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Andropov, Yuri

Pronunciation: /änˈdrôpəf/
(1914–84), Soviet statesman; general secretary of the Communist Party of the former Soviet Union 1982–84 and president 1983–84; full name Yuri Vladimirovich Andropov. As president, he initiated the reform process that was carried out by Mikhail Gorbachev, his successor.
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