Georgi Zhukov


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Noun1.Georgi Zhukov - Soviet general who during World Warr II directed the counteroffensive at Stalingrad and relieved Leningrad and captured Berlin (1896-1974)
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The act of surrender was signed again in Berlin the following day before Marshal Georgi Zhukov, representing the Russian High Command.
Khrushchev's 1956 "secret speech" repudiated the legacy of Joseph Stalin's reign but did not bring Khrushchev any real degree of power (he withstood a 1957 purge attempt with the help of legendary soldier Marshal Georgi Zhukov, who had supportive Central Committee members flown to Moscow in Red Air Force bombers for a key showdown).
Antony, when in full military regalia, evoked any of the number of famous Russian generals, from Georgi Zhukov, the conqueror of Berlin, to the tough and much admired general-cum-politician Alexander Lebed, whose life was tragically cut short by a helicopter crash.