Funeral of General Secretary of the CPSU, Chairman of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR Yuri Andropov. (1984)
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Temporary descriptionMoscow Hall of Columns in mourning attire. Coffin with the body of Yuri Andropov on the pedestal. In honor guard: GA Aliyev, Mikhail Gorbachev, VV Grishin, AA Gromyko, DA Kunayev, GV Romanov, NA Tikhonov, DF Ustinov, Konstantin Chernenko, and others. Since the late farewell party and state delegation: Czechoslovakia - led by Gustav Husak, Hungary - led by J. Kadar, Bulgaria - headed by T. Zhivkov, CPP - led by N. Ceausescu, Republic of Cuba - headed by Castro and others. Memorial service at the Red Square.