Under the 1977 Constitution of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR),
the Chairman ... The post of the General Secretary was abolished under Stalin
and later .... removal from power; Alexei...
Communist Leaders of the Soviet Union / Russia ... the leader of the Bolshevik
party, and the first Premier of the Soviet Union. ... Joseph Stalin became General
Secretary of the Soviet Communist Party in 1922, following the death of Lenin. ...
Under Stalin's rule, the Soviet Union was transformed from a nation based on ...
After Stalin took control of the Soviet Union following Lenin's death in 1924, ...
1958, Khrushchev consolidated his power by taking the office of premier himself.
The Soviet Union was formally led by eight different men: Lenin, Stalin, ... The
following table identifies the names, dates, and primary titles of the eight ... He
was the chairman of the USSR communist party, and was premier of the Soviet
A timeline showing the leaders of the Soviet Union from 1917 until 1991, drawn
with the RFFlow software.
RUSSIA UNDER KHRUSHCHEV When Stalin died, he left a gaping void to be ...
and Malenkov was forced to resign from his previous position as premier in 1955.
... Khrushchev also strove to improve the USSR's shaky relationship with the ...
Lenin's position was equivalent to that of prime minister. ... Despite the fact that
Stalin led the USSR for almost thirty years, it was not clear after his death that the
During the postwar reconstruction period, Stalin tightened domestic controls,
justifying the ... Following the Berlin blockade, the West and the Soviet Union
divided .... Khrushchev became prime minister in March 1958 when Bulganin
U.S. President John F. Kennedy; Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev; Prime ...
Tensions with the Soviet Union further escalated during the 1961 Berlin Crisis.
... British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, and Soviet Premier Joseph Stalin ...
and Churchill discussed with Stalin the conditions under which the Soviet Union
... the Soviets would be granted a sphere of influence in Manchuria following ...