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Brežnev at Komsomol convention, 1974

In by Silvio DellʼAcqua

Leonid Brezhnev (1906 – 1982) signs autographs during the convention of the All-Union Leninist Young Communist League (“Komsomol”), in the Kremlin Palace (Moscow) 24th – 30th April 1974. At that time, the league counted 34 millions members among Soviet youths (source: Novost agency). (photo: URSS 75 yearbook © 1975 Novosti news agency, Moscow – personal collection)