Voroshilov


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Voroshilov

(Russian vərəˈʃiləf)
n
(Biography) Kliment Yefremovich (ˈklimɪnt jɪˈfrjɛməvitʃ). 1881–1969, Soviet military leader; president of the Soviet Union (1953–60)
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However, the Voroshilov Academy of the General Staff conducted a study to determine whether nuclear weapons would really increase tempo.
The initial core group included Viacheslav Molotov, Lazar' Kaganovich, Anastas Mikoian, and Kliment Voroshilov, all of whom would play on the team for three decades.
Ekaterina Gorbman, the Jewish wife of Marshal Kliment Voroshilov, reportedly said at a Kremlin reception that Soviet Jews now had their own homeland.
There was also the widely known Voroshilov shooter training, which in some instances relied exclusively on military-grade weapons.
1950 Marshal Voroshilov announces the existence of the Soviet atomic bomb.
From the Soviet side, Marshal Voroshilov, Marshal Budyonny, and Marshal Yegorov (Chief of the General Staff) participated.
When Kliment Voroshilov, the defense minister, submitted a draft history of the Civil War for inspection, it stated that Stalin had committed fewer mistakes than other military commanders during the Civil War.
Hanoi and Tirana still had hopes that the figures who had been close to Stalin, like Voroshilov and Molotov, would reverse the outcome of the Twentieth Party Congress, but June 1957 put paid to those illusions.
There were statues of the likes of Kliment Voroshilov, the general who was for decades Stalin's right-hand-man, and Mikhail Kalinin, Stalin's puppet president.
This situation, of course, considerably eased the communists their path to power, because the country was effectively ruled by the Allied Control Commission headed by Soviet Marshal Voroshilov. At the end of the war, all Hungarian political parties including the Communists agreed to form a National Front of Independence that should manage the country to the holding of elections (Kontler, 2001: 360).
Muralov the day after Lenin's death (against the opposition of Stalin's ally Voroshilov); the majority on the funeral commission headed by Dzerzhinsky took the view 'why not?' Meanwhile, the numbers who came to view the body lying in state exceeded all expectations, the viewing time was extended, measures had to be taken to prevent the corpse decaying, a special structure needed to be erected to accommodate the crowds.