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a town in kaluga Đ¾blast, russia, named after georgy zhukov.

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  • khrushchev's bluster: following the air show and a reception hosted by soviet defense minister marshal g. k. zhukov, the soviet politburo members who attended the reception, led by party chairman nikita khrushchev, took the leaders of the us, british, and french delegations to a park and sat them down at a picnic table. khrushchev then launched into a protracted toast "in defense of peace." in the midst of his toast, he turned to general twining and said, "today we showed you our aircraft. but would you like to have a look at our missiles? "yes," the general responded. "well, we will not show them to you," replied khrushchev. "first show us your aircraft and stop sending intruders into our airspace. we will shoot down uninvited guests. we will get all of your canberras [rb-57 long-range reconnaissance aircraft]. they are flying coffins." cia.gov

  • known for his tactical and strategical abilities, georgi k. zhukov was the most outstanding russian commander during world war ii. born a peasant, zhukov spent his life in the army, first in the russian imperial army (1915) and then in the red army (after 1918). he studied military tactics in germany in the 1920s and saw action against the japanese during the manchurian border clashes of the late 1930s. during world war ii he was instrumental in the defense of leningrad and stalingrad, then commanded the russian army in the offensive against german forces, finally accepting the nazi surrender in berlin on may 8, 1945. zhukov emerged from the war as one of russia's biggest war heroes. after the war he served in administrative posts and retired in 1957. factmonster.com

  • known for his tactical and strategical abilities, georgi k. zhukov was the most outstanding russian commander during world war ii. born a peasant, zhukov spent his life in the army, first in the russian imperial army (1915) and then in the red army (after 1918). he studied military tactics in germany in the 1920s and saw action against the japanese during the manchurian border clashes of the late 1930s. during world war ii he was instrumental in the defense of leningrad and stalingrad, then commanded the russian army in the offensive against german forces, finally accepting the nazi surrender in berlin on may 8, 1945. zhukov emerged from the war as one of russia's biggest war heroes. after the war he served in administrative posts and retired in 1957. infoplease.com

  • pokrovsky, a. v., saveljev, v. s., kirienko, a. i., bogachev, v. y., zolotukhin, i. a., sapelkin, s. v., shvalb, p. g., zhukov, b. n., vozlubleny, s. i., sabelnikov, v. v., voskanian, y. e., katelnitsky, i. i., burleva, e. p., and tolstikhin, v. y. surgical correction of varicose vein disease under micronized diosmin protection (results of the russian multicenter controlled trial defans). angiol.sosud.khir. 2007;13(2):47-55. view abstract. medicinenet.com