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Evgenii Mikhailovich Tiazhel’nikov

diplomat , politician

Evgenii Tiazhel’nikov, USSR Politician, diplomat.

Background

Tiazhel’nikov, Evgenii was born in 1928 in Verkhniaia Sanarka, Cheliabinsk Oblast’. Son of a peasant.

Education

Graduated from the Cheliabinsk Pedagogical Institute, 1950.

Career

Lecturer. Various Komsomol and party posts in Cheliabinsk. Rector of the Cheliabinsk Pedagogical Institute, 1961-1964. Secretary of the Cheliabinsk Oblast’ Committee of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union, 1964-1968.

1st Secretary and member of the Bureau of the Central Committee of the USSR Komsomol, 1968-1977. Close to Brezhnev. Ambassador to Rumania under Andropov.

Religion

Religion is bad because it doesn't give equal treatment to women and thus offends basic human rights.

Views

Communist Party is the leading force of Soviet society, and the nucleus of all state and public organizations.