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April 10, 1991 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Viktor G. Komplektov, 59, a veteran diplomat with a reputation for being a conservative, has been appointed Soviet ambassador to Washington, Tass news agency said. Komplektov replaces Alexander A. Bessmertnykh, who became foreign minister in January after Eduard A. Shevardnadze resigned.
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April 10, 1991 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Viktor G. Komplektov, 59, a veteran diplomat with a reputation for being a conservative, has been appointed Soviet ambassador to Washington, Tass news agency said. Komplektov replaces Alexander A. Bessmertnykh, who became foreign minister in January after Eduard A. Shevardnadze resigned.
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March 23, 1986 | WILLIAM J. EATON, Times Staff Writer
The Kremlin is making changes in key diplomatic posts around the world. New ambassadors will be sent to Washington, London, Peking, Bonn and possibly Paris in the next few months. Anatoly F. Dobrynin, who has been the Soviet ambassador to Washington for a quarter of a century, already has been named a secretary of the Soviet Communist Party's Central Committee and will return as a high-level Kremlin adviser on American affairs.
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July 31, 1985 | WILLIAM J. EATON, Times Staff Writer
The Soviet Union and its new, affable foreign minister, Eduard A. Shevardnadze, have been keeping an unusually high profile at meetings on the 10th anniversary of the Helsinki accords. In sharp contrast to the typical taciturn manner shown by Soviet officials at past international conferences, the Soviet delegates have turned into virtual chatterboxes.
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October 1, 1991 | JAMES GERSTENZANG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
President Bush hopes to dispatch a team of U.S. officials "soon" to the Soviet Union to "lay out directly" his new proposal to sharply reduce the U.S. nuclear arsenal, the White House said Monday. As the United States and Soviet Union appeared to be moving ever closer to wide-ranging measures that would scale back their nuclear competition, Viktor G.
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July 31, 1985 | NORMAN KEMPSTER, Times Staff Writer
Secretary of State George P. Shultz on Tuesday called the roll of 18 Soviet victims of political and religious persecution to dramatize his charge that Moscow and its allies have committed widespread violations of the Helsinki accords. Shultz's uncompromising emphasis on human rights violations followed a surprisingly mild speech by Eduard A. Shevardnadze, the new Soviet foreign minister. Shevardnadze dwelt on the U.S.
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August 20, 1991 | JAMES GERSTENZANG and NORMAN KEMPSTER, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
President Bush, denouncing the ouster of Mikhail S. Gorbachev as a "coup backed by the KGB and the military," called Monday for the embattled Soviet president to be restored to power. "This misguided and illegitimate effort bypasses both Soviet law and the will of the Soviet peoples," Bush said in a two-page statement issued after a series of crisis meetings in the White House. "Accordingly, we support (Russian Federation) President (Boris N.
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