first eliminated Beria (the most heinous of the Stalin cronies) by organizing other Presidium members (new name for Politburo) for Beria's overthrow.
www.usfca.edu /fac-staff/boaz/pol340/feb2.htm   (439 words)

  
 NATO Speech: 1957
I should like to remind you that Krushchev said, shortly after the famous Twentieth Congress of the Communist Party, at which Stalin was removed from his pedestal, that in matters of foreign policy Stalin had made no mistake, and in that respect he, Krushchev and his friends, were all Stalinists.
Meanwhile, of course the Russians are maintaining vast armies in being, and are equipping them with modern weapons, I therefore consider it the duty of the Western Powers to strengthen their defences both in the political, economic and military fields.
If Krushchev is sincere in saying this and I believe he is, it is not logical to conclude that the Russians want war.
www.nato.int /docu/speech/1957/s19571100uk.htm   (1629 words)

  
 The Cuban Missile Crisis Describe how relations between the superpowers worsened between 1959 and the summer of 1962.
Both Kennedy and Krushchev were able to appear tough in public, but actually agreed to talk and make concessions in private.
Perhaps the most important of the factors, is that Krushchev sent Kennedy two messages, giving him the option to choose which one to respond to.
On October the 26th, Kennedy receives a letter from Krushchev, making an offer to deposit no more weapons in Cuba, and destroy all the of the ones already there, if he ends the blockade.
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 Nikita goes to Hollywood, by Mike Lee, Autumn 2002
Krushchev was ordered to Stalingrad by Stalin himself and as commissar to the military command was tasked with the political management of the battle.
Nikita Sergeevich Krushchev was born in to a peasant family 1894 in the Caucasus.
Krushchev, was a remarkable character who, though he was aware of and indeed participated in the excesses of Stalinism, apparently maintained a genuine idealistic belief in socialism as the ultimate saviour of humanity.
www.ratical.org /ratville/JFK/JohnJudge/linkscopy/NikitaHW.html   (3973 words)

  
 Guardian Century | 1960-1969 | U.S. Admits pilot was spying
It justified this activity - and similar missions had been carried out "along the frontiers of the free world" for the past four years - on the grounds of Western security; it was compelled to take precautions against the possibility of surprise attack.
The statement emphasised, however, that this flight had not been authorised by President Eisenhower or other officials in Washington and this, together with Mr Krushchev's evident desire not to blame Mr Eisenhower personally, is taken as meaning that Summit prospects may not suffer too much as a result of the incident.
Mr Krushchev had told the Supreme Soviet that the plane was shot down 1,200 miles inside Soviet territory on a flight from Pakistan to Norway.
www.guardiancentury.co.uk /1960-1969/Story/0,6051,105522,00.html   (214 words)

  
 USA vs. USSR 1955 - March 15, 2004 - Evans on Chess - Chess News - World Chess Network   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
He hovered watchfully and silently as Krushchev delivered a prepared statement to our acting ambassador to the effect that the United States should not mistake recent Russian concessions as coming from weakness rather than strength.
It became apparent that these men were very sensitive to the free press, because at one point Krushchev said reports in America that Soviet agriculture was lagging were untrue, that their economy was stronger than ever.
Then a reporter asked Krushchev and Bulganin who would be accompanying them to the summit talks at Geneva and whether the unification of Germany and the status of Formosa were going to be discussed.
www.worldchessnetwork.com /English/chessNews/evans/040315.php   (2782 words)

  
 Russians   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Krushchev (1894-1971) was the premier of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics from 1958-1964.
While in office Krushchev boasted of the Soviet's military power and proclaimed that the Soviet Union would "bury" the United States.
Krushchev is also mentioned in Billy Joel's song "We Didn't Start The Fire" from the album
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 Van Cliburn plays Tchaikovsky and Rachmaninov - A Good-Music-Guide Review
Krushchev famously announces to the West "We will bury you!" and emphasises the point by banging his shoe on the polished UN tabletop.
Although Cliburn is clearly the best, he has one great disadvantage in their eyes: he is American.
Krushchev and Gilels reply that it is Cliburn.
www.good-music-guide.com /reviews/035_van_cliburn.htm   (774 words)

  
 Impact Of Stalin/ Destalinization
Krushchev certainly started off with a bang- in 1956, in a secret speech a year before he officially took power, Krushchev stunned the party faithful by making his famous destalinization speech.
Two, Krushchev was trying in some way to open criticism in the CPSU in order to purge the pro-Stalin hard liners that were still in the party.
While Krushchev was criticized for not doing enough to reform the USSR, after studying the Brezhnev era, one can say, "At least Krushchev tried." All pretense of reform or change in direction of the Soviet State was lost once Brezhnev solidified his power in the USSR.
home.earthlink.net /~zappo/apgov/stalin.html   (1789 words)

  
 Humbul Record : Khrushchev and Khrushchev: from the Kremlin to Brown University
The second Krushchev of the exhibition title is his son Sergei Krushchev, who famously took American citizenship in 1999 and donated his father's papers to Brown University Library.
There are sections devoted to Nikita Krushchev, Sergei Krushchev, the publications of Sergie Krushchev, and the memoirs of Nikita Krushchev.
Krushchev's memoirs were painstakingly dictated onto a number of tape reels and fortunately copied and deposited in various places.
www.humbul.ac.uk /output/full3.php?id=11557   (287 words)

