Definition of Khrushchev, Nikita in English:

Khrushchev, Nikita

Pronunciation /ˈkro͝oSHˌ(t)SHev/ /ˈkrʊʃˌ(t)ʃɛv/ /ˈkro͝oSHˌ(t)SHôf/ /ˈkrʊʃˌ(t)ʃɔf/

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proper noun

  • (1894–1971), Soviet statesman; premier 1958–64; full name Nikita Sergeevich Khrushchev. He came close to war with the US over the Cuban Missile Crisis in 1962 and also clashed with China, which led to his being ousted by Brezhnev and Kosygin.