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Konstantin Chernenko

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USSR Anthem: 1985 Konstantin Chernenko funeral - OUR Resource

 

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Konstantin Chernenko Trivia

 

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Today in History for Monday , March 10th

 

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Soviet Union President Konstantin Chernenko seated at long table ZOOM IN CMS Press Conference 1985 .

Konstantin Ustinovich Chernenko was a Soviet politician and the fifth General Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union. He led the Soviet Union from 13 February 1984 until his death thirteen months later, on 10 March 1985. Chernenko was also Chairman of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet from 11 April 1984 until his death.
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  • Origins 

  • Rise to the Soviet leadership 

  • Leader of the Soviet Union 

  • Health problems, death and legacy