n.s. khrushchev


[kroosh-chef, -chawf, kroosh-; Russian khroo-shchyawf]
Nikita S(ergeyevich) [ni-kee-tuh sur-gey-uh-vich; Russian nyi-kyee-tuh syir-gye-yuh-vyich] , 1894–1971, Russian political leader: premier of the U.S.S.R. 1958–64.
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Khrushchev (kruːsˈtʃɒf, ˈkrʊstʃɒf, Russian xruˈʃtʃɔf)
Nikita Sergeyevich (niˈkitə sɪrˈɡjejɪvitʃ). 1894--1971, Soviet statesman; premier of the Soviet Union (1958--64). After Stalin's death he became first secretary of the Soviet Communist Party (1953--64) and initiated a policy to remove the influence of Stalin (1956). As premier, he pursued a policy of peaceful coexistence with the West, but alienated Communist China

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