's IBM headquarters Khrushchev expressed little interest in the computers but greatly admired the self-service cafeteria and on his return introduced self-service in the Soviet Union. By Party protocol Khrushchev was required to approve these arrests and did little or nothing to save his friends and colleagues. Khrushchev did what he could to assist his hometown.
He served as First Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union from 1953 to 1964 and as Chairman of the Council of Ministers or Premier from 1958 to 1964. Nikita Sergeyevich Khrushchev (April 15 [O. During what was known in the Soviet Union as the Great Patriotic War (Eastern Front of World War II) Khrushchev was again a commissar serving as an intermediary between Stalin and his generals.