Petersburg, Russia, through the memories and experiences of people she met there, a generation of people who new the city as children during the Siege or were teenagers when Joseph Stalin died in 1953, those who experienced hopes under Nikita Khrushchev
as adults, the disillusionment under Leonid Brezhnev, and the changes of the 1990s.
He had apparently been spying on Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev
's ship while docked in Portsmouth.
1958: Nikita Khrushchev
ousted prime minister Nikolai Bulganin to take power in the USSR.
The last time the UN General Assembly laughed at something said or done by a leader of a big power was when Nikita Khrushchev
angrily banged his shoe on the lectern at the podium.
| 1953 Nikita Khrushchev
is elected first secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union.
Summary: Would history have been different if Nikita Khrushchev
had used a better interpreter?
Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev
had gambled on sending the missiles to Cuba with the specific goal of increasing his nation's nuclear strike capability.
, once the most powerful man in the Soviet Union, spent a couple days in the castle, too.default:svg width="23" height="23default:use xlink:efault:useefault:svdefault:svg width="22" height="22default:use xlink:efault:useefault:svSmolenice castle is open for the public every day from 10:00 to 18:00 during July and August.
After Stalin died in 1953, Nikita Khrushchev
came to power in the Soviet Union and publicly condemned the atrocities committed in the gulag.
Former vice president-and eventually president-Richard Nixon had several impromptu exchanges with Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev
at the American National Exhibition in Moscow in 1959.
1963: Chinese leader Mao Tse-Tung invited Soviet premier Nikita Khrushchev
for talks to try to heal relations.
In 1962, his works were displayed at the famous exhibition of abstractionist painters devoted to the 30th anniversary of the Union of Artists, during which the then Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union, Nikita Khrushchev
, strongly criticised the art of avant-garde artists.