  
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 In Red Square
Nikita Krushchev was bornin 1894 in Kalinovka, Kursh Province.
It is during this speech where he removes his shoe and bangs on the table to emphasize his point.
The Berlin Wall was constructed under orders from Krushchev in 1961.
www.alstewart.com /history/redsquare.htm   (787 words)

  
 The Cold War Inside Europe
Stalin died in 1953, and Krushchev became sole ruler in 1956.
Krushchev tried to get the West to recognise the DDR (East Germany).
Krushchev wanted JFK to recognise the DDR and to arrange for the West to withdraw from Berlin.
www.rpfuller.com /gcse/history/9.html   (1153 words)

  
 Simon World :: China's Khrushchev
Once upon a time during the cultural revolution, Liu Shaoqi was initially attacked not by name but as China's Krushchev.
Nikita Krushchev was known in China not for his speech against Stalin, but for revisionism.
ESWN - point taken but it is Krushchev's deed I'm pointing to, not the man himself.
simonworld.mu.nu /archives/079246.php   (674 words)

  
 Corn Eating - from Russian-Jokes.com
To test the nutritional value of corn Krushchev summoned a Russian, a Ukrainian and a Jew and ordered them to eat nothing but corn for three months.
At the end of this period they were brought to Krushchev again to be weighed.
Krushchev was overjoyed: 'Well, Comrade Rabinovich, tell us how you did it!'
www.russian-jokes.com /jewish_anti_semites/corn_eating.shtml   (81 words)

  
 Tribune Archive   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Two hundred million people, long imprisoned by dogma and mesmerised by the frown of a dictator, are encouraged to start working out for themselves the answers to the manifold problems of an expanding economy.
It would be absurd to see Krushchev as a sudden convert to liberal ideas.
It is equally absurd to discount the significance of the change and dismiss it as a trivial manoeuvre.
www.tribweb.co.uk /archive/240256.htm   (179 words)

  
 my life is haiku. therefore, haiku is my life.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Because of Krushchev’s de-stalinization speech that was made immediately after his rise to power, riots started in Poland (as protest to the Communist regime) and (anti-communist) uprisings occurred in Hungary.
Krushchev realized the work that the men in the army and the people of industry put in, and therefore thought that they should experience the fruits of their labor.
Krushchev tried to institute organizational changes that ended up costing his opponents their jobs; that antagonized the party’s elite.
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 Krushchev offers alternate proposal 1962 - AlternateHistory.com Discussion Board
The US only managed to prevent permanant deployment of soviet missiles in Cuba, which aint too shabby, but at the cost of respecting Castro's hold on Cuba and withdrawing from the best spot to strike at Russia.
In the long run it was a Soviet victory of sorts (not for Krushchev, though).
As one who spent school days practicing the old duck and cover in 1962, I'd have to say that in retrospect we were just so glad to be alive that nobody (at least among the general public) even knew about the Turkey deal.
www.alternatehistory.com /discussion/showthread.php?t=3762   (717 words)

  
 "Answers" That Produce No "Solutions"
Nikita Krushchev was the Premier of the Soviet Union for 11 years.
In 1964 Nikita Krushchev was deposed as Premier, and he became the first premier of the Soviet Union who did not die in office.
To me, the most astounding develop of all is this: his 64-year-old son, Sergei Krushchev, lives in the United States and is applying for American citizenship.
www.westarkchurchofchrist.org /chadwell/1999/070499am.htm   (1546 words)

  
 Childrens' political anecdotes - REGISTER   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Krushchev and Bulganin: as if in a plane - two are piloting, it makes you vomit, but you can't get out.
Krushchev: as if at the circus - one person is talking, the others are laughing.
Krushchev and the US President are standing by a field of tulips.
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 nikita krushchev
Nikita Sergeievich Krushchev: Modern Dictator of the USSR
Modern History Sourcebook: Nikita Krushchev: Address to the UN...
Modern History Sourcebook: Nikita Krushchev: Address to the UN...Modern History Sourcebook: Nikita Krushchev: Address to the UN General Assembly, Sept. 23 1960.
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While the Soviet delegates cheered Krushchev and villified ericans, the afternoon papers carried the reaction of "reliable sources" to sto'ry- "Fantastic".
In explanation, the State Department eased a statement which said an unarmed, civilian plane had not reported itk to its base after the pilot had complained to trouble with his oxygen ipment near the Soviet-Turkish border.
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 Nikita Krushchev
In addition, bands of wild Russian children, called besprisorni, were rounded up and either put to work or shot.
By the end of his term there, he had grown enough in importance to be a non-voting member of the All Union Party Congress-in other words, in just seven years, Krushchev had earned his way into the top 1300 of over one million Party members.
His next step was to go to Moscow, where he studied engineering and worked actively in the Party cell of the Moscow Industrial Academy.
www.studyworld.com /newsite/ReportEssay/Biography/HistoricalFigures/Nikita_Krushchev-321351.htm   (1871 words)

  
 Krushchev's Decline and Fall   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
The most important achievement of the XX Party Congress of 1956 was Krushchev's so-called "secret speech " in which he attacked and denouced the errors and brutalities of Joseph Stalin.
At the XXI Congress Krushchev had claimed that no "political prisoners" were left in the USSR.
However, only weeks before, in December 1958, a law had extended the death penalty as a maximum punishment for a variety of "crimes against the state," and in May 1961 such provisions were further broadened.
mars.acnet.wnec.edu /~grempel/courses/russia/lectures/44fallkhrush.html   (3089 words)

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