Funeral of General Secretary of the CPSU, Chairman of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR, Leonid Brezhnev. (1982)
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Temporary descriptionCity of Moscow. 12-15 November 1982. Farewell to the body of Leonid Brezhnev in the Hall of Columns. The funeral procession passes through the city, the Red Square. Memorial service. Memorial cemetery near the Kremlin wall. Coffin with the body of Leonid Brezhnev's lowered into the grave. Among those present at the funeral: family and friends of Leonid Brezhnev, Yuri Andropov, Gorbachev, VV Grishin, AA Gromyko, NA Tikhonov, DF Ustinov, Chernenko, GT coast, Popovich, Bykovskiy, Valentina Tereshkova, the patriarch Pimen and others. Presence of delegations of foreign countries. City of Moscow. Kremlin. November 15, 1982. Meeting of heads of foreign delegations with the Soviet leaders. Condolences. Among those present: J. Kadar (Hungary), T. Zhivkov (Bulgaria), Erich Honecker (East Germany), W. Jaruzelski (Poland), N. Ceausescu (Romania), G. Husak (Czech Republic), Castro (Cuba), Yu Tsedenbal (Mongolia), Chnong Tgen (Vietnam), H. Samrin (Korea), Park Chan Cher (Korea), D. Ortega Saavedra (Nicaragua), G. Hall (USA), G. Mies (Germany), A. Cunha (Portugal), H. Florakis (Greece), Corvalan (Chile), E. Berlinguer (Italy), R. Arismendi (Uruguay), F. Muri ( Austria), G. McLennan (UK), M. O'Riordan (Ireland), W. Chestnut (Canada), L. van Gheit (Belgium), J. Kayanoya (Finland), A. Magnien (Switzerland), H. Schmitt (West Berlin), J. Jensen (Denmark), H. Kleven (Norway) and others.