Leonid Ilich Brezhnev
By : Dominique Lemon, Ashley Shaw
The Brezhnev Era
By the 1960's Brezhnev was clearly the dominant leader within the Soviet Union. When it came to policies Brezhnev was not the best, however when it came to manipulating the party that played in his favor.
BREZHNEV VISITS THE UNITED STATES
On June 18, 1973 Soviet General Secretary Leonid Brezhnev landed at Andrews Air Force base to participate in the second Soviet Summit of the Nixon Presidency.President Nixon recalled that the Soviet Union and the United States were nearing agreement on the second Strategic Arms Limitation Treaty.
The Brezhnev Constitution was was unanimously adopted, The Constitution explicitly defined the division of responsibilities between the central and republic governments.
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