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[[ Read E-pub ]] Ø Nikita Khrushchev õ What was known about Soviet premier Nikita Khrushchev during his career was strictly limited by the secretive Soviet government Little information was available after he was ousted and became a 'nonperson' in the USSR inThis pathbreaking book draws for the first time on a wealth of newly released materialsdocuments from secret former Soviet archives, memoirs of longsilent witnesses, the full memoirs of the premier himselfto assemble the bestinformed analysis of the Khrushchev years ever completed The contributors to this volume include Russian, Ukrainian, American, and British scholars; a former key foreign policy aide to Khrushchev; the executive secretary of a Russian commission investigating Sovietera repressions and rehabilitations; and Khrushchev's own son Sergei The book presents and interprets new information on Khrushchev's struggle for power, public attitudes toward him, his role in agricultural reform and cultural politics, and such foreign policy issues as EastWest relations, nuclear strategy, and relations with GermanyIt also chronicles Khrushchev's years in Ukraine where he grew up and began his political career, serving as Communist party boss fromto , and his role in mass repressions of the s and in destalinisation in the s and s Two concluding chapters compare the regimes of Khrushchev and Gorbachev as they struggled to reform Communism, to humanise and modernise the Soviet system, and to answer the haunting question that persists today: is Russia itself reformable?