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Khrushchev Definitions

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Soviet statesman and premier who denounced Stalin (1894-1971)

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  • According to Logsdon, the president invited the leader of the Soviet Union to join forces, but Khrushchev declined, setting up a bitter feud between the two countries which would only end when America succeeded in the mission on July 20th 1969. telegraph.co.uk

  • Hailed by generations of Russians, from Anton Chekhov to Nikita Khrushchev, as an essential part of good life, the dacha, typically a summertime cabin or cottage, holds a special place in Russian hearts. telegraph.co.uk

  • Logson told The Telegraph: “Ten days after announcing the Moon mission, Kennedy met Khrushchev and said ‘why don’t we do it together? Khrushchev said no. I believe Kennedy was serious about that initiative. Others think it was propaganda.  telegraph.co.uk

  • Stalin was perhaps most closely associated with the phrase, which successor Nikita Khrushchev specifically denounced in a landmark speech after Stalin’s death, which he used to begin dismantling the dictator’s poisonous legacy. theguardian.com

  • “The monument put up in Moscow in 2017, the Wall of Sorrow, was discussed under Khrushchev, and it's only been built now,” he said. “From here we need to keep chipping away at this ice further, to melt this pain that no one will admit.” telegraph.co.uk