Leonid Brezhnev

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Noun1.Leonid Brezhnev - Soviet statesman who became president of the Soviet Union (1906-1982)
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Claravall brought in all her dancers, as well as the male performers from the school of her colleague Breshnev Larlar, who also helped choreograph the 'Snow White' dances with male performers.
Dyma lle byddwn yn cyfarfod yr actores Margi Clarke (Letter to Breshnev / Coronation Street) a'i phartnar ar y pryd Jamie Reid (Sex Pistols) wrth i ni gynllwynio sut i gryfhau'r cysylltiadau diwylliannol rhwng Cymru a Lerpwl.
It discussed the oil crisis in the late 1970s, Breshnev's resource intensive response to stem the stagnation, and gas abundance providing some respite.
Shuttle diplomacy and secret negotiations, which epitomize Kissinger's tactics and are emblematic of the cold war, are demonstrated by elaborations of meetings with Breshnev, Chu En Lai, Mao, and Sadat.
I grew up in the days when cartoons showed Tony Benn as Lenin or Breshnev and Margaret Thatcher was portrayed on TV as a cigar-smoking transvestite in a suit.
Of course, the economic difficulties of the "Second World," the developments of the OSCD process in Europe, as well as the problematic successions after the death of General Secretary Leonid Breshnev in the Soviet Union were interpreted by some as indicators of change.
Mae'r penodau ar Rwsia dan Breshnev yn eithriadol o ddiddorol, ac yn rhoi golwg newydd ar sawl peth, yn cynnwys y KGB!
La percepcion de amenaza de la Union Sovietica, ni siquiera durante el liderazgo de Breshnev, se percibio como la amenaza principal, y desaparecio en los tiempos de la "glasnost" y la "perestroika", lo que se explica por la distancia geografica y la ausencia de conflictos historicos.