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“Communists of Russia” called for a ban on calling the Brezhnev era stagnation

MOSCOW, Nov 10 Russian political party “Communists of Russia” sent an appeal to the State Duma with a request to legally ban the term “stagnation” in relation to the period when the Soviet Union was led by Secretary of the Central Committee of the CPSU Leonid Brezhnev, and to fine for the use of such a term by 25 thousand rubles, party chairman Sergei Malinkovich said.
Brezhnev became secretary Central Committee of the CPSU in 1964. He led the Soviet Union until 1982. The era of Brezhnev was later called the “period of stagnation” in history. At that time, conservative tendencies prevailed in the country, and negative processes in the planned economy were growing. Periods of easing tensions in the world associated with the signing of agreements with the United States to limit the arms race were replaced by a sharp escalation. of the historical period when the leader of the country and the ruling party of the CPSU was Leonid Ilyich Brezhnev,” Malinkovich said. “Gorbachev's, Yeltsin's and Western liberals”.

“This is biased and insulting! It is necessary that there be a ban on such terms and a sanction, a fine of 25,000 rubles for such detractors,” Malinkovich concluded.


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