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Andropov

by Zhores A. Medvedev

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Published by W.W. Norton in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Soviet Union
    • Subjects:
    • Andropov, I͡U︡. V. 1914-,
    • Heads of state -- Soviet Union -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementZhores Medvedev.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDK275.A53 M42 1983
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3174922M
      ISBN 100393017915
      LC Control Number83017297

      Nov 16,  · An argument has already erupted in Washington over the new Soviet leader, Yuri V. Andropov. Some say he is a ''closet liberal,'' others that he is a brutal hard-liner. One of the books . Mar 13,  · Sen. Ted Kennedy wrote the letter to Soviet General Secretary Yuri Andropov in In the letter, Kennedy reportedly talked about his concerns with U.S.-Soviet relations, and about President Reagan’s plan to deploy middle range nuclear weapons to Western Europe.

      Title: THE ANDROPOV FILE Subject: THE ANDROPOV FILE Keywords. Prominent Russians: Yury Andropov. June 15, – February 9, Education and early career. The son of a railway worker, Yury Andropov was born in a small settlement of Nagutskoye near Stavropol in southern Russia (the first and only USSR president Mikhail Gorbachev was born in .

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May 23,  · Andropov [Zhores A. Medvedev] on neilsolomonhowe.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Traces the career of Yuri Andropov, former head of the KGB, and describes how he came to succeed Brezhnev as Russia's leader4/5(1).

Online shopping from a great selection at Books Store. The Andropov file: The life and ideas of Yuri V. Andropov, general secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union.

Jun 16,  · Andropov is an interesting book but since it was written in - the death of Andropov is mentioned only in the Afterword - it lacks historical perspective. Had it been written in the later s it would have likely been more insightful/5.

Dec 18,  · Taylor Downing is an award-winning television producer and the author of several "vivid and fast-paced" (Financial Times) history books, including Cold War, Spies in /5(28). Reagan, Andropov, and a World on the Brink by Taylor Downing is a detailed study of the Cold War's most dangerous moment.

Downing is a historian and writer whose best selling books include works on the First and Second World Wars and the Cold neilsolomonhowe.com also /5. The first half is a brief overview of the context in which Andropov came to rise through Party ranks, and the second half a collection of speeches.

This latter half makes it a useful source for anyone wanting to study Andropov, but the book is very much a product of /5. If you like historical fiction or realistic spy stories, Andropov’ This a spy thriller isn’t about the suave super hero of modern fiction, but a young woman who survives mostly on grit and determination.

I found the story fascinating and compelling.5/5. Jun 17,  · The Night Andropov Died. By Mikhail Iosse l. June 17, It was an evening like many others. The dedicated drunks Lyokha and Olezhek, two of Author: Mikhail Iossel.

Yury Andropov, in full Yury Vladimirovich Andropov, (born June 15 [June 2, Old Style],Nagutskoye, Russia—died February 9,Moscow, Russia, U.S.S.R.), head of the Soviet Union’s KGB (State Security Committee) from to and his country’s leader as general secretary of the Communist Party’s Central Committee from.

Andropov was educated at the Rybinsk Water Transport Technical College and graduated in As a teenager he worked as a loader, a telegraph clerk, and a sailor for the Volga steamship line. At 16, Yuri Andropov, then a member of the All-Union Leninist Young Communist League (YCL, or Komsomol), was a worker in the town of Mozdok in the North Ossetian neilsolomonhowe.comcal party: Communist Party of the Soviet Union.

Andropov's Cuckoo A dying man recounts the story of the most amazing person he has ever met, a brilliant, Soviet linguist whom he calls Youriko. It is a tale of love, daring-do, spies and danger set in Japan, Germany, Turkey, the USA, Canada and the UK, but mostly in the Soviet Union of the Seventies.

Nov 06,  · THE ANDROPOV FILE The Life and Ideas of Yuri V. Andropov, General Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union. By Martin Ebon. New York: McGraw-Hill Book Co. $ YURI ANDROPOV. Dec 18,  · With the Soviet leader Andropov's finger inching ever closer to the nuclear button, the world was truly at the brink.

InTaylor Downing draws on previously unpublished interviews and over a thousand pages of secret documents that have recently been released by Washington to tell the gripping, astonishing story that was almost the end of the world/5(22). "A gripping and frankly terrifying book on the US-Soviet nuclear confrontation"— Tom Holland, award-winning author of Rubicon and Dynasty "Carefully-researched and absorbing."— Christian Science Monitor "A terrific book that should terrify anyone who reads neilsolomonhowe.com: Hachette Books.

Despite the paucity of facts about his life, biographies of Soviet leader Yuri Andropov proliferate. The merit of this brief rÉsumÉ by London-based biologist Zhores Medvedev (author of Soviet Science, among others, and brother of dissident historian Roy) is to establish what those few facts are: from his childhood in the Volga region and early Komsomol activity, through his rapid rise.

Apr 18,  · REAGAN, ANDROPOV AND A WORLD ON THE BRINK. By Taylor Downing. Da Capo Press, $28, pages. TOP STORIES • Joseph Goulden, the author of 19 non-fiction books. Nov 05,  · Text of a meeting between General Secretary Andropov and West German politician Hans-Jochen Vogel, in which Andropov warned of nuclear miscalculation, stating “After all, at the button that activates the nuclear weapon could be a drunken American sergeant or a drug addict.”.

Get this from a library. Andropov. [Zhores A Medvedev] -- Medvedev "describes and analyses the succession struggle {which resulted in the choice of Andropov as successor to Brezhnev}, Andropov's career and rise to power, his role in the reforming and.

Jan 25,  · According to Oleg Hlobustov, author of the book “Andropov Phenomenon,” the disease moved from the future Secretary General after it during practice in the Rybinsk technical school of water transport fell from the vessel into the cold autumn water.

It is a chronic kidney disease and subsequently caused the release of Yuri Andropov from. Samantha Reed Smith (June 29, – August 25, ) was an American peace activist and child actress from Manchester, Maine, who became famous during the Cold War between the United States and the Soviet neilsolomonhowe.comSmith wrote a letter to the newly appointed CPSU General Secretary Yuri Andropov, and received a personal reply with a personal invitation to visit the Soviet Union, which Cause of death: Airplane crash.

May 22,  · Taylor Downing’s Reagan, Andropov, and a World on the Brink is a terrific book that should terrify anyone who reads it. It is a must-read for students of the Cold War and for anyone who thinks nuclear brinkmanship is a productive way to conduct foreign policy.Note: Citations are based on reference standards.

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