Molotov pp 273-276 | Cite as


  • Derek Watson
Part of the Studies in Russian and East European History and Society book series


Molotov’s career was similar to that of many other front-ranking Soviet leaders who did not achieve the dominating General Secretary position, but in other ways was markedly different. His longevity/survival and role as foreign minister from 1939 were fundamental in distinguishing it.


Foreign Policy Party Leadership Foreign Minister European History Soviet Leader 
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  • Derek Watson
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  1. 1.Centre for Russian and East European StudiesThe University of BirminghamUK

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