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“We thought of a subway,” Nikita Khrushchev wrote in his memoirs, “as something almost supernatural.” Tashkent Metro is pretty magical.

Nikita Khrushchev, the earthy Soviet leader of the 1950s, called Berlin the “balls” of the West. “Every time I want to make the West scream, I squeeze on Berlin.” David Reynolds on the fall of the Berlin Wall.

‘The diplomat explained that people were booing, an expression of disapproval. Khrushchev grew thoughtful. In the back of the car, he said experimentally to himself: “Boo!” And then again: “Boo!” He liked it.’ Neal Ascherson on Nikita Khrushchev:

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#OTD in 1962, nuclear war loomed when the United States discovered that the Soviets had nuclear missiles in Cuba. After 13 tense days and a U.S. naval blockade of Cuba, Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev agreed to withdraw the missiles.

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Pushinka, a mixed-breed whose mother had been sent into orbit on Korabl-Sputnik 2, was a surprise delivery from Nikita Khrushchev'>Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev in 1961. (3/5) Credit: John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum / NARA

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#OTD in 1959, Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev concluded his U.S. visit. Here's Movietone's report on Khrushchev's trip to the studios of Twentieth Century Fox#MovietoneMoments 

This Day. 1959: Dwight Eisenhower welcomed the first Soviet leader to visit the United States - Nikita Khrushchev. Ike took him to Camp David. Whatever hopes they had for better ties were soon wrecked when a U.S. spy plane was shot down over Soviet airspace

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In 1959, Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev became the first Soviet leader to visit the United States.

#OTD in 1959, President Dwight D. Eisenhower welcomed Nikita Khrushchev'>Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev to Washington. Over the next 12 days, Khrushchev visited New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, corn farms in Iowa, Pittsburgh, Camp David, and Eisenhower’s farm at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.

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QUOTE: “Politicians are the same all over. They promise to build bridges even when there are no rivers” Nikita Khrushchev, Soviet president

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JFK asks his mother (after Cuban Missile Crisis) not to contact Nikita Khrushchev again without asking him first:

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#ImOldEnoughToRememberWhen Nikita Khrushchev vowed “we will take America without firing a shot. We do not have to invade the U.S. We will destroy you from within.”

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JFK asks his mother (after Cuban Missile Crisis, 1962) not to contact Nikita Khrushchev again without consulting him first:

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QUOTE: “Politicians are the same all over. They promise to build bridges even when there are no rivers” Nikita Khrushchev, Soviet president

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Opinion|Nina Khrushcheva: "From the fierce tyrant who first began building China’s Great Wall to Soviet leader Nikita S. Khrushchev (my great-grandfather as it happens), walls have represented undemocratic forces."

JFK asks his Mother (after Cuban Missile Crisis) not to contact Nikita Khrushchev again without asking him first:

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QUOTE: “Politicians are the same all over. They promise to build bridges even when there are no rivers” Nikita Khrushchev, Soviet president

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JFK asks his mother (after Cuban Missile Crisis) not to contact Nikita Khrushchev again without asking him first:

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