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Gromyko, Andrei

Pronunciation: /ɡrəˈmiːkəʊ/
(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.

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