Joe Biden in the USSR

Senator Joe Biden meets with Andrei Gromyko in Moscow, 01/14/1988. Photo: Eduard Pesov / TASS

After Joe Biden’s victory in the US presidential elections, the YouTube channel of the Russian State Television and Radio Fund published the footage of Biden’s visit to Moscow in 1988.

“Today, in the Kremlin, Andrei Andreyevich Gromyko (the head of the USSR Supreme Soviet Presidium) received the renowned American Senator, member of the US Senate Foreign Relations Commission, Joseph Biden,” announcer Yevgeny Suslov comments off-screen.

Джо Байден на встрече с Громыко в Кремле. Время. Эфир 15 января 1988

At the meeting, Biden discussed with Gromyko the ratification of the Treaty on the Elimination of Intermediate-Range and Shorter-Range Missiles.

Further reading: “Joe Biden’s long history with Moscow

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  1. November 10, 2020

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