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K's rise to power: what was it announced on 6 march 1953 that Malenkov would combine roles of

secretary of central committee and chairman of council of ministers

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K's rise to power: why had Malenkov been forced by rivals to step down from party secretary

to concentrate on his governmental role

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K's rise to power: who took post of party secretary after Malenkov

khrushchev

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K's rise to power: who was a collective leadership established between in 1953

Molotov (foreign minister) and beria (head of MVD)

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K's rise to power: who did Khrushchev immediately begin appointing to important party posts when he became p secretary

his own proteges

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K's rise to power: where did Kh build himself a strong support network despite underestimation from others

in partys administrative machinery

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K's rise to power: who emerged as leader who was most anxious to depart from Stalinist policies

beria

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K's rise to power: what did the popularity of berias pronouncements and power of his office cause alarm

at the top of party hierarchy

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K's rise to power: who conspired against beria

Malenkov and other presidium members including Khr

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K's rise to power: who did presidium members arrange berias arrest at hands of in June 1953

military

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K's rise to power: what was beria accused of in the anti beria campaign

criminal anti party and anti state activites

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K's rise to power: what was the fate of beria

he was secretly tried and executed on 24 December 1953

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K's rise to power: what happened to berias supporters

they were purged

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K's rise to power: what was the leadership divided on

foreign policy, industrial and agricultural policy and the role of the party

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K's rise to power: what did Malenkov place above the party

government

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K's rise to power: what did Malenkov attempt to launch with molotovs backing

to use his influence to launch a new course

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K's rise to power: what did Malenkov want to change in his new course

collective farm policy, reduce peasant taxes and put more investment into consumer goods

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K's rise to power: who did khruschev place party before

government

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K's rise to power: what did khrushchevs proposals include

a less radical proposal for the parallel development of heavy and light industry and sold himself as an agricultural expert- launching virgin lands scheme

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K's rise to power: what did the early success of the VLS help

to rally the party behind Khrushchev

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K's rise to power: why was Malenkov forced to step down as chairman of the council of ministers in fb 1955

he found himself isolated

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K's rise to power: what role did Malenkov sake after stepping down as chairman

minister for power stations

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K's rise to power: who was Malenkov succeeded by as chairman of the council of ministers

bulganin

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K's rise to power: until when did khr and Bulganin act as joint leaders

1958

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K's rise to power: when was there an attempt to unseat Khrushchev

in 1957 when himself and Bulganin were on a visit to finland

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K's rise to power: how did Khrushchev prevent himself being unseated 1957 despite majority vote in presidium

he insisted the matter be put to central committee

ensured those favourable were brought to Moscow to vote in his favour

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K's rise to power: how did krushchev benefit from the support of Zhukov

he'd been brought back into power as deputy minister for defence and thus brought red army support

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K's rise to power: who did Zhukov speak out against

Malenkov, Molotov and their supporter kaganovich

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K's rise to power: what did the plotters become known as

the anti party group

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K's rise to power: what happened to the plotters

duly outvoted by central committee and accused of conservatism and involvement in purges of 1930s