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25th Congress of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union


25th Congress of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union

The 25th congress of the Politburo, which was elected at the 1st Plenary Session of the 25th Central Committee. The membership of the 25th Politburo remained virtually unchanged from the 24th Politburo, as did the members' average age of 66. Brezhnev himself was 69. Two new members were elevated to the Politburo, Dmitriy Ustinov and Gregory Romanov, bringing its total number to 16.


  1. ^ Congressional Quarterly, Inc. Staff (1982). Soviet Union. Congressional Quarterly, Incorporated. 

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