June 24, 1999 |
Sergei Khrushchev, son of the late Soviet Premier Nikita S. Khrushchev, correctly answered 19 of 20 questions to pass a written test for becoming a U.S. citizen. "I got a 95, and my wife had a perfect score," the researcher told reporters after taking a multiple-choice examination at the Immigration and Naturalization Service's office in Providence, R.I.
April 17, 1989 |
The late Soviet leader Nikita S. Khrushchev, written out of official history for two decades, was hailed at a Moscow meeting Sunday night as the man who sowed the seeds for Mikhail S. Gorbachev's program of reform, known as perestroika . About 2,000 people marking Khrushchev's 95th birthday in a hall near the Kremlin heard survivors of Josef Stalin's labor camps as well as Soviet intellectuals persecuted under former leader Leonid I....
January 7, 1992 |
Former Soviet leader Nikita S. Khrushchev, referring often to the thermonuclear war that had just been averted, urged President John F. Kennedy to join him in taking advantage of the end of the Cuban missile crisis to solve all remaining U.S.-Soviet problems, especially the status of Berlin, newly declassified letters indicated Monday.
December 8, 1987 |
In many ways, Mikhail S. Gorbachev's arrival at Andrews Air Force Base, Md., on Monday was reminiscent of the first time a Soviet leader set foot on U.S. soil nearly three decades ago. That visit, by Nikita S. Khrushchev on a gray Sept. 15, 1959, enabled the American public to witness the ways of Soviet officialdom for the first time. Gorbachev appeared considerably more fashionable than his medal-bedecked predecessor, but he was hardly the exuberant Western-type of politician that U.S.
February 25, 1988 |
A Soviet newspaper Wednesday published the first account to appear in public here on how the late Premier Nikita S. Khrushchev ordered the arrest of Josef Stalin's secret police chief, Lavrenti P. Beria. An article in the weekly Literary Gazette quoted Khrushchev's account of the dramatic 1953 downfall of Beria, Stalin's heir-apparent, who was later shot.
January 8, 1988 |
The late Soviet leader Nikita S. Khrushchev received a rare accolade in the press Thursday, one day after his successor's name was all but wiped off the map. The praise for Khrushchev, who was general secretary of the Soviet Communist Party from 1953 to 1964, came in a commentary by a local newspaper, Moscow Pravda, applauding the decision to remove the name of Leonid I. Brezhnev from a neighborhood district in Moscow, a city in the Tatar Autonomous Republic and squares in Leningrad and Moscow.