Home > History > Swimming Leonid BrezhnevSwimming Leonid Brezhnev September 5, 20182018-09-05T09:24:55+00:002018-09-05T10:24:15+00:00 History No Comments In the ’70s, Soviet leader Leonid Brezhnev used to swim in the pool regularly, marking the distance of at least 1 km. His bodyguards; the KGB officers of the 9th KGB Directorate, had to swim alongside the leader as well. Tags:KGB, KGB officers, Leonid Brezhnev, soviet leaders, Soviet Russia, USSRRelated Posts The Online Community That Collects Strange Vintage Postcards from Pre-Revolutionary Russia In 1959, Nikita Khrushchev was denied permission to visit Disneyland during a state visit to the U.S. Soviet fashion model Galina Milowskaya on Red Square, 1969, Moscow American Bald Eagle Statue in the Heart of Saint Petersburg Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Name (required)Email (required)Website Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.