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Sergei Khrushchev

Sergei Khrushchev, the son of former Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev, was a senior fellow at the Watson Institute for International Studies at Brown University. Khrushchev immigrated to the United States in 1991, and he and his wife, Valentina, became American citizens in 1999. His article “The Day We Shot Down the U-2” appeared in the September 2000 issue of American Heritage.

Articles by this Author

The Cuban Missile Crisis as seen from the Kremlin
Nikita Khrushchev’s son remembers a great turning point of the Cold War, as seen from behind the Iron Curtain
Nikita Khrushchev’s son recalls a world where the United States was the Evil Empire—and Soviet superpower a carefully maintained illusion.