Brezhnev and the Decline of the Soviet Union (Routledge Studies in the History of Russia and Eastern Europe) by Thomas Crump
English | 2013 | ISBN: 0415690730 | 233 Pages | PDF | 2 MB
Leonid Brezhnev was leader of the Soviet Union from 1964-1982, a longer period than any other Soviet leader apart from Stalin. During Brezhnev’s time Soviet power seemed at its height and increasing. Living standards were rising, the Soviet Union was a nuclear power and successful in its space missions, and the Soviet Union's influence reached into all part of the world.