Yuriy ANDROPOV, USSR Dipl, with rank of Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary. Head,Department for Liaison with Communist and Workers’ Parties of Socialist Countries, Central Committee of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union, since 1957 Member of the Central Committee of the Communist Party since 1961.
Deputy, Soviet of the Union, USSR Supreme Soviet of 1950 convocation. Played important role in suppression of 1956 Hungarian uprising by Soviet troops. As member of Communist Party of the Soviet Union delegate visited: 1957 Mongolian Popular Republic.
1958 Yugoslavia, Hungary and Bulgaria. 1959 Poland and China. 1960 Rumania; 1961 Albania.
1950 Secretary, Central Committee, Communist Party Karelo-Finnish Soviet Socialist Republic. 1953 counselor, USSR Embassy in Hungary. 1953-1957 USSR Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to Hungary.