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- adjective Of or pertaining to Leonid Brezhnev (1906-1982), General Secretary of the
CommunistParty of the Soviet Unionfrom 1964.
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Ceausescu's final brutal fling, serves up an uneven black comedy about rag-tag Jewish musicians ousted from the Bolshoi Orchestra in 1980 - during a Brezhnevian purge - who reunite
Noting that the leadership of the country has slipped into a Brezhnevian decline of fixed elections, tightly controlled TV, and an oppressively dominant security service, Knight writes that the opposition has undergone its own corrosion in recent years.
As did Cuba's communist atheists, the supposed socialists of Chávez's Venezuela and the Brezhnevian relics from Belarus.
He is searching (we are told) for speechwriters, his delivery is Brezhnevian.
It fell because Hönecker wouldn’t or couldn’t take a Stalinist, a Khruschevian or even a Brezhnevian attitude towards dissent in the DDR.
And his Brezhnevian presidential bear hug came courtesy of George “I’m the Decider” Bush.