The Dictator Files: Leonid Brezhnev

Can you guess these facts about the Soviet leader Leonid Brezhnev?
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Last updated: September 24, 2022
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First submittedFebruary 5, 2021
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Present-day country he was born in
Military rank held at the end of World War II
Major General
Viktoria Denisova
Soviet Leader Brezhnev ousted and replaced
Nikita Khrushchev
Country the Soviet Union invaded in 1979, in a spectacular failure
Type of engineering study he took up in University
Revolt in Czechoslovakia he brutally crushed
Prague Spring
Position in the Soviet Union's Communist Party held by Brezhnev
General Secretary
Soviet Republic whose Communist Party his predecessor made him second secretary of
He wished to thaw relations with the US using a policy called:
Communist Country he shipped $450 million worth of arms to
North Vietnam
Dictator whose Cultural Revolution Brezhnev called "self-destructive"
Mao Zedong
Politician who Brezhnev was briefly in a power struggle with in the 1960s
Alexei Kosygin
KGB Leader who succeeded Brezhnev
Yuri Andropov
Polish dictator whose rival Solidarity Union Brezhnev helped suppress
Wojciech Jaruzelski
Highest military rank in the Soviet Union, with Brezhnev and Stalin being the only Soviet leaders to hold it
Level 65
Sep 24, 2022
There was 39 marshals of SU besides Stalin and Brezhnev. Including Zhukov, Konev, Rokossovskiy, Malinovskiy, Vasilevskiy, Budyonny, Bargamyan...
Level 57
Sep 24, 2022
Thanks, I should have clarified that they were the only Soviet LEADERS to hold the rank. Fixed now.