5.) Nikita Khrushchev

  • 2018-12-12
  • Source: AAN
  • by: AAN staff
The only "decent" thing Nikita Khrushchev did was talk Fidel Castro down from firing nukes at the U.S. mainland during the Cuban Missile Crisis.

Of course, the warheads were there only because of the Soviet Premier.

While Khrushchev initiated the period of destalinization in the Soviet Union, he may have done so to put greater distance between himself and his mentor.

During World War II, Khrushchev served the Red Army as a commissar, executing thousands of Russian soldiers who attempted to retreat in the face of the German onslaught.

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