Lenin's Tomb: The Last Days of the Soviet Empire Character Descriptions

David Remnick
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David Remnick

This person is a young Washington Post journalist who speaks Russian and is assigned to the Soviet Union.

Joseph Stalin

This person was born in 1879 in a small village in Russian, attended seminary, and was expelled because of communism.

Vladimir Lenin

This person has been the symbol of Communism and Bolshevism in the Soviet Union since 1917.

Mikhail Gorbachev

This person replaced Chernenko and was the leader of the Soviet Union from 1985-1991.

Boris Yeltsin

This person worked in the Communist party and was elected president of the Russian Federation in 1991.

Andrei Sakharov

This person was a Soviet physicist who became a Soviet dissident after creating the Soviet Union's first thermonuclear bomb.

Aleksandr Solzhenitsysn

This person is a Soviet historian and novelist who wrote A Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich and The Gulag Archipelago.

Nikita Khrushchev

This person assumed power in the Soviet Union in...

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