Definition of Gromyko, Andrei in English:

Gromyko, Andrei

proper noun

  • (1909–89), Soviet statesman, Foreign minister 1957–1985, president of the USSR 1985–8; full name Andrei Andreevich Gromyko. His appointment to the presidency (largely a formal position) by Gorbachev was widely interpreted as a manoeuvre to reduce Gromyko's influence and make possible an ending of the Cold War.

Pronunciation

Gromyko, Andrei

/ɡrəˈmiːkəʊ/