Updates, Live

Sunday, May 18, 2014

Viktor Sukhrodev Passed Away

Soviet interpreter Viktor Sukhodrev, center, with Leonid Brezhnev and Richard Nixon
at a Washington summit in June 1973
image: Bob Burchette/The Washington Post
no copyright infringement intended

Viktor Sukhodrev, a polished interpreter who was at the side of every Soviet leader for three decades as the English-language voice of the Kremlin and who was often the third person in the room during high-level summit meetings throughout the Cold War, died May 16 in Moscow. He was 81.

Read the full article in Washington Post:

And here you can read the obituary from NY Times:

Viktor Sukhodrev between Jimmy Carter and Leonid Brezhnev
image: Agence France-Presse — Getty Images
(NY Times)
no copyright infringement intended

(Zoon Politikon)


Post a Comment

<< Home