Meaning of Brezhnev

Brezh•nev

Pronunciation: (brezh'nef Russ. brye'zhnyif&hasp), [key]
  1. 1906–82, Russian political leader: first secretary of the Soviet Communist party 1964–66; general secretary 1966–82; president of the Soviet Union 1960–64, 1977–82.
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