Nikita Khrushchev

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  • Nikita Khrushchev
    • Wanted peace
    • He had the people's needs in mind
    • He ended USSR's feuds with China and Yugoslavia
    • He talked of peaceful co-existence with the West
    • Made plans to reduce expenditure on arms
    • He attended the first post-war summit between the USSR, USA, France and Britain
    • He cared about people
    • He wanted to end the cold war
    • He was better than Stalin
      • After Stalin's death in 1953
    • Made the secret speech(1956)
      • disgraced Stalin's efforts
      • Highlighted the purges
      • Denounced him as a wicked tyrant
      • said he was the enemy of the people and wanted all the power for himself
    • He released political prisoners
    • Created the Warsaw pact
    • Stood for peaceful co-existence


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