Question by Dr. Zhivago: Is there any video of the Khrushchev shoe banging incident!? I am Russian & curious :P Quick answer: Answer by iAtollahNope. From Wikipedia: “…witness accounts vary as to the extent of Khrushchev’s actions while at his delegate-desk, and there are no credible photographic or video records available. There is at least […]
Question by Gear # 455: Does anyone know where & how to get the video of Nikita Khrushchev banging his shoe on a desk? Its during a United Nations meeting and he gets angry and starts banging his shoe on his desk Quick answer: Answer by zzsleepurhttp://www.answerbag.com/q_view/1151053 http://www.mahalo.com/khrushchev-shoe-banging/ here is a picture of it..but I […]
Question by : How was Nikita Khrushchev similar and different from Josef Stalin? Quick answer: Answer by VincentThey were similar in that they both were ruthless and willing to crush opponents with deadly force. They were different in that Stalin had absolute power, but Khrushchev’s power was more limited by his peer group. Read all […]
Question by : What were the goals of Nikita Khrushchev in the Cuban Missile Crisis? What was it that Khrushchev wanted to accomplish in the crisis? Quick answer: Answer by tuffyTo put thermonuclear warheads 90 miles from the U.S. and try to threaten them. Read all the answers in the comments. Add your own answer!
Question by : How was Georgi Malenkov more powerful than Nikita Khrushchev and Lavrenti Beria after Josif Stalin’s death? Malenkov was in charge of the CPSU Secretariat, and Khrushchev was in charge of the CPSU Presidium. Wasn’t the Presidium more powerful than the Secretariat. Quick answer: Answer by JayBeria had made many enemies was hated […]
Question by tracy: Were Nikita Khrushchev’s warnings “prophetic”? Were Nikita Khrushchev’s warnings “prophetic”? November 1956 During a diplomatic reception at the Kremlin, Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev told Western diplomats: “About the capitalist states, it doesn’t depend on you whether we (Soviet Union) exist. If you don’t like us, don’t accept our invitations, and don’t invite […]
Question by Rebecca T: what did khrushchev mean by peacefull co-existence? Quick answer: Answer by wingo61Peaceful coexistence (or, “Peaceful co-existence – as a form of the continuation of the class struggle”) was a theory developed and applied by the Soviet Union at various points during the Cold War in the context of its ostensibly Marxist-Leninist […]