Yuliya Khrushcheva (center) at the Thaw (Ottepel) exhibition at Moscow's

Granddaughter of Cold War-era Soviet leader dies after being hit by train near Moscow

The woman attempted to cross the rail tracks away from the established safe crossing The granddaughter of Nikita Khrushchev, who led the Soviet Union during the Cuban Missile Crisis, died on Thursday after being struck by a suburban train near Moscow, an emergencies service source told TASS. “On Thursday morning, 77-year-old Yulia Khrushcheva died after…

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