HY 265 Review - Mikhail Suslov helped replace Khrushchev...

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Mikhail Suslov helped replace Khrushchev with Brezhnev Gorbachev born in the same town as Suslov: Stavropol connection for Gorbachev (along with Yuri Andropov) helps Gorbachev when he becomes a member of the central committee in 1971 Doctor’s Plot after Israel emerged in 1948 Stalin did not want Soviet Jews to go to Israel Oct. 1952: Stalin received letter that Zhdanov’s (top leadership) death on operating table was not an accident medically murdered Nov. 1952: some leading doctors arrested Jan. 1953: Pravda announced arrest of saboteur doctors doctors tortured: similar to show trials Stalin’s death halts purge of Jews Secret Speech: all of this was fabricated Yuri Gagarin 1961: first man in space/first man to orbit earth
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