Sergei Khrushchev

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Sergei Nikitich Khrushchev (Russian: Серге́й Ники́тич Хрущёв, July 2, 1935 – June 18, 2020) was a Russian-American engineer. He was the son of former Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev.

Khrushchev worked in many high-level engineering positions. From 1968 to 1991, he worked at the Control Computer Institute in Moscow.

From the years 1958 to 1968, Khrushchev worked as an engineer, then later as a deputy section head in charge of guidance systems for missile and space design.

He was an advisor to the Cold War Museum.[1] He was a Senior Fellow at the Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs at Brown University.

In July 1999, he became a naturalized American citizen.[2]

Khrushchev shot himself on June 18, 2020 at his Cranston, Rhode Island home at the age of 84.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Cold War Museum website". Archived from the original on 2014-06-30. Retrieved 2020-02-02.
  2. Kerlin, Janet. "Sergei Khrushchev will take oath of U.S. citizenship on July 12". Brown University News. Brown University. Retrieved 15 June 2015.
  3. Ex-Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev’s son dies in US