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Volodymyr Vasylyovych Shcherbytsky (Ukrainian: Володимир Васильович Щербицький, Russian: Vladimir Vasilyevich Shcherbitsky) (1918 - 1990) was a Ukrainian and Soviet politician. He was a leader of the Communist Party of Ukraine from 1972 to 1989. Jump to: navigation, search 1918 was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar (see link for calendar) or a common year starting on Wednesday of the Julian calendar. ... Jump to: navigation, search 1990 is a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Soviet redirects here. ... Categories: Politics stubs | Communist parties | Ukrainian politics | Ukrainian political parties ... Jump to: navigation, search 1972 was a leap year that started on a Saturday. ... Jump to: navigation, search 1989 is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

One of the most influential figures in the Soviet Union, a member of Soviet politburo since 1971, he was a close ally to the Soviet leader Leonid Brezhnev. His rule of Ukraine was characterized by the expanded policies of Russification and fierce suppression of dissent. At the same time, he used his influence to protect the economical interests of Ukraine within the USSR. Jump to: navigation, search Politburo is short for Political Bureau. ... Jump to: navigation, search 1971 is a common year starting on Friday (click for link to calendar). ... Jump to: navigation, search Leonid Ilyich Brezhnev listen [▶] (Russian: ) (December 19 (O.S. December 6) 1906 – November 10, 1982) was effective ruler of the Soviet Union from 1964 to 1982, though at first in partnership with others. ... Jump to: navigation, search Russification is adoption of the Russian language or some other real or supposed Russian attribute (whether voluntarily or not) by non-Russian communities. ...

He was one of the supporters of Gorbachev in his takeover of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union which ultimately led to the implementation of reforms that dramatically altered the country and its future. At the same time, Scherbytsky opposed these democratic changes. Mikhail Sergeyevich Gorbachev (Russian: ; Pronunciation: mih-kha-ILL ser-GHE-ye-vich gor-bah-CHOFF) (born March 2, 1931), was leader of the Soviet Union from 1985 until 1991. ... The Communist Party of the Soviet Union (Russian: Коммунисти́ческая Па́ртия Сове́тского Сою́за = КПСС) was the name used by the successors of the Bolshevik faction of the Russian Social Democratic Labour Party from 1952 to 1991, but the wording Communist Party was present in the partys name since 1918 when the Bolsheviks became the All...

He is also held responsible for concealing the real scale of the Chernobyl Accident and for holding May Day demonstration in Kiev only 5 days after the accident happened, when the public was still severely exposed to nuclear radiation. Jump to: navigation, search The nuclear power plant at Chernobyl prior to the completion of the sarcophagus. ... May Day is a name for various holidays celebrated on May 1 (or in the beginning of May). ... Jump to: navigation, search A monument to St. ... ...

External link

  • Shcherbytsky Volodymyr Vasylyovych, from the Ukrainian Government Portal

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