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23rd Congress of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union


23rd Congress of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union

The 23rd Congress of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union (CPSU) took place in Moscow, RSFSR between 29 March and 8 April 1966. It was the first Congress during Leonid Brezhnev's leadership of the Party and state. The position of First Secretary (held by Brezhnev) was renamed back to General Secretary, which had been its name from 1922 to 1952. The congress elected the 23rd Central Committee.

Leonid Brezhnev, Gennady Voronov,

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