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Gromyko, Andrei

Pronunciation: /ɡrəˈmēkō/
(1909–89), Soviet statesman; foreign minister 1957–85; president of the former Soviet Union 1985–88; full name Andrei Andreevich Gromyko. His appointment to the presidency, largely a formal position, by Mikhail Gorbachev was widely interpreted as a maneuver to reduce Gromyko’s influence and to make an ending of the Cold War possible.

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Syllabification: Gro·my·ko, Andrei

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