21st Congress of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union
The 21st Congress of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union took place in Moscow, USSR 27 January - 5 February 1959. It was a mid-term or "Extraordinary" Congress, timed so that Khrushchev could try to consolidate his power over rivals after the attempted coup of the so-called "Anti-Party Group" in 1957. The Seven-Year Plan of economic development was adopted.
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