from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Gromyko, Andrei Andreyevich 1909-1989. Soviet political leader who served as ambassador to the United States (1943-1946) and the United Nations (1946-1948). He later held the posts of foreign minister (1957-1983) and chairman of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet (1983-1988).

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  • n. Soviet ambassador to the United States and to the United Nations (1909-1989)


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  • American experience with Communist diplomacy was based on contacts with Soviet leaders, principally Andrei Gromyko, who had a tendency to turn diplomacy into a test of bureaucratic will; he was impeccably correct in negotiation but implacable on substance—sometimes, one sensed, straining his self-discipline.

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  • He won concessions from the Soviet Union by building up the military, not by making pre-emptive offers to placate Andrei Gromyko.

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  • When Gromyko had finished translating Heisenberg's last question, Gordov burst into laughter.

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  • "Comrade Commissar, we have to do something," said Gromyko.

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