Death of the gerontocracy

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When did Brezhnev die?
November 1982
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When did Andropov die and what of?
February 1984, chronic kidney deficiency
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When did Chernenko die?
March 1985, terminally ill when he took office
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What did Reagan say upon Chernenko's death?
'How am I supposed to get anyplace with these Russians if they keep on dying on me?'
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What was Reagan and Bush's softer rhetoric called?
policy of constructive engagement.
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