Share this entry

Share this page

Gromyko, Andrei

Line breaks: An¦drei Gro¦myko
Pronunciation: /ɡrəˈmiːkəʊ
 
/

Definition of Gromyko, Andrei in English:

( 1909–89), Soviet statesman, Foreign minister 1957–1985, President of the USSR 1985-8; full name Andrei Andreevich Gromyko. His appointment to the presidency (largely a formal position) by Gorbachev was widely interpreted as a manoeuvre to reduce Gromyko’s influence and make possible an ending of the Cold War.

Definition of Gromyko, Andrei in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day boscage
Pronunciation: ˈbäskij
noun
massed trees or shrubs