Kraft, Joseph
January 1983
New Yorker;1/31/1983, Vol. 58 Issue 50, p104
The article focuses on the political situation in Moscow and the political career of Yuri Andropov, leader of the Soviet Union. Andropov was the head of the KGB then later named General Secretary after the death of Leonid Brezhnev. He instituted programs to contain dissidence and oppositionism. He favored an easing of tension with China and would continue the conciliatory policy set in motion by Brezhnev.


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