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July 12, 1990 | MICHAEL PARKS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Vladimir A. Ivashko, elected Wednesday as the deputy general secretary of the Soviet Communist Party, is a man of the "Gorbachev generation"--a 58-year-old onetime economics professor who became a party official midway through his career.
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July 12, 1990 | MICHAEL PARKS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Vladimir A. Ivashko, elected Wednesday as the deputy general secretary of the Soviet Communist Party, is a man of the "Gorbachev generation"--a 58-year-old onetime economics professor who became a party official midway through his career.
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July 12, 1990 | MICHAEL PARKS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
President Mikhail S. Gorbachev secured the election Wednesday of his nominee as the Soviet Communist Party's deputy general secretary, winning a showdown with the party's resurgent conservative wing. Vladimir A. Ivashko, a moderate party leader from the Ukraine, defeated Yegor K. Ligachev, the foremost conservative within the party's powerful Politburo, for the post as Gorbachev's deputy, according to the official Soviet news agency Tass.
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July 12, 1990 | MICHAEL PARKS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
President Mikhail S. Gorbachev secured the election Wednesday of his nominee as the Soviet Communist Party's deputy general secretary, winning a showdown with the party's resurgent conservative wing. Vladimir A. Ivashko, a moderate party leader from the Ukraine, defeated Yegor K. Ligachev, the foremost conservative within the party's powerful Politburo, for the post as Gorbachev's deputy, according to the official Soviet news agency Tass.
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February 26, 1991
Chinese Communist Party General Secretary Jiang Zemin's plan to go to Moscow in May for a summit with Soviet President Mikhail S. Gorbachev tops the agenda of a five-day visit, starting today, of Vladimir A. Ivashko, deputy general secretary of the Soviet Communist Party. Jiang's trip would be a return visit for Gorbachev's historic 1989 trip to Beijing, which formally ended three decades of enmity between the two nations. Also to be discussed: The Persian Gulf War.
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October 10, 1990 | From Times Wire Services
Defiant Communist officials said today they oppose widespread private property and indicated the party will resist calls to give up its own vast holdings and share power in a coalition government. The officials, briefing reporters on a two-day Central Committee plenum that ended Tuesday, also rejected the elimination of party cells in the work place and said the Soviet Union will continue to celebrate Revolution Day as a national holiday. Vladimir A. Ivashko, the party's No.
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October 1, 1989 | MASHA HAMILTON, Times Staff Writer
President Mikhail S. Gorbachev warned Saturday that his reform program will falter across the country if it stumbles in the Ukraine, the Soviet Union's second-largest republic, which recently has been racked by nationalist, labor and religious unrest. Vladimir A. Ivashko, the new Communist Party leader of the republic and a strong Gorbachev supporter who was elected three days ago after the ousting of conservative Vladimir V.
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July 13, 1990 | JOHN-THOR DAHLBURG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Summing up the efforts of the Soviet Communist Party to reinvent itself, one skeptic said all he and his almost 4,700 comrades at the party congress have been doing is pouring "new gasoline into an old engine." A leading Soviet reformer, Moscow Deputy Mayor Sergei B. Stankevich, said the Communists meeting in the Kremlin seem as oblivious to impending doom as passengers on the Titanic arguing over what music the orchestra should play.
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September 29, 1989 | MASHA HAMILTON, Times Staff Writer
President Mikhail S. Gorbachev, demonstrating his personal commitment to reviving public faith in the Communist Party, made a surprise trip Thursday to Kiev to oversee the dismissal of the Ukrainian party chief, an unpopular conservative who had controlled the second-largest Soviet republic for 17 years. Vladimir V. Shcherbitsky, 71, a holdover from the now-discredited era of party leader Leonid I.
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July 24, 1990 | JOHN-THOR DAHLBURG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
"Politburo: The TV Show" made its debut on state-run television Monday night with a high-powered cast and almost everything else a civic-minded Soviet viewer could want. It had Phil Donahue-like suspense as the Communist Party's new No. 2 official, put under the klieg lights before a nationwide audience, was asked point-blank whether he is a relative of President Mikhail S. Gorbachev's wife, Raisa. (He said he isn't.
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October 23, 1991 | JOHN-THOR DAHLBURG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Former Politburo archconservative Yegor K. Ligachev, once the No. 2 man in the Communist Party, was accused Tuesday of involvement in the plot to topple Soviet President Mikhail S. Gorbachev and of possibly seeking to supplant him as party leader. At a special hearing in the Russian Federation legislature called to gauge Communist backing for the abortive August coup attempt, Alexei P.
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May 27, 1992 | JOHN-THOR DAHLBURG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Turning the tables on President Boris N. Yeltsin's foes, Russia's Constitutional Court on Tuesday scheduled the "trial of the century"--open hearings on the Soviet Communist Party's bloody, checkered past--and asked the last general secretary, Mikhail S. Gorbachev, to attend to defend its actions.
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