If the experts are right, Soviet President Leonid Brezhnev's 14-year rule may be rapidly nearing an end. Who will next wield supreme authority over the world's "other" superpower? Not even Brezhnev himself knows for sure. It was a field day for Kremlin-watchers. For four days last May, Leonid Ilyich Brezhnev, Soviet president and Communist party chief, was in West Germany- his first visit outside the borders of the Soviet Union in nearly a year. To those experts who regularly pore over photos of top Soviet officials to seek out with magnifying glasses each new blemish and wrinkle in their search for clues to the health of the Kremlin elite, it was a rare opportunity for a candid, up-close look at Russia's number one comrade, the one Soviet leader who is a little more equal than all the others.
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