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 (kə-sē′gən, -gyĭn), Aleksei Nikolayevich 1904-1980.
Soviet premier (1964-1980) who succeeded Nikita Khrushchev and was often overshadowed by party secretary Leonid Brezhnev.
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(Russian kaˈsiɡin)
(Biography) Aleksei Nikolayevich (alɪkˈsjej nikaˈlajɪvitʃ). 1904–80, Soviet statesman; premier of the Soviet Union (1964–80)
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(kəˈsi gɪn)

Aleksei Nikolayevich, 1904–80, Russian premier of the U.S.S.R. 1964–80.
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Tashkent Declaration: In addition to this, on 10 January 1966, the Prime Minister of India Lal Bahadur Shastri and Pakistan's General Ayub Khan met in Tashkent, (the erstwhile city of Soviet Union and now capital of Uzbekistan) at the invitation of the Soviet PM Alexei Kosygin to end the war between the arch-rivals.
In April 1968, Prime Minister Kosygin came to Pakistan.
After the 1965 war between India and Pakistan on Kashmir issue, besides UN efforts, the Soviet leader Aleksey Kosygin managed to bring both the countries to an agreement known as the Tashkent Declaration which was signed by President Ayub Khan and Lal Bahadur Shastri on January 4, 1966.12
In 60s, President Ayoub visited Russia and met with the then Soviet Prime Minister of Russia Alexei Kosygin. Both exchanged and extended hands of cooperation and in economic and defence fields.
Brezhnev recorded his hunting success ("Chernenko killed 3, Tsukanov--3, me--8," 22 October 1976 [1:708]), which soccer and ice hockey matches he attended and their results ("was at hockey match Spartak-Dinamo--7:1," 30 October 1979 [1:975]), and with whom he played his beloved dominoes: "Andropov--on Kosygin. Podgornyi played dominoes.
had embarked on an attack on Cairo was the hotline message LBJ had sent to Soviet Premier Alexei Kosygin apologizing for U.S.
This was what Bhutto was resisting and for which he had to enter into a confrontation with Alexei Kosygin, the Soviet premier - in order to have Ayub's undertaking cancelled.
1980 Soviet prime minister Alexei Kosygin resigns due to ill health.
Johnson and Soviet Premier Alexei Kosygin in New Jersey in 1967 resulted in little of consequence, but five years later, a meeting between President Richard Nixon, Kosygin and Leonid Brezhnev, general-secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union, resulted in the signing of multiple agreements, including the first Strategic Arms Limitation Treaty.
(10) The assembly coincided with a visit by the Soviet premier, Alexei Kosygin, to Swedish Prime Minister Tage Erlander.
Johnson and Soviet Premier Alexei Kosygin, in a story that apparently led the president to unleash a fusillade of profanity.
But by the time President Johnson requested a bottle to present to Soviet Premier Alexei Kosygin during their Glassboro Summit Conference in 1967, everyone knew this exchange was a big deal.