Member of Politburo Minister of Foreign Affair Andrey Gromyko Signed International Workers Solidarity Day Greeting Card

Member of Politburo Minister of Foreign Affair Andrey Gromyko Signed International Workers Solidarity Day Greeting Card

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Andrey Gromyko signed greeting card.

Dear Mikhail Vasilievich and Valentina Avraamovna!

We cordially congratulate you on the occasion of the May Day-International Workers Solidarity Day. We wish good health, happiness and new great successes in work for the benefit of our Motherland.

With deep respect,

A. Gromyko (signature in blue pen)

L. Gromyko (signature in blue pen)

Size of the card (folded 8”x4. 1/4”), excellent condition.

Andrei Andreyevich Gromyko (1909 – 1989) was a Soviet communist politician during the Cold War. He served as Minister of Foreign Affairs (1957–1985) and as Chairman of the Presidium of the Supreme Court (1985–1988). Gromyko was responsible for many top decisions on Soviet foreign policy until he retired in 1988. In the 1940s Western pundits called him Mr. Nyet ("Mr. No") or "Grim Grom", because of his frequent use of the Soviet veto in the United Nations Security Council.

Lydia Dmitrievna Gromyko (née Grinevich, Гриневич; 1911 – 2004) was the wife of Soviet leader Andrey Gromyko 

The greeting card addressed to member of politburo M. Zimyanin.

Mikhail Vasilyevich Zimyanin (1914 – 1995) served as the editor-in-chief of the newspaper Pravda, the official publication of theCommunist Party of the Soviet Union, from 1965 to 1976. Afterwards, he was appointed to the party's secretariat. He retired on 28 January 1987 for "health reasons”.

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