Mikhail Zimyanin

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Mikhail Zimyanin
Михаил Зимянин
Editor-in-chief of Pravda
In office
21 July 1965 – 5 March 1976
Preceded by Alexey Rumyantsev
Succeeded by Viktor Afanasyev
Ambassador of the Soviet Union to Czechoslovakia
In office
20 February 1960 – 8 April 1965
Preceded by Ivan Grishin
Succeeded by Stepan Chervonenko
Ambassador of the Soviet Union to Vietnam
In office
21 January 1956 – 3 January 1958
Preceded by Aleksandr Lavrischev
Succeeded by Leonid Sokolov
Member of the 25th, 26th, 27th Secretariat
In office
5 March 1976 – 28 January 1987
Full member of the 23rd, 24th, 25th, 26th, 27th Central Committee
In office
8 April 1966 – 25 April 1989
Personal details
Born (1914-11-21)21 November 1914
Vitebsk, Russian Empire
Died 1 May 1995(1995-05-01) (aged 80)
Moscow, Russia
Nationality Russian
Political party Communist Party of the Soviet Union
Profession Civil servant

Mikhail Vasilyevich Zimyanin (1914–1995) (Russian: Михаил Васильевич Зимянин), (Belarusian: Міхаіл Васільевіч Зімянін) served as the editor-in-chief of the newspaper Pravda, the official publication of the Communist Party between 1965 and 1976. Afterwards, he was appointed to the party's secretariat. He retired on 28 January 1987 for "health reasons".[1]


  1. ^ "Mikhail Zimyanin". San Francisco Chronicle. Associated Press. 4 May 1995. Retrieved 31 November 2014.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)