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January 21, 1989 | From Associated Press
Pravda on Friday published previously secret sections of the memoirs of World War II Marshal Georgy Zhukov that blast Josef Stalin's war leadership and blame him for the annihilation of thousands of Soviet citizens. The memoirs in the Communist Party daily shattered the Soviet image of Stalin as a war hero. The dictator depicted himself as the savior of the Soviet Union during the war, which killed at least 20 million in the Soviet Union.
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May 2, 1995 | CAROL J. WILLIAMS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The first public tribute to this country's greatest World War II hero has been erected in shadows, perhaps fitting for the murky place Marshal Georgi K. Zhukov continues to occupy in Russia's oft-revised history. The Red Army's wartime chief of staff, who led the defense at Stalingrad and personally commanded the final assault on Berlin, died in obscurity in 1974. He had been demoted and banished by Soviet dictator Josef V.
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May 2, 1995 | CAROL J. WILLIAMS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The first public tribute to this country's greatest World War II hero has been erected in shadows, perhaps fitting for the murky place Marshal Georgi K. Zhukov continues to occupy in Russia's oft-revised history. The Red Army's wartime chief of staff, who led the defense at Stalingrad and personally commanded the final assault on Berlin, died in obscurity in 1974. He had been demoted and banished by Soviet dictator Josef V.
NEWS
January 21, 1989 | From Associated Press
Pravda on Friday published previously secret sections of the memoirs of World War II Marshal Georgy Zhukov that blast Josef Stalin's war leadership and blame him for the annihilation of thousands of Soviet citizens. The memoirs in the Communist Party daily shattered the Soviet image of Stalin as a war hero. The dictator depicted himself as the savior of the Soviet Union during the war, which killed at least 20 million in the Soviet Union.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 19, 1996 | JERRY F. HOUGH, Jerry F. Hough is a professor of political science at Duke University and a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution
The selection of retired Gen. Alexander Lebed as chief of the Russian Security Council almost surely guarantees Boris Yeltsin's election as president next month. Yeltsin now has credible force at his disposal to deal with a recalcitrant parliament and demonstrations in the streets, and Russia has a powerful new contender in the struggle to succeed Yeltsin.
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May 8, 2004 | Kim Murphy, Times Staff Writer
Back then, in the chaotic violence of Germany's death throes at the end of World War II, Tech. Sgt. Joseph Beyrle knew only two words of Russian: "Amerikansky tovarishch!" -- American comrade! -- he shouted to members of a Soviet tank unit. He hoped they understood. The same unit had just shot a German couple from a nearby farmhouse, chopped their bodies into pieces, and fed them to the hogs.
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