Definition of Andropov, Yuri in English:

Andropov, Yuri

Line breaks: Yuri An|dro|pov
Pronunciation: /anˈdrɒpɒf
 
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( 1914–84), Soviet statesman, General Secretary of the Communist Party of the USSR 1982-4 and President 1983-4; full name Yuri Vladimirovich Andropov. As President he initiated the reform process carried through by Mikhail Gorbachev, his chosen successor.

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