The Leonid Brezhnev Era
- Led Soviet Union from 1964-1982
- Many think this period of deterioration for USSR due to party "apparatchiks" left over from the Stalin regime wanted to return to the old status quo
- Made famous the Brezhnev doctrine:
"It was the right and duty of fraternal socialist countries to intervene in each others affairs when socialism was threatened"
- He makes this while intervening in Czechoslovakia in 1968
Leonid Brezhnev led the Soviet Union 1964 - 1982. Many people think that his period was a deterioration for the country due to the "Apparatchiks" that were left over from Stalin reign wanted to go back to old times. Intervened in Czechoslovakia and created the Brezhnev doctrine